Women-Led Codeathon. . .A First for NLM
It was an idea whose time had come. NLM is well known and respected for hosting and sponsoring codeathons that bring together researchers and coders from diverse technical backgrounds together to create tools that solve relevant problems for the biomedical community in a collaborative—not competitive—way. But now NLM can also be known for bringing gender… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - October 17, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: blogs

Checking in on GenBank
When high schoolers in New York City were curious whether the sushi in their local market contained the kind of fish that was advertised, GenBank held the clues. When historians wanted to identify the sequence of the lethal pandemic 1918 influenza virus that killed millions worldwide, they found the answer through GenBank. When physicians were… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - October 3, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: Programs & Services Source Type: blogs

Data Science Takes Flight at NLM
One year after kicking off a data science training program, NLM celebrated by hosting a data science open house for staff on August 27. During the half-day event with a flight theme, more than 300 employees collected a data science passport that could be stamped by checking out posters, participating in a trivia game, attending… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - September 19, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Guest Author Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: blogs

Actor M ädchen Amick Talks Mental Health in NIH MedlinePlus Magazine
The current issue of NIH MedlinePlus magazine brings you Riverdale and Twin Peaks actress Mädchen Amick talking about the stigma of mental health disorders and her son’s bipolar disorder. Amick opens up about her son’s situation, advocates for NIH research, and shares her message of hope. She says, “I want other parents to know that it is scary… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - September 5, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: People Publications Source Type: blogs

NLM Celebrates Acquisition of Selma and Lois DeBakey Papers
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has acquired the papers of sisters Selma DeBakey (1915-2013) and Lois DeBakey, PhD (1920-2016), pioneers in biomedical communications who used humor as one of their signature teaching techniques. These remarkable women also wrote extensively about the responsibilities of authors, editors, and reviewers and on topics such as literary ethics… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - August 22, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: History People Source Type: blogs

Meet the PubMed Central Team: Perfectionists with a Sense of Humor
Data constantly comes in from publishers and vendors that need to be processed by the PubMed Central (PMC) team. These data add up quickly, adding more than 40,000 articles each month to NLM’s full-text digital archive of journal literature. In order for the article data to be publicly accessible as quickly as possible, the PMC… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - August 8, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: NLM Departments People Source Type: blogs

NLM and Chickens Help Hatch a New Generation of Data Scientists
“Chickens!” Amanda J. Wilson, head of NLM Office of Engagement and Training, said to me earlier this year. “What about chickens?” I asked. A school in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, had a citizen science program funded by an All of Usgrant through the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) and apparently there were chickens. Intrigued, I… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - July 25, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Guest Author Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: blogs

Exhibitions Connect: How Partners Bring NLM Health Information Resources to Communities Across America!
Librarians are the information superheroes of the 21stcentury. In today’s hyper-connected world, saturated with studies, reports, data, records, pictures, sponsored content, and even misinformation, librarians help us sort through it all and find the information that is meaningful, trustable, and that meets our needs. The National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world’s largest collection of… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - July 11, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: Exhibitions Featured Articles Programs & Services Source Type: blogs

Physician-Patriots: Four Signers of the Declaration of Independence
Among the 56 signers of the Declaration of Independence were four practicing physicians: two famous for their work in medicine and two better known for their political activities. (A fifth signer, Oliver Wolcott, studied medicine for a time but never practiced.) NLM in Focus is celebrating Independence Day by looking back at the important roles… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - July 3, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: History Source Type: blogs

Seeking the Best —NLM’s Collection Development and Acquisition Section
When the National Library of Medicine needs to purchase new biomedical literature, chances are the Collection Development and Acquisitions Section is involved. They select, order, and receive thousands of materials and resources, in both print and electronic formats. And just like the Library’s collection, the Collection Development and Acquisitions Section is always evolving. This fall… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - June 28, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: People Source Type: blogs

A New Plus on the NIH MedlinePlus Magazine Website
There’s a new “plus” on the NIH MedlinePlus magazine website. Whether you read English or Spanish, you can now access every article. Through feature articles, personal stories, infographics, and more, NIH MedlinePlus helps explain how NIH turns “discovery into health.” On the website, celebrities share their health struggles and triumphs, everyday Americans talk about how they cope with… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - June 20, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: Publications Source Type: blogs

Delivering on a Commitment: The NIH Manuscript Submission Team
If information is power, then the NIH Manuscript Submission (NIHMS) team is a super generator. Every month, the NIHMS team receives approximately 6,000 to 8,000 manuscripts for submission to PubMed Central (PMC). It’s part of a mission to make government-funded research available to everyone, everywhere, at any time. Managing the workflow efficiently is as complex… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - June 13, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: People Source Type: blogs

NLM and NIEHS Supporting Disaster Science Investigators
What would happen if a train derailed and chemicals were released into a community? This important question was part of training offered through a collaboration between NLM and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS). The training arose out of the NIH Disaster Research Response Program (DR2), a national framework for research on the… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - June 6, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: Events NIEHS2019 Source Type: blogs

NLM Associate Fellows: A Blast from the Past and Present
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Associate Fellowship Program is for early career librarians who are interested in becoming leaders in health sciences librarianship. Most Associate Fellows move on to careers in library science outside of NLM, but some stay. NLM in Focus asked the eight former Associate Fellows who are still at NLM about their… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - May 30, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: People Source Type: blogs

Connect, Reflect, Elevate: NLM at the MLA Annual Meeting
Over 1,000 medical librarians, informationists, educators, researchers, students, and activists attended the Medical Library Association (MLA) Annual meeting in Chicago this May. The annual meeting, the Association’s 119th, provides time to connect with colleagues, reflect on the past, and look forward to “elevate” the profession. Connect The National Library of Medicine, with its famous roof… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - May 24, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: Events Source Type: blogs

NLM Welcomes Three New Members to the Board of Regents
NLM in Focus is pleased to welcome Suzanne Bakken, RN, PhD; S. Claiborne “Clay” Johnston, PhD, MD; and Neil H. Rambo, MLS, to the NLM Board of Regents. As we’ve done in the past, we’ve reached out to these newest Board members to learn more about them. Bakken, Johnston, and Rambo share a commitment to… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - May 15, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: Advisory Bodies Source Type: blogs

TV News Anchor Norah O ’ Donnell Shares the Importance of Early Skin Cancer Detection in NIH MedlinePlus Magazine
The current issue of NIH MedlinePlus magazine brings you Emmy Award-winning journalist Norah O’Donnell discussing her melanoma diagnosis, the importance of early skin cancer detection, and the value of trusted health information. O’Donnell, a Texas native who spent countless hours in the sun growing up and used tanning beds in high school, speaks straightforwardly about… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - May 7, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: Publications Source Type: blogs

Focus on Valerie Schneider —Diving Deep into Information Engineering
Valerie Schneider, PhD, dives deep—whether it’s into the ocean or her work. Ironically, if it weren’t for a fish, this developmental biologist and deep-sea diver might not have rediscovered her love of genetics and landed a career as a staff scientist at the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). Whether she’s 100 feet below the… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - April 30, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: People Women scientists Source Type: blogs

It ’s the NLM Technical Bulletin’s Golden Anniversary!
How do I send an email? This wasn’t an easy question in 1972. Fortunately, you could have learned what to do by turning to page 6 of the newsletter we now call the NLM Technical Bulletin. For 50 years, searchers and librarians have been relying on the NLM Technical Bulletin to find out about everything… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - April 23, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: History Source Type: blogs

Present at the Creation: Building the National Center for Biotechnology Information
We take it for granted today, but 30-plus years ago it wasn’t obvious that the National Center for Biotechnology Information would become a powerhouse of molecular biotechnology information for millions of users every day. NLM in Focus spoke with three scientists who were with NCBI in the beginning—and are still here: Dennis Benson, PhD; David… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - April 15, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: History Source Type: blogs

Teenager taps into NCBI expertise and becomes finalist in science competition
The Intramural Research Program (IRP) at NIH is home to some of today’s and tomorrow’s greatest scientific minds. Hundreds of budding biomedical pioneers begin honing their scientific skills here in high school, but very few win distinction as quickly as seventeen-year-old Daniel Schäffer, whose IRP research earned him inclusion among this year’s 40 finalists in… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - April 11, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: Research & Development Source Type: blogs

Data Science and You: NLM Staff Speak Out
As the National Library of Medicine seeks to serve as a platform for biomedical discovery and data-powered health, NLM in Focus asked seven staff members to tell us how they fit into data science. Their answers are encouraging. Dwight Clarke IT Specialist (Information Security) Very briefly, what do you do at NLM? In my role as… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - April 9, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: People Source Type: blogs

NLM Associate Fellows 2008 –2009…10 Years On
Ten years ago, the National Library of Medicine welcomed four recent library science graduates to form a cohort of Associate Fellows who would spend the year learning about NLM, working on projects, and taking those first steps in shaping their careers. From those humble beginnings the Fellows have followed their unique career paths and interests,… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - April 4, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: People Source Type: blogs

Scientists One, Superbug Zero: Personal Quest Resurrects Phage Therapy in Infection Fight
At one life-or-death moment, Dr. Tom Patterson was a snake. In November 2015, he and wife Dr. Steffanie Strathdee were merely two scientists on holiday. The couple had been vacationing on a cruise in Egypt. After a day of pyramid probing and an evening meal aboard ship, Patterson fell ill. Food poisoning, he surmised. A… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - March 26, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: Events Source Type: blogs

Eat ‘em or Annotate ‘em: Why Pacific White Shrimp Are a Big Deal
Pacific white shrimp show up on plates all over the world. They’re valued by diners and cooks for their tender texture and mild flavor. They’re harvested from both the ocean and aquaculture. From Aphids to Whales—the Sequencing Continues The NCBI Eukaryotic Genome Annotation Pipeline is constantly releasing new annotations in RefSeq. Here are some recent… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - March 20, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: Products Source Type: blogs

Preparing the Next Generation of Leaders: From NLM Associate Fellow to Health Sciences Library Director
Nine former NLM associates fellows share their paths to success as leaders in the field of health services librarianship, how the fellowship helped them, and what’s important now. The National Library of Medicine Associate Fellowship Program is a leadership program for early career librarians interested in a career in health sciences librarianship. Though leadership can… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - March 14, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: People Source Type: blogs

Who Am I? 12 Notable Women in Medical History
It’s Women’s History Month. To celebrate, we’re once again profiling 12 women who were pioneers in the field of health and medicine—with a twist. We wrote about them in first person as if they had access to today’s news. If you don’t see your favorite amazing woman from medical history on this list, maybe we… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - March 7, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: People Source Type: blogs

Don ’t give up hope: Bob Saget talks about Scleroderma in NIH MedlinePlus
In the recently posted issue of NIH MedlinePlus magazine, comedian Bob Saget tells about his long-time advocacy for scleroderma, a complex disease that causes thick, hard scar tissue to form either on the outer skin or inside the body, around major organs. In an ironic twist of fate, his sister was diagnosed with scleroderma just a few… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - February 28, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: Publications Source Type: blogs

Black History Month Exhibition at NLM Celebrates NIH Scientists
In previous years, NIH Black History Month was celebrated by honoring famous Civil Rights heroes who are household names, such as Dr. Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King, or well-known physicians such as Dr. David Satcher. This year, the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) looked down the hall and across NIH for… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - February 22, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: Events Source Type: blogs

NLM at the Oscars?
With the Oscars coming up this weekend, we present NLM’s nominees for the 2019 Academy Awards. Neither made the short list of the Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences, so you won’t see them during Sunday’s telecast, but that doesn’t mean they’re not worth watching. Our first nominee, in the category of Animated Short… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - February 21, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: Programs & Services Source Type: blogs

Test Your Knowledge of NLM Presidential Trivia
As the nation prepares to celebrate Washington’s Birthday, NLM in Focus would like to share a few of NLM’s connections to five past presidents. Can you name the president for each challenge? Who said this? At the time of NLM’s sesquicentennial, this US president said: “American citizens, for whom the health of their loved ones… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - February 14, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: History Women scientists Source Type: blogs

Love Your Heart
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, one in four deaths are caused by heart disease. The good news? Heart disease can often be prevented when people make healthy choices and manage their health conditions. So take the advice of these posters from the… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - February 7, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: Collections Source Type: blogs

New National Library of Medicine Video Offers Info on Opioid Crisis
  NIH has made the opioid epidemic a priority, launching a multi-institute effort to find scientific solutions to the crisis. NLM is doing its part by getting the word out about the life-saving medication naloxone. Recently, MedlinePlus partnered with the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to produce an animation about the treatment. Naloxone might… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - January 30, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: Products Source Type: blogs

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine Gears Up for 2019
The National Network of Libraries of Medicine thought 2018 was great. Well, 2019 is expected to be even better! Take a look at what’s ahead: Engaging through All of Us All of Us is a nationwide program with the ambitious goal of enrolling one million or more diverse participants. As an All of Us partner, the National… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - January 24, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: NLM Departments Source Type: blogs

NLM ’ s 2019 In/Out List
We made it! Another year is upon us, and with it, a sense of anticipation for what’s to come. We’re not those who can just wait for time to tell its tale, however, so we’ve put on our prognosticator’s hat, peered into the future, and come up with our list of what’s in for the… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - January 16, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: Featured Articles Source Type: blogs

Hamilton and Yellow Fever: The Library Where It Happens
The year was 1793. The place was Philadelphia, which was at that time the nation’s capital. The city was thriving. And so was a dangerous disease called yellow fever. Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton would contract it. As would the prominent physician and founding father Benjamin Rush. George Washington didn’t get it. He fled… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - January 11, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: Exhibitions Source Type: blogs

The National Library of Medicine is open and available for tours
Although some federal government agencies are closed in the absence of either an FY2019 appropriation or a continuing resolution, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) is open and tours are available Monday through Friday at 1:30 pm and upon request. Thousands of visitors from every state and all over the world tour NLM every year.… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - January 3, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: Programs & Services Source Type: blogs

2018 ’ s Seasons of Stories from NLM in Focus
Happy New Year! As we look back at 2018, we’d like to share a few NLM in Focus stories about some of the people and services from the National Library of Medicine that are making a difference in scientific discovery and public health. Winter 2018 We posted a profile of Dr. Kira Makarova of NCBI,… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - December 27, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: Publications Source Type: blogs

More Holiday Singing with the National Library of Medicine
Earlier this month, we were singing “Data, Data, Data” to the tune of “The Dreidel Song.” Now, we can be heard putting an NLM twist on the holiday classic “Jingle Bells.” N-L-M to tune of “Jingle Bells” Dashing through the stacks, Retrieving as we go. We scan and cart and prep to bind While shouting… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - December 20, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: Events Source Type: blogs

Hidden in Plain Sight: Notable Art at the National Library of Medicine
The National Library of Medicine is where millions of people go for medical information every day. It’s also a physical place where hundreds of people work and thousands of people from all over the world visit for tours and programs throughout the year. But how many people really see what’s around them as they walk… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - December 12, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: Places Source Type: blogs

Real Talk with NLM Director Dr. Patricia Flatley Brennan
NLM in Focus sat down with National Library of Medicine Director Dr. Patricia Flatley Brennan to talk about a variety of topics like the future defined by data, her lab on campus, and, of course, the strategic plan. Along the way, we learned what keeps her up at night, how she maintains her energy, and what’s… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - December 4, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: People Source Type: blogs

Holiday Singing with the National Library of Medicine
Back by popular demand, “Data, Data, Data” sung to the tune of “The Dreidel Song.” Data, Data, Data to tune of “The Dreidel Song” O data, data, data, What knowledge will you yield? O data, data, data, So big in every field! O data, data, data, You come from every source. We spin and crunch… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - December 3, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: Events Source Type: blogs

Music and Your Health: NIH MedlinePlus Magazine
In the just posted issue of NIH MedlinePlus magazine, soprano Renée Fleming talks about partnering with NIH to explore sound, health, and the power of music. She talks about working with NIH and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (in association with the National Endowment for the Performing Arts) on the Sound Health initiative.… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - November 28, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: Publications Source Type: blogs

A Tradition of Gratitude: NLM Staff Express Thanks
NLM staff members mark the Thanksgiving holiday by answering the question, “Why are you thankful to be at NLM?” I am thankful for working at a purposeful place with such a massive impact. The many resources of the National Library of Medicine continually surprise me and reach far beyond anything at most other organizations. It’s… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - November 20, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: People Source Type: blogs

National Library of Medicine Athlete Wins Olympic Gold
The idea that one day he would stand on a podium with gold medals around his neck for tennis as the Olympic theme song played seemed as far away as Wimbledon for NLM’s Bijan Bagheri. After all, he wasn’t a competitive athlete in high school. His mother was told that Bagheri would never even be… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - November 16, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: People Source Type: blogs

Congratulations Dr. Patricia Flatley Brennan, Winner of the Morris F. Collen Award of Excellence
NLM Director Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD, was presented the 2018 Morris F. Collen Award of Excellence on November 4 at the AMIA 2018 Annual Symposium in San Francisco. In honor of Morris F. Collen, a pioneer in the field of medical informatics, this award is considered the highest honor in informatics. It is presented… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - November 7, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: People Source Type: blogs

NLM Associate Fellow Achieves and Inspires
Librarian and Gold Award Girl Scout alum Nicole Strayhorn can trace the roots of her career directly to the Girl Scouts project that earned her the highest award when she was in high school. “I was very interested in both HIV/AIDS and visual arts, and I wanted to combine my two interests to increase awareness… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - November 2, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: People Source Type: blogs

Halloween Treats from the National Library of Medicine
In this season of skeletons and specters, monsters and mayhem, the National Library of Medicine offers a few goodies that, unlike candy, won’t add to your waistline—though they might help pass the time between knocks on your door. Spine Tingling Skeletons The human skeleton evokes more shivers than science this time of year, but whether… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - October 31, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: Featured Articles Source Type: blogs

The Joy of Stacks
Library stacks tend to be functional, consistent in appearance, and, while a source of delight to bibliophiles, pretty ordinary. However, the stacks at the National Library of Medicine have tales to tell. Literally and figuratively, the stacks at NLM are the foundation of the world’s largest medical library, occupying three football field-sized floors beneath the… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - October 24, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: NLM Departments Source Type: blogs

Laughter at the National Library of Medicine?
The National Library of Medicine sounds like a serious place and it is. And yet—we do enjoy moments of levity. We can and do laugh at ourselves—or at least chuckle. From creative acronyms to cartoon penguins in a bathtub, most days we enjoy our work—and each other. Sometimes we even have a BLAST. It’s probably… (Source: NLM In Focus)
Source: NLM In Focus - October 18, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Posted by NLM in Focus Tags: Featured Articles Source Type: blogs