Thirty-five Werner H. Kirsten student interns toured the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Bethesda in August to learn about the services and opportunities available.
Shana Potash, director of the National Library of Medicine Visitor Center, at left, spoke to students about the history of the library. Behind her is “The Evolution of the Library of Medicine,” a display of the library’s previous locations. Photos courtesy of Julie Hartman
Students looked at two plexiglass “books” in the National Library of Medicine. These “books” are part of the library’s Visible Human Project, which aims to create three-dimensional representations of male and female bodies. (http://www.nlm.nih.gov/research/visible/visible_human.html).