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History of Medicine
History of Medicine
What can we help you with?
Do I need an appointment or letter of introduction to use the collections?
How can I donate to historical collections?
What are the History of Medicine Reading Room hours?
What is IndexCat™?
May I bring coats, bags, pens, highlighters, and refreshments into the History of Medicine Reading Room?
Where can I get the XML for the IndexCat™ collections?
How often is historical material retrieved from the stacks?
Are there dtds available for the collections in IndexCat™?
How do I connect to IndexCat™?
How long does it take for material to come up from the stacks?
How do I search IndexCat™?
Where do I pick up material I requested?
Do I have to register in the History of Medicine Reading Room?
May I check out books from the historical collections?
How do I perform a phrase search in IndexCat™?
Are there computer stations with printers in the History of Medicine Reading Room?
Can I do searches for languages?
How do I search dates in IndexCat™?
How do I borrow material from the historical collections?
Can I search a range of dates?
How can I get copies of material in historical collections?
How can I do a sort in IndexCat™?
What kinds of records will I find in IndexCat™?
How can I access my search history in IndexCat™?
How can I most efficiently use my time in historical collections?
How do I email, export, and print records from IndexCat™?
Where can I find Islamic and Western manuscripts?
How can I search for a person or organization's papers?
Will a search check my spelling?
How do I look for sources for genealogical and biographical research?
Where can I get information on the history of NIH?
Where can I find information on the history of NLM?
Is there a list of Index-Catalogue journal titles for the journal abbreviations?
How do I look for Journal articles in the history of medicine?
Why in Index-Catalogue are there two forms of author entries?
How do I look for primary source material in the history of medicine?
What are the rules for the Index-Catalogue material indexed in IndexCat™?
How do I look for NLM historical material that is online?
How do I search in the eTKeVK2 collections for a word with a special character?
Where can I find answers on how to use IndexCat?
Can I search for word roots (strings of letters) in the eTKeVK2 collections?
How do I search for names that have variant forms in the eTKeVK2 collections?
What browsers support IndexCat™?
I found a mistake in IndexCat™. How do I report it?
How do I search the Directory of History of Medicine Collections?
What is the Directory of History of Medicine Collections?
How do I use the Directory of History of Medicine Collections Map?
How do I add my oral history interviews to the Directory?
Where can I find historical pictures?
What materials are in NLM's historical collections?
Where are NLM's historical collections located?
Are NLM's historical collections online?