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Bioethics Research Library Collection of Newsletters

 Collection
Identifier: BRL-035
The collection consists of more than 250 publications created by organizations, universities, societies, and other groups to promote and examine bioethical issues. Some of these topics include: Abortion, AIDS and HIV, Animal research, Business ethics, End of life care, Euthanasia, Disability rights, Health care and law, Health care and religion/Christianity, Hospitals, Human experimentation, Human reproduction and family planning, Medical ethics, Medical humanities, Mental health ethics, Professional ethics, Public health, Research ethics, and Veterans health. A complete inventory of the collection is available here https://repository.library.georgetown.edu/handle/10822/711246

It includes newsletters published internationally and a variety of languages (French, Spanish, Slavic, and Portuguese).

These newsletters were kept and maintained the by the Bioethics Research Library from the 1970s through the 2000s.

Dates

  • 1963 - 2019

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Materials are open without restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Researchers are solely responsible for determining the copyright status of the materials being used, establishing who the copyright owner is, locating the copyright owner, and obtaining permission for intended use.

Extent

25 Cubic Feet (in 26 boxes)

Overview

The collection consists of more than 250 publications created by organizations, universities, societies, and other groups to promote and examine bioethical issues. Some of these topics include: Abortion, AIDS and HIV, Animal research, Business ethics, End of life care, Euthanasia, Disability rights, Health care and law, Health care and religion/Christianity, Hospitals, Human experimentation, Human reproduction and family planning, Medical ethics, Medical humanities, Mental health ethics, Professional ethics, Public health, Research ethics, and Veterans health. A complete inventory of the collection is available here https://repository.library.georgetown.edu/handle/10822/711246

Arrangement

The collection is generally arranged alphabetically by title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was assembled by Bioethics Research Library staff.

Processing Information

The collection has been housed in archival-quality boxes and folders. Oversized materials have been placed in flat boxes. The inventory to the collection was first created in 2014 and was revised in 2022 when the collection was transferred from filing cabinets to boxes.
Title
Guide to the Bioethics Research Library Collection of Newsletters
Status
completed
Author
Nicholas Dellasanta, Charles N. Norton, and John Zarrillo
Date
2022
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Bioethics Research Library Archives Repository

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