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The Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) have announced the five members of the 2018-2019 cohort of the NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program. The jointly sponsored program matches fellows and mentors in a one-year leadership development program. Since the program began in 2002, 54% of fellow graduates have… Read More »
NLM Director Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD, has announced the appointment of Dina Paltoo, PhD, MPH, as NLM Assistant Director for Policy Development. In this role, she leads NLM’s policy and legislative activities which promote access to scientific data and information, as well as health information technology. Dr. Paltoo had performed the duties in an… Read More »
The NNLM Evaluation Office is offering a 5-week workshop on outcomes-based program planning, running from April 30 – June 4. In the words of the immortal Yogi Berra, “if you don’t know where you’re going, you might not get there.” Participants will learn how to identify desired outcomes, create an outcomes-based project plan using logic… 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 »
Trevor Owens, PhD, will speak at 11:00 AM PDT on April 5th at the National Library of Medicine on Scientists’ Hard Drives, Databases, and Blogs: Preservation Intent and Source Criticism in the Digital History of Science, Technology and Medicine. He is the Head of Digital Content Management at the Library of Congress and the author of three… Read More »