Training Future Leaders in Informatics Research

For more than 20 years, the Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications (LHNCBC) has helped prepare future leaders in informatics research by providing internships and fellowships. The Medical Informatics Training Program (MITP) gives people from around the world the opportunity to spend from two months to three years at NLM, honing their research skills.…

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A Close Look at Open-i

“Seeing” may be “believing.” These days it also means greater understanding of complex biomedical issues, thanks to Open-i, the National Library of Medicine’s novel system for searching and retrieving images and relevant bottom line statements from the medical literature in PubMed Central. “Open-i (pronounced “open eye”) is an innovative system for images, accompanied by the…

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NLM Launches New Blog; Seeks Your Ideas For Charting Its Future

The National Library of Medicine is giving its users, collaborators, and advisers a say in planning the future of the world’s largest medical library. A symposium, “The National Library of Medicine, 1984-2014: Voyaging to the Future,” will be held May 14, 2014, from 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. in the Natcher Center on the National Institutes of…

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NLM Disaster Software Tested in Recent Drill

Disasters often serve as catalysts for innovation. That is why, starting in 2008 and spurred further by the 2010 Haiti earthquake and the deadly tsunami-induced floods of 2012 in the Philippines, the National Library of Medicine began to pioneer new disaster technologies, such as TriagePic. TriagePic is a software application that helps to track hospital…