The National Library of Medicine is proud once again to partner with the NIH Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion to celebrate Black History Month. This year, we're marking the occasion by hosting a photographic display celebrating African American scientists at NIH. The exhibition will be on display through the end of February. I was … Continue reading Celebrating the Contributions of African American Scientists at NIH
It’s no secret I think the women and men who work at the National Library of Medicine are world-class, and I take every opportunity to sing their praises. At this time of year though, we also take time to acknowledge formally their commitment and their excellence. Last week we held a ceremony to recognize the … Continue reading Recognizing Outstanding Work and an Outstanding Staff
What is it like to be feted for a lifetime of work? I never imagined I’d have the chance to answer that question, but I found out early last month when I received the Morris L. Collen Award from the American College of Medical Informatics at the annual AMIA meeting in San Francisco. The accompanying … Continue reading With Gratitude
The data commons is emerging as a key component to support data science and data-driven research. The term “data commons” can refer to both the technological platform for storing and manipulating shareable data sets and the set of principles, governance strategies, and utilities that make use of those data sets possible. Over the last five … Continue reading What makes a data commons work?
A few of the lessons she imparted to me
NLM's Role in Driving Progress in Translational Bioinformatics