Two Announcements from NLM
50th Anniversary of Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)
On November 18th, NLM marks the 50th anniversary of MeSH with a talk by Robert Braude, PhD. The talk entitled MeSH at 50 – 50th Anniversary of Medical Subject Headings will be videocast with captioning at http://videocast.nih.gov/ The event is scheduled from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm.
Appointment of Jennifer Marill – Chief of NLM’s Technical Services Division
Sheldon Kotzin, Associate Director, Library Operations for the National Library of Medicine today announced the appointment of Ms. Jennifer Marill as the Chief of the Technical Services Division (TSD) in Library Operations. Ms. Maril will manage the staff responsible for selecting, acquiring, processing, and cataloging print and digital items for our collection. TSD staff also coordinate all journal licensing activities, implement policies related to collection development, and have responsibility for the repository of digital monographs and other formats that complements PubMed Central. She has been the Deputy Chief of TSD since March 2007 and worked in NLM’s Public Services Division from 1998-2003.