Reports from the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Informatics Summit
As one of the cohorts of the NNLM RDM 101 Research Data Management for Biomedical and Health Science Librarians in Spring 2018, Tisha Mentnech from North Carolina State University Libraries received NTO’s funding to attend RDM 102: Beyond Research Data Management for Biomedical and Health Sciences Librarians. Hoping to learning more about the intersections of informatics and librarianship, she shares in her report on ways librarians can support data outside of a traditional library role. There are similarities in the theory of both library science and informatics. Data librarians could definitely benefit from partnering with the informatics departments if they are interested in taking their skills more technical. A symbiotic benefit for informaticists and librarians is with ontology, metadata, thesauri, and/or index development. Read more.