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You, Too, Can Be a Rockstar Medical Librarian

Ready to take the stage? NLM will be featuring more rock star medical librarians during National Medical Librarians Month in October. We’re giving top billing to medical librarians at hospitals, universities, and other organizations. You can be a solo act or, if you’d prefer to profile your team, you can be a band. Check out previous…

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Focus of the Week: NLM Indexers

Some say they’re the ultimate slicers and dicers because they cut through so much copy so you can find what you need. Others believe indexers are the ultimate timesavers, because they cull through millions of bits of information so you don’t have to. Some people call them unsung heroes because their behind-the-scenes work makes possible…

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BioArt Now on View at NLM

They’re vibrant, wild, and colorful. But much more than cool pictures, the art hanging outside of the Lister Hill auditorium at NLM shows life itself in views that most people never get to see. It’s called BioArt. Look closely and then read the captions. The skyline of New York City was created by “printing” nanodroplets…

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New Deputy Director Jerry Sheehan’s Journey to NLM

How did a guy with an electrical engineering degree from MIT wind up at the National Library of Medicine? ♢ The question has two answers ♢ The short answer, said NLM’s new deputy director Jerry Sheehan, is that “NLM is the place to be if you’re interested in information technology and information dissemination, and want to put…