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With the retirement of Dr. James (Jim) Ostell, Stephen Sherry, PhD, has been named Acting Director of NLM’s National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) effective March 31, 2020.
The New England Science Bootcamp for Librarians will host a FREE virtual conference on June 11, 2020, from 9am – 4pm (US Eastern Time). Registration is open to anyone wishing to attend.
A panel of U.S. physicians and other experts has developed treatment guidelines for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), which are now posted online. They will be updated often, as new data are published.
Using the successful, long-running program of expert engagement and technology assessment called the Text Retrieval Conference (TREC) to the COVID-19 Open Research Dataset (CORD-19), the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy have launched a joint effort to support the development of search engines for research that will help in the fight against COVID-19.