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The RML convened and celebrated our Regional Advisory Council (RAC) at the final meeting of the contract on December 7, 2015. Representing diverse perspectives of almost 400 network members, the RAC has admirably carried out its charge to advise PNR’s programs and services. Themes of this meeting underscored the importance of collaboration with communities, practitioners, researchers,… Read More »
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On October 22, 1965, the Medical Library Assistance Act was passed authorizing the National Library of Medicine (NLM) to provide grant funding to develop a national system of regional medical libraries. This network, called the Regional Medical Library (RML) Network, changed its name to the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) in 1991. Today the ~6,400-member NN/LM, considered a field force in… Read More »
Announcement from Betsy L. Humphreys, Acting Director, National Library of Medicine The NLM Working Group of the Advisory Committee to the Director of NIH (ACD) will present its vision and recommendations for an expansive and exciting future for NLM to the full ACD on June 11, 2015. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 11:15… Read More »
Betsy L. Humphreys was appointed the National Library of Medicine’s (NLM) Acting Director effective April 1, 2015, following the retirement of Dr. Donald A.B. Lindberg. NLM is one of the 27 Institutes and Centers that comprise the National Institutes of Health. Humphreys has served as NLM’s deputy director since 2005, sharing responsibility with the Director… Read More »
Announcing a very important opportunity to contribute feedback of the value of the National Library of Medicine, and to directly influence the future of this organization. Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health, has convened a Working Group to Chart the Course for the NIH National Library of Medicine. In particular, comments… Read More »