Rosie the Riveter promotes NLM's Wikipedia Edit-athon

Getting it Right on Rare Diseases: The National Network of Libraries of Medicine’s First #citeNLM2018 Edit-a-thon on April 17

It seems like a natural collaboration: The world’s largest medical library and the world’s largest encyclopedia. On April 17, medical librarians and others will participate in a Wikipedia edit-a-thon to make it easier to get credible, evidence-based information on rare diseases. “Wikipedia is one of the most popular websites in the world. People visit to…

musical score for Jingle Bells

An NLM Holiday Sing-a-long

        N-L-M to tune of “Jingle Bells” Dashing through the stacks, Retrieving as we go. We scan and cart and prep to bind While shouting “Ho, ho, ho!” Visible Humans dance And the bust of Lister Hill sings. Our magic isn’t just research But in so many things! N-L-M! N-L-M! Rings as…

An African-American woman researcher looks into a microscope

NLM Conference Examines How to Leverage Best Practices for Clinical Research

The National Library of Medicine organized a two-day conference last month to highlight best practices for enhancing reproducibility of scientific research through increased rigor and transparency in reporting. “Consequential Clinical Research: Accelerating Continuous Improvement” included 14 sessions covering such topics as enhancing the quality of clinical research studies, achieving trustworthy results, increasing transparency, and delivering…