Medical Heritage Library Tenth Anniversary Conference

Medical Heritage Library Tenth Anniversary Conference The Medical Heritage Library, Inc. is pleased to announce its Tenth Anniversary virtual conference will take place on Friday, November 13. Dr. Jaipreet Virdi, author of Hearing Happiness: Deafness Cures in History and Assistant Professor for the Department of History at the University of Delaware, will be the keynote speaker.

The conference is free and open to the public. It will be held on Zoom from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm EST on November 13.  The full program and registration information is available on the Medical Heritage Library Website (<>). We ask that you register for the event<> in advance.

We invite scholars, educators, and allied health professionals to join us for this interdisciplinary event.  Conference sessions will feature research that derives strength from access to Medical Heritage Library collections. They will include presentations in digital and medical humanities; disability studies; history of medicine and technology; library and information science; literary studies; food studies; and cultural studies.

The Medical Heritage Library<> is a collaborative digitization and discovery organization committed to providing open access resources in the history of healthcare and the health sciences. We aspire to be a visible, research-driven history of medicine and health community that serves a broad, interdisciplinary constituency. Our goal is to make high-quality content available online and to simplify and centralize the discovery of these resources.

Please join us for this free online event!


Stephen J. Greenberg, MSLS, PhD, AHIP

Section Head, Rare Books & Early Manuscripts History of Medicine Division National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health US Department of Health and Human Services Bethesda, MD 20894


Telework hours: 7:30am-4:00pm, M-F

Phone: 301-827-4577

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