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We hope that these blogs and digital resources will be of interest to readers of Early Medicine.

  • Anatomia 1522–1867: Full page plates and other significant illustrations of human anatomy from the Fisher Library, University of Toronto.

  • Books, Health, and History: The blog of the Center for the History of Medicine and Public Health at the New York Academy of Medicine, with articles on the collections of NYAM’s library.

  • Brought to Life: The history of medicine website of the Science Museum, London, with resources for students and their teachers.

  • Circulating Now: The blog of the historical collections of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

  • De re medica: The blog of the Osler Library, McGill University.

  • Early Modern Medicine: A blog on early modern medicine, focusing particularly on bodies, gender, sex and reproduction. Edited by Dr Jennifer Evans (Founding Editor) and Dr Sara Read.

  • Glasgow Incunabula Project: A stand-alone catalogue of the University of Glasgow Library’s important incunabula collection, which contains many medical works, with an associated blog.

  • International Network for the History of Hospitals: Website of the International Network for the History of Hospitals, which provides a forum for scholars studying the history of hospitals, including hospitals in the ancient, medieval and early modern periods.

  • Medic@: The digital library of the historical section of the Bibliothèque interuniversitaire de Santé, Paris, with extensive resources relating to ancient, medieval and early modern medicine.

  • Medicine, Ancient and Modern: The blog of Dr Caroline Petit, on ancient medicine and its connections with later periods in history.

  • The Casebooks Project: A digital edition of the records of two astrological medical practitioners, Simon Forman and Richard Napier, in early modern England.

  • The Recipes Project: A collaborative blog about the history of recipes, edited by Dr Elaine Leong (Founding Editor), Dr Lisa Smith (Founding Editor), Dr Amanda Herbert and Dr Laurence Totelin. The Recipes Project explores food history, domestic medicine, magic, gender and more.

If you have other suggestions to add to this list, please contact Dr Elma Brenner at earlymedicineblog@wellcome.ac.uk.