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Faculty Appreciation Week!

“The P.S.C. able faculty is the one dominant force who keeps the entire ball revolving” — B.J. Palmer, 1911 Announcement, p. 95                               In honor of Faculty Appreciation Week, enjoy some photos of Palmer’s amazing early faculty!                  …

Digitize This!

New online content is now available to our students, faculty, and chiropractic history enthusiasts though our digitization project: We recently uploaded six B.J. Palmer publications that are now available in a searchable Flipbook format: —Few Fearful…Fatal Flu Facts and Figures —Chiropractic for Men —Chiropractic Questions and Answers —Crowding the Hour —Diagnosis vs. Analysis —Chiropractic Has Earned the Right to Live…

30 Years Ago Today: Palmer College Acquires Central High

Happy April Fool’s Day! Beconned was the special April Fool’s edition of Palmer’s student newspaper, the Beacon. Every year the students running the newspaper filled an entire issue with the most ridiculous stories they could come up with. Keep reading to see a couple examples from 1989!                          …

Recently Researched – Historic Chart

Did you know that the archives have historic charts and diagrams? Last week we scanned this Physiological Chart of the Involuntary Nervous System for an alumnus to decorate his office!     This chart was created in 1905 by George M. Goodell. The original chart measures 17.5 x 37 inches and had to be scanned in four separate sections due…

Check Out Our Digital Collections!

The Palmer College of Chiropractic Special Collections and Archives have created a repository for historical content, available for you to access anywhere, for free, online!  Using our searchable, flipbook format, you can access select Palmer yearbooks, Green Books, B.J. Palmer Pamphlets, photographs and more! You can access the digital collections from our website: www.library.palmer.edu/specialcollections A huge thanks to all our…

Intro to Special Collections and Archives

Our Special Collections & Archives are the largest collection of chiropractic materials in the world housed under one roof. We have books, manuscripts, theses, photographs, paintings, journals, research papers – the list goes on and on! And here in the archives you can view practically everything we have in the collection, whether or not it is in the catalog! We…

Anatomical Models Available for Check-out at the Library

Do you need to be someplace other than the Library while you study for your next anatomy test?  The Library now has numerous bone models available for checkout at the Reserve Desk on the second floor of the Library. Some of the items available for checkout are spines, skulls and various arm and leg bones.  The bones are available for…

San Jose Campus Library offers leisure reading materials

Beginning this year, Palmer’s San Jose Campus Library started receiving new periodicals for students’ leisure reading moments.  The new titles include: Money Outside People Poder Hispanic Real Simple Shape Sports Illustrated These current leisure reading journals will be kept for the current calendar year.  We hope you enjoy these new additions to the collection! -Phyllis

Upgraded journals through Wiley Online Library

The library has been very fortunate to work with a consortium of other Iowa private academic libraries (IPAL) to upgrade the journals titles we have access through Wiley Online Library to the Full Journal Collection.  This collection has 1,342 titles published by Wiley which is nearly the entire compliment of journals published by this publisher.  All of the titles are…

Room to relax at San Jose Campus

The Library on the San Jose Campus is excited to host the new Meditation Room. Created by the Associated Student Government (ASG), the Meditation Room is a quiet and peaceful space where students can take time out from their busy days to relax, reflect, meditate or simply rest their senses. We had to flip on the overhead lights in order…

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