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Reports from the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Informatics Summit

Posted May 31, 2019 by Franda Liu
Category: National

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.

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Past Announcements

Get ready for September and the National Preparedness Month!

Disaster management Posted Aug 16, 2019 Category: National

Announcing "Biomedical and Health Research Data Management for Librarians" -- an asynchronous online NNLM Moodle course that will take place from September 9 – Novemb

data science - hands on computer Posted Aug 6, 2019 Category: National

With NLM’s grants and resources, Al-Hamra Academy in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts had a citizen science program funded by an All of Us research grant through the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM).

Children learning about healthy nutrition Posted Jul 26, 2019 Category: National

SCR’s Outreach Awardees Norice Lee, Library Director at Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine from Las Cruces New Mexico, and her project partner Gena Trujillo, Director of the Southern Area Health Education Center were interviewed by their local PBS TV.

SCR member PBS interview Posted Jul 22, 2019 Category: National

NLM’s Exhibition Program makes connections to community-focused organizations around the world, engages diverse audiences and explores a variety of topics.

NLM exhibit panel Posted Jul 15, 2019 Category: National