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New services. Reference librarians at Countway do not staff a reference desk. Instead we make consultation appointments with library users seeking our services for aid with finding materials, database searching, systematic reviews, and... Read more

The Center for the History of Medicine (CHoM) at Countway Library has long been an integral member of the Medical Heritage Library (MHL), a collaboration among leading national and international libraries to digitize their historical holdings and... Read more

The job of medical librarianship is extraordinarily rewarding. When you help someone you receive the immediate appreciation of the person that has been helped, a fulfilling part of the role of many librarians, but one also comes to understand... Read more

The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has awarded the Center for the History of Medicine at Countway Library a grant of over $365,000. The grant will enable the Center and collaborators at the University of Alberta Libraries to... Read more

Volunteers and community members met to share food, recipes and remedies at the Countway Community Garden’s Harvest Festival. Attendees enjoyed hand-bagged herbal teas and a potluck feast made by the gardeners. Slideshow published on September 23... Read more

August 13, 2014—The antibody treatment given to two American missionaries infected with the Ebola virus may seem like a modern day miracle cure, but researchers created similar, if cruder, antibody therapies as far back as the 1880s to treat... Read more

July 8, 2014—At the Countway Library community garden, many hands make light work—and tasty results. Recently, volunteers gathered on a bright afternoon to beautify the garden and tend to the plants.

After a long and chilly spring, the... Read more

May 20, 2014—A March 17 or December 24 birthday often meant that the woman did not know her real birthday or perhaps even her age. She perhaps adopted a date significant to Irish Catholicism as a memory aid and as a link to home. A patient who... Read more

April 22 (Earth Day), 2014—Spring may have played hide-and-seek this year, yet the community gardeners at Countway Library recently spent a sunny, windy afternoon at the... Read more

A Boston magazine blog post looks at the Strong Medicine exhibit at Countway Library. Read the full story.


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