Drew Bourn

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A History of Lane Medical Library

by on April 5, 2021 9:00 am
The theme of National Library Week (April 4-10, 2021) this year is “Welcome to Your Library.” To celebrate, we are sharing a brief history of our library. Since we were established, Lane Medical Library has evolved to meet our community’s needs — including expanding our virtual services to meet the unique demands of the last… Read more A History of Lane Medical Library

13th-Century Medical Book in Lane Library Now Digitized

by on January 14, 2021 9:00 am
Thousands of rare books are housed in The Medical History Center, located in Lane Library. Now you can view the oldest book in the collection online. The oldest book in the collection is a 13th-century Arabic manuscript that was part of an encyclopedia called “The Comprehensive Book on the Art of Medicine” (الشامل في الصناعة… Read more 13th-Century Medical Book in Lane Library Now Digitized

Visit the new Leonardo da Vinci's exhibit

by on May 28, 2019 2:50 pm
The Medical History Center, located in Lane Library, is a contributing partner to the new exhibit “Leonardo’s Library: The World of a Renaissance Reader“, on view through October 13 in the Bing Wing of Green Library. Paula Findlen, the Chair of the Stanford Department of History, oversaw this project to celebrate 500 years since the death… Read more Visit the new Leonardo da Vinci's exhibit

March is Women's History Month

by on March 20, 2019 9:29 am
Celebrate Women’s History Month by stopping by Lane’s new exhibit “Adelaide Brown: A Stanford Medicine Pioneer,” located in the exhibit area near the entrance to Lane Library.   The exhibit recounts how this nineteenth-century graduate from Cooper Medical College (the school that later became Stanford Medicine) became an early champion of women’s health care in California. A… Read more March is Women's History Month

[2019 Lane Exhibit] Adelaide Brown: A Stanford Medicine Pioneer

by on January 9, 2019 9:53 am
Lane Medical Library wishes everyone a happy new year by launching its 2019 annual exhibit in the library hallway — Adelaide Brown: A Stanford Medicine Pioneer. It is about Adelaide Brown, a woman who received her MD degree from Cooper Medical College (the predecessor to today’s Stanford Medicine) in 1892. Brown took on many initiatives and leadership… Read more [2019 Lane Exhibit] Adelaide Brown: A Stanford Medicine Pioneer