Archive for Digitization

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Classic Anatomical Text Digitized by Health Sciences Library

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The Health Sciences Library’s copy of Paolo Mascagni’s Vasorum Lymphaticorum Corporis Humani Historia et Ichnographia [The Lymphatic Vessels of the Human Body: Research and Illustrations], a landmark work in the history of anatomy, has recently been digitized. It can be accessed through its catalog record in CLIO, the Columbia University Library’s online catalog, or directly in the Medical Heritage Library.

Nursing School Alumni Magazine Now Available Online

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Archives & Special Collections at the Columbia University Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library is pleased to announce the digitization of the Quarterly Magazine, the publication of the Columbia University-Presbyterian Hospital School of Nursing Alumni Association.  The issues included date from 1906, when the magazine was established, through 1952 with the exception of the 1922-26 volumes which were too fragile to digitize.

Cowper's 1737 "Anatomy of Humane Bodies" Digitized

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Archives & Special Collections at the A. C. Long Health Sciences Library is pleased to announce the digitization of another of our classic anatomy texts, this time the 2nd  (1737) edition of William Cowper’s The Anatomy of Humane Bodies (and, no, that’s not a typo but rather a variant 18th century spelling of “human”).  It can be seen here:https://archive.org/details/ldpd_11735308_000

Archives & Special Collections Receives METRO Grant

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Archives & Special Collections has received a Digital Conversion Micro-Grant from METRO, the New York Metropolitan Library Council.  The grant will allow us to complete the digitization of the annual reports of six former or current health care constituents of the Columbia University Medical Center dating from 1920 to the present.