National Library of Medicine Receives Grant to Digitize Medical Heritage Works Dating Back to 17th Century
Connotea Imports 2012-07-31
"The National Library of Medicine (NLM)...has been named a partner in a multi-centered grant to digitize materials in the history of medicine. As one of five libraries participating in the digital Medical Heritage Project, NLM will receive $360,000 over the next two months to digitize items from its historical medical collections. The initiative is funded by a $1.5 million award to the Open Knowledge Commons, a nonprofit organization dedicated to building a universal digital library for democratic access to information, from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation...."