NLM ’s 2017-2027 Strategic Plan
“Every day more than four million people use NLM resources; every hour, a petabyte of data moves in or out of our computing systems.” The National Library of Medicine Board of Regents has released the Strategic Plan for 2017-2027: “A Platform for Biomedical Discovery and Data-Powered Health.” Working in conjunction with NLM planning staff, the Board identified themes to use as a framework to develop future priorities and directions. Public input was solicited on these themes: Advancing data science, open science, and biomedical informatics Advancing biomedical discovery and translational science Supporting the public’s health: clinical systems, public health systems and services, and personal health Building collections to support discovery and health in the 21st century In addition, the following topics were considered across the four themes: partnerships, user communities, user engagement and educational outreach, international engagement,health disparities, standards, infrastructure, workforce development, research needs and funding. The Strategic Plan introduces three major goals: Accelerate discovery and advance health by providing the tools for data-driven research. Reach more people in more ways through enhanced dissemination and engagement pathways. Build a workforce for data-driven research and health. From Dr. Patricia Brennan’s introduction: Data-driven discovery requires sophisticated library and information science to open...
Source: Dragonfly - Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Patricia Devine Tags: Data Science News from NLM Source Type: news
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