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Women in Science and Medicine at the Rubenstein Library: Getting Started

Primary Sources Online

Duke University affiliates can access these subscription databases with a variety of primary sources documenting the history of science in medicine with a focus on the United States. Consult with a librarian to locate materials within these resources with a focus on women and gender.


This guide is an overview of the Rubenstein Library's collections documenting the rich history of women's contributions to medicine, nursing, public health, biology, and other scientific fields.  

History of Medicine

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Rachel Ingold
History of Medicine Collections
Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Bingham Center Librarian

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Kelly Wooten
Research Services Librarian, Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture, Rubenstein Library
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