Answering the Call: Academic Health Sciences Libraries and COVID-19

Guest post by members of a large collaborative network of academic health sciences libraries The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting public health crisis have had a profound impact, reshaping patient care, training, research, learning, and community engagement across academic medicine. Academic health sciences libraries are answering an urgent call to implement the virtual library as an … Continue reading “Answering the Call: Academic Health Sciences Libraries and COVID-19”

Share Your Thoughts on NIH’s Research Priorities

Guest post by Leigh Samsel, MS, NLM Planning and Evaluation Officer and NLM representative to the NIH-Wide Strategic Plan Working Group. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is developing its next NIH-Wide Strategic Plan, and we’re asking for your input. This plan will help NIH capitalize on new opportunities for scientific exploration. Building on the … Continue reading “Share Your Thoughts on NIH’s Research Priorities”

A New and Improved PubMed®

Guest post by Bart Trawick, PhD, director of the Customer Services Division at the National Library of Medicine’s National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Institutes of Health. NLM’s PubMed has long been recognized as a critical resource for helping researchers, health care professionals, students, and the general public keep current with rapid advances in the … Continue reading “A New and Improved PubMed®”

Celebrating 20 Years of ClinicalTrials.gov and Looking to the Future

Guest post by Rebecca Williams, PharmD, MPH, acting director of ClinicalTrials.gov at the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health. As ClinicalTrials.gov celebrates its 20th anniversary on February 29, 2020, we’re asking for your input on how it can best continue to serve your needs for many more years to come. ClinicalTrials.gov is the … Continue reading “Celebrating 20 Years of ClinicalTrials.gov and Looking to the Future”

The Pursuit and Power of Alignment

Guest post by Valerie Schneider, PhD, staff scientist at the National Library of Medicine’s National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Institutes of Health. As a staff scientist at NLM, I’ve found that our strategic plan has become a valuable framework for organizing our mission and providing direction and focus—especially when we’re talking about data science. … Continue reading “The Pursuit and Power of Alignment”