UAMS Digital Library Now Features the AMS Journal

JournalThe digital collections website of the UAMS Historical Research Center recently announced the addition of a new digital collection containing page images and searchable text from journals published by the Arkansas Medical Society from 1870 to 1922. You may view the collection here:

Consulted frequently for biographical research, these titles are also a significant source of information regarding medical knowledge, education, practice and social attitudes toward the treatment and prevention of disease in Arkansas.

The journal volumes are being digitized in-house using equipment purchased with a federally funded 2011 Digital Preservation Award (National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health Contract No. HHSN-276-2011-00007-C with the Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library). After completion of this project in December 2012, the HRC staff plans to digitize other frequently consulted historical materials including yearbooks, matriculation records, and physician directories.