Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has announced the upcoming retirement of Donald Lindberg as Director of the National Library of Medicine (NLM). Dr. Lindberg will be retiring at the end of March 2015.
Dr. Lindberg’s many accomplishments since he first started in 1984 were described. He is “a pioneer in applying computer and communications technology to biomedical research, health care, and the delivery of health information wherever it is needed.” We have appreciated Dr. Lindberg’s unwavering support of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM).
NIH Director’s statement on Dr. Lindberg’s retirement: http://www.nih.gov/about/director/11062014_statement_lindberg.htm