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The End of an Era: Director Lindberg Retires After 31 Years Leading NLM

National Library of Medicine Director Donald A.B. Lindberg, MD retired after 31 years heading the world’s largest medical library. He was the library’s longest serving director and one of the longest-serving leaders at the National Institutes of Health, the library’s parent organization. Dr. Lindberg’s last day on the job was March 31, 2015. The day…

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The Visible Human Project at 20

If something has been used regularly for 20 years, you might expect it to show signs of aging. Not so for the Visible Human Project. The National Library of Medicine (NLM) introduced the Visible Human Project (VHP) in November 1994 and in doing so revolutionized our ability to view and understand human anatomy. NLM’s Michael…