In recognition of the need to support research to develop innovative and transformative mathematical and statistical approaches to address important data-driven biomedical and health challenges, the National Library of Medicine and the National Science Foundation have issued a joint funding opportunity to support the Initiative on Generalizable Data Science Methods for Biomedical Research. The application submission window deadline is in early January, 2019.
NLM announces the appointment of Clem McDonald, MD, to the newly created position of Chief Health Data Standards Officer for the National Library of Medicine, effective November 1, 2018.
The National Library of Medicine has teamed up with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) to conduct a study on forecasting the long-term costs for preserving, archiving, and promoting access to biomedical data.
NNLM PSR Consumer Health Librarian Nora Franco writes about celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month and highlights the 2018 themes from Listo.gov, including resources in English and Spanish, with tips for effective disaster preparedness plans.