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Harmful Language Alert NARA acknowledges that historical records may contain harmful language that reflect attitudes and biases at the time. NARA does not alter, edit, or modify original records or original captions, as they are part of the historical record. NARA is working to address harmful language that may appear in staff-generated legacy descriptions. The National Archives holds historical U.S. government documents (federal, congressional, and presidential records) that are created or received by the President and his staff, by Congress, by employees of Federal government agencies, and by the Federal courts in the course of their official duties. The National Archives Catalog contains descriptions for NARA's nationwide holdings in the Washington, DC area; regional facilities; and Presidential Libraries. Visit the National Archives Catalog or begin your search here: Features of the National Archives Catalog: We Want to Hear from You! Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities Contact Us

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Public Domain Collections: Free to Share & Reuse That means everyone has the freedom to enjoy and reuse these materials in almost limitless ways. The Library now makes it possible to download such items in the highest resolution available directly from the Digital Collections website. Search Digital Collections ECOTOX In addition to chemical data updates, ECOTOX has added new features based on user feedback: You can now send your EXPLORE queries directly to SEARCH to customize the output fields and further refine data results for the Chemical, Species or Effect of interest! See the example below on how this can be done.You can make your own "Custom group" in EXPLORE for Chemicals, Species and Effects using the box on the upper left side of website and selecting to either browse groups or enter by CAS number, NCBI TaxID, or effect code.Delayed effects are now referred to as "Post-exposure measurements" to better reflect the actual test data and are automatically included in SEARCH and EXPLORE. You can choose to exclude these records using filter in the Effect Measurements screen under the "All Effects" parameter selection.The US Exotic/Nuisance Species group has been renamed to "US Invasive Species" to better reflect those species lists.

IHM Index Other Ways to Access IHM Image Search Engine Images from the History of Medicine is also available in Open-I®, which enables search and retrieval of abstracts and images from open source literature and biomedical image collections as well as access through an API. Open-I® allows you to search for images based on keywords in associated metadata or by features of the images themselves or a combination. You can upload your own images in order to find similar or related images.

Digital Library Of The Commons Digital Library of the Commons hidden Image DatabaseExport Citations The Art Institute of Chicago Puts 44,000+ Works of Art Online: View Them in High Resolution After the fire that totally destroyed Brazil’s Museu Nacional in Rio, many people lamented that the museum had not digitally backed up its collection and pointed to the event as a tragic example of why such digitization is so necessary. Just a couple decades ago, storing and displaying this much information was impossible, so it may seem like a strange demand to make. And in any case, two-dimensional images stored on servers—or even 3D printed copies—cannot replace or substitute for original, priceless artifacts or works of art. But museums around the world that have digitized most--or all--of their collections don’t claim to have replicated or replaced the experience of an in-person visit, or to have rendered physical media obsolete. Digital collections provide access to millions of people who cannot, or will not, ever travel to the major cities in which fine art resides, and they give millions of scholars, teachers, and students resources once available only to a select few.

FDA Poisonous Plant Database The Poisonous Plant database provides access to references in the scientific literature (primarily print literature through about 2007) describing studies and reports of the toxic properties and effects of plants and plant parts. The information in this database is intended only for scientific exchange. It has not been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration for publication nor does it have any official status. The information is continually increasing and being modified; it is neither error-free nor comprehensive. Information herein is in the public domain.

The National Library of Medicine's Visible Human Project Overview The NLM Visible Human Project has created publicly-available complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of a human male body and a human female body. Specifically, the VHP provides a public-domain library of cross-sectional cryosection, CT, and MRI images obtained from one male cadaver and one female cadaver. The Visible Man data set was publicly released in 1994 and the Visible Woman in 1995. The data sets were designed to serve as (1) a reference for the study of human anatomy, (2) public-domain data for testing medical imaging algorithms, and (3) a test bed and model for the construction of network-accessible image libraries.

Entire CGP Catalog - Basic Search: Full Catalog Welcome to the Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP)! The CGP is the finding tool for federal publications that includes descriptive information for historical and current publications as well as direct links to the full document, when available. Users can search by authoring agency, title, subject, and general keywords, or click on "Advanced Search" for more options. The catalog offers you the option to find a nearby Federal Depository Library that has a particular publication or that can provide expert assistance in finding and using related U.S. government information. 25 Million Images From 14 Art Institutions to Be Digitized & Put Online In One Huge Scholarly Archive Digital art archives, says Thomas Gaehtgens, director of the Getty Research Institute, are “Sleeping Beauties, and they are waiting to be discovered and kissed.” It’s an odd metaphor, especially since the archive to which Gaehtgens refers currently contains photographic treasures like that of Medieval Christian art from the Netherlands Institute for Art History. But soon, Pharos, the “International Consortium of Photo Archives,” will host 25 million images, Ted Loos reports at The New York Times, “17 million of them artworks and the rest supplemental material."

PubMed Dietary Supplement Subset Search Dietary Supplements on PubMed Your literature search will be automatically limited to the Dietary Supplement (DS) Subset of PubMed. Your searches are free. About the PubMed Dietary Supplement Subset ODS and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) partnered to create this Dietary Supplement Subset of NLM’s PubMed. PubMed provides access to citations from the MEDLINE database and additional life science journals. David Rumsey Historical Map Collection The new MapRank search tool enables geographical searching of the collection by map location and coverage, in a Google Map window. Pan and zoom the Google Map to the area of the world you want maps of, and the results will automatically appear as a scrollable list of maps with thumbnail images in the right side window. The maps in the right side list are ranked by coverage, with the maps that have coverage closest to your search window listed at the top. Mousing over any map in the list will show the map's coverage as a light red rectangle on top of the Google Map.