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NLM Associate Fellows: A Blast from the Past and Present

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Associate Fellowship Program is for early career librarians who are interested in becoming leaders in health sciences librarianship. Most Associate Fellows move on to careers in library science outside of NLM, but some stay. NLM in Focus asked the eight former Associate Fellows who are still at NLM about their…

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Focus on Valerie Schneider—Diving Deep into Information Engineering

Valerie Schneider, PhD, dives deep—whether it’s into the ocean or her work. Ironically, if it weren’t for a fish, this developmental biologist and deep-sea diver might not have rediscovered her love of genetics and landed a career as a staff scientist at the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). Whether she’s 100 feet below the…

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Data Science and You: NLM Staff Speak Out

As the National Library of Medicine seeks to serve as a platform for biomedical discovery and data-powered health, NLM in Focus asked seven staff members to tell us how they fit into data science. Their answers are encouraging. Dwight Clarke IT Specialist (Information Security) Very briefly, what do you do at NLM? In my role as…

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NLM Associate Fellows 2008–2009…10 Years On

Ten years ago, the National Library of Medicine welcomed four recent library science graduates to form a cohort of Associate Fellows who would spend the year learning about NLM, working on projects, and taking those first steps in shaping their careers. From those humble beginnings the Fellows have followed their unique career paths and interests,…

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Preparing the Next Generation of Leaders: From NLM Associate Fellow to Health Sciences Library Director

Nine former NLM associates fellows share their paths to success as leaders in the field of health services librarianship, how the fellowship helped them, and what’s important now. The National Library of Medicine Associate Fellowship Program is a leadership program for early career librarians interested in a career in health sciences librarianship. Though leadership can…