Author Biographical Info

The American Medical Informatics Association Nursing Informatics History Project is an offshoot of the nursing informatics archive started at the National Library of Medicine by Dr. Virginia Saba in 1997. The project launched in 2008 as an endeavor to document what nursing informatics means, its history and future, and people and events that shaped the discipline. See more at


MS 186

Publication Date(s)

December 17, 2014




Nursing, Informatics, Bioinformatics, Houston (TX), University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, books, pamphlets, brochures


Nursing Informatics Project papers contains books, pamphlets, brochures, and manuals detailing nursing informatics from 1962-2012 totaling 267 items. One linear foot of vertical files containing articles, SCAME 1981 NIH Conference notes, and documents about the history of early software for nursing education. Materials collected, preserved, and create as part of the American Medical Informatics Association Nursing Informatics History Project. See more at MS 186.


Collection acquired from University of Texas, School of Biomedical Informatics (SBMI) who facilitated the transfer of materials from the University of Maryland School of Nursing. Main contributors are Virginia Saba and Susan Newbold. Accruals may occur.



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