A African-American teenaged girl holds up cardboard cutouts of two women scientists

Inspiring the Next Generation: Fifth Annual Science Day at NIH

Now in its fifth year, “Science Day at NIH” was once again celebrated with pep rallies, speakers, and hands on activities—all celebrating science and health careers. Nearly 500 students from 11 DC-area middle and high schools attended the event on the National Institutes of Health campus in Bethesda, Maryland, in May where they were presented…

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…