One thing I’ve learned as a federal employee is that nothing at work ever happens all alone. As I look to retirement from NIH and federal service at the end of this month, I invite you to look backward at what we have accomplished together and look forward to the next journey for NLM!
When we launched this blog over six years ago, we selected the title NLM Musings from the Mezzanine to reflect that the thoughts and ideas originated in this beautiful place, situated on the upper story of the National Library of Medicine building on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland. I reflected on this inspirational place … Continue reading The NLM Mezzanine . . . A Space and a Place
Next month, it’ll be four years since I expanded my use of social media by delivering a weekly blog post. What a four years it has been! During that time, Musings from the Mezzanine has posted every single week – sometimes twice a week – resulting in more than 200 blog posts with over 300,000 … Continue reading Four Years of Conversation with YOU!
It’s Tuesday, which means it’s time for Musings. It’s also time to celebrate! Musings from the Mezzanine is now 3 years old, and we’re marking the occasion with a new masthead, and some reflections. When I began this blog three years ago, I wanted to use it to reach NLM stakeholders and offer them a … Continue reading Marking an Anniversary
Celebrating another blog birthday
Today marks one year since we launched Musings on the Mezzanine. Surprisingly, I've found that writing for it has often been the high point of my week. I like having a way to communicate important happenings here at NLM. I also like using the blog as a way to wrestle with ideas. Many times I … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Blog!
I write this blog for a number of reasons. Sharing my ideas helps me clarify my thoughts. It helps me plant a seed to advance an idea or enlist your support. It also gives me the opportunity to introduce different aspects of the National Library of Medicine and its vast array of services. And obviously, … Continue reading Who’s Out There?
The history of this soaring space
NLM is an amazing place.