Revealing Data: Investigating The Hospital’s File Sizes (Circulating Now)

Circulating Now: Revealing Data: Investigating The Hospital’s File Sizes. “For researchers interested in the administration of British hospitals in the late 19th and early 20th century, The Hospital is a vital resource. The Hospital, a journal published in London from 1886-1921, carried the tag line ‘the modern newspaper of administrative medicine and institutional life.’ It published an enormous variety of items of interest to physicians, nurses, hospital administrators, and public health professionals—everything from medical research to notes on fire prevention and institutional kitchen management, reflections on ‘the dignity of medicine,’ opinions about housing policy, and much more. While it is possible to study the journal’s contents by skimming through its archives or searching by keyword and author, researchers can also evaluate the whole corpus, or set, of the journal’s articles. “