How the NLM Extramural Programs Division Advances Key Scientific Initiatives in Bioinformatics and Data Science

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The mission of EP is to provide grants for research projects, resources, and career development in the fields of biomedical informatics and data science. To make this happen, a lot goes on behind the scenes. Here's a sneak peek behind the NOFO curtain...

What’s Old is New to Discover!

Thanks to the time and talent of an outstanding interdisciplinary team of librarians and technical specialists, NLM expanded its digitized offerings of historically significant journals and their articles. Come explore what’s old—and new discoveries—at the world’s largest biomedical library!

Lowering Barriers, Fostering Discovery: How NLM is Supporting A Year of Open Science

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Did you know that 2023 is a Year of Open Science? To honor this, NLM is excited to announce two new LHNCBC projects that will enable access to scientific data: the Center for Clinical Observational Investigations (CCOI) and Leveraging Large-Scale Clinical Datasets (LSCDs) for HIV outcomes projects.

The Green Button: Helping Clinicians Treat Patients More Effectively

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With support from NLM funding, scientists from Stanford University have pioneered a groundbreaking medical initiative called the "Green Button." This technology will empower clinicians to make informed decisions about patient care and transforming the landscape of medical practice.

A Year of Open Science, A Lifetime Commitment for NLM

"You might be thinking that providing access to research products and processes sounds a lot like what NLM does," writes Dr. Lisa Federer in this week's blog, "and you’d be right!" Learn how NLM advances open science, a concept at the heart of what NLM has been doing since its founding nearly 200 years ago.

Calling Entrepreneurs: NLM’s SBIR/STTR Program Helps Unleash the Potential of Data and Information

This month marks the reissuing of NIH’s SBIR and STTR program funding opportunity announcements. In celebration, I want to highlight this unique program and encourage those focused on developing cutting-edge solutions in the field of biomedical informatics to apply.

Using Data to Drive Innovation at NLM

Beyond the vast portfolio of products and services that NLM provides (‘what’), how do we seek to identify impact and benefit to the American people (‘so what’)? And in the face of observed outcomes and impacts (the results and effects of our products, services, and research), what should we do next? How do we learn from the data and information about our efforts to advance excellence and innovation at NLM (‘now what’)?

Stories of NLM Outreach: The Network of the National Library of Medicine Discovery Podcast

In 2022, the NNLM awarded over $1.3 million to enable dozens of creative projects. With so many innovative projects to highlight, the NNLM created its NNLM Discovery Podcast Series to feature stories that show connections to the work of NLM and NIH.

How Interoperability Advances Data Sharing and Open Science

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NLM has advanced biomedicine and public health by acquiring, organizing, preserving, and disseminating knowledge that is essential to research, medicine, and health. We must ensure information being shared and used for research is useful to those who use it, and the answer lies in interoperability.

Styling Our Big Hairy Audacious Goals: A Blue Ribbon Panel Progress Report

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NLM has completed or made progress on all recommendations made by the Blue Ribbon Panel to call attention to the excellent research being done by NLM’s 17 investigators and to foster dialogue across the branches. Here are some examples of how NLM is implementing these recommendations...