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…

Kristin Browne demonstrates digital medical illustration

Busting Myths and Expanding Horizons

The students who came to NLM on June 26 to narrow down their career choices were out of luck. They were introduced to more opportunities than they dreamed possible. Through presentations, demonstrations, tours, dozens of NIH staffers wearing “Ask me about my awesome job” buttons, and even a little wizardry, students from Johns Hopkins University’s…