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May

03

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NLM Announces the Departure of NCBI Director Dr. David Lipman

Posted by on May 3rd, 2017 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine today announced the departure of David J. Lipman, MD, who has served as the Director of the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) since its creation almost 30 years ago. Dr. Lipman is assuming the position of Chief Science Officer at Impossible Foods, a new company applying molecular biology to… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, General, NCBI, PubMed

May

03

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DOCLINE Reaches Milestone of 40 Million Requests!

Posted by on May 3rd, 2017 0 comments

Tugger On May 2, 2017, at 1:16 pm Eastern Time, the Community Health Network in Indianapolis, IN, entered DOCLINE request number 4,000,0000. This request was filled by the Health Sciences library at Franciscan Health Indianapolis, at 9:33 am Eastern Time, on May 3, 2017. DOCLINE, the National Library of Medicine’s automated interlibrary loan (ILL) request… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, DOCLINE

May

02

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Call for Papers in Journal of eScience Librarianship (JeSLIB) Special Issue: “Visualizing the (Data) Future”

Posted by on May 2nd, 2017 0 comments

Data Visualization is an increasingly important research area due to its wide range of applications in many disciplines. Visualizations provide a visual overview in order to explore, analyze, and present something often difficult to understand. In the field of data science, librarians have emerged to help address this challenge. In this Special Issue of the… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Data, E-Science

Apr

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New Illustrated History of NLM’s Development Will Be Published June 26, 2017!

Posted by on April 28th, 2017 0 comments

The National Library of Medicine has announced the forthcoming publication, on June 26, 2017, of a new, illustrated history of its development, from the early 19th century through the late 20th century. Co-edited by Jeffrey S. Reznick, PhD, and Kenneth M. Koyle, chief and deputy chief of the NLM History of Medicine Division, and made… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Events, General, NLM Resources

Apr

21

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AIDSinfo Website Gets an Update and Redesign!

Posted by on April 21st, 2017 0 comments

The AIDSinfo website was updated on April 15th and includes a new design and an improved look and feel. Major enhancements include: Reorganization of patient education materials: all patient education materials are now located in a new Understanding HIV/AIDS section of the website. AIDSinfo patient education materials include fact sheets, infographics, an HIV/AIDS glossary, and… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools

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