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The NLM Update was held at the Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association in Atlanta, GA, on May 30. Three speakers presented on NLM and data science; NLM 2017-2027 Strategic Planning; the National Network of Libraries of Medicine; and NLM-wide projects. The NLM Update slides are available. Patricia Flatley Brennan, Director, National Library of… Read More »
Is your position related to public health? Then consider applying for a Sewell Stipend to attend the 2018 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Expo November 10-14 in San Diego! This year’s meeting theme is Creating the Healthiest Nation: Health Equity Now. The Sewell Travel Award for Public Health Committee anticipates funding approximately eight… Read More »
The Genetics Home Reference website was first launched on April 25, 2003, at NLM’s Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications. The creation of Genetics Home Reference coincided with the completion of the Human Genome Project, a 13-year international effort to map the entire human genome. Genetics Home Reference was designed to provide a bridge… Read More »
On April 4, NNLM PSR presented Citizen Science in Libraries: Fostering Community Connections on Citizen Science Day and Beyond. The featured presenters were Darlene Cavalier, professor of practice at Arizona State University and the founder of SciStarter, a citizen science database and platform, and Dan Stanton, Associate Librarian in the Engagement and Learning Services Department… Read More »
Test your historical knowledge of NNLM by answering the following questions: What year saw the adoption of the official name, National Network of Libraries of Medicine? Which five-year NNLM contract period included the establishment of three new NNLM Centers? Which five-year NNLM contract period received extra funds to support consumer health projects? In what year… Read More »