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“Rock Star” Medical Librarians, Part 3

“I’m all for the ‘rock star’ librarian idea.” —Dr. Patricia Flatley Brennan, Director, National Library of Medicine It’s National Library Week, and we’re celebrating by posting pictures and profiles of medical librarians all week. Be sure and check back tomorrow when we bring you more profiles. Karen Gutzman Current gig: Impact and Evaluation Librarian, Galter Health…

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Twelve Things You Probably Didn’t Know About John Shaw Billings

In this week of featuring rock star medical librarians, we’re delighted to wish a happy 179th birthday to the librarian who could be considered the “king of rock” in the field. On Thursday and Friday, we’ll bring you more current profiles and pictures. The largest and arguably most distinguished portrait in the NLM Reading Room…

headshots of six women and one man

“Rock Star” Medical Librarians, Part 2

This week, we’re posting pictures and profiles of medical librarians. It’s in response to a recent blog post by the Director of the National Library of Medicine Dr. Patricia Flatley Brennan, who wrote, “I’m all for the ‘rock star’ librarian idea.” We are, too. So, please check back every day this week. Tomorrow, we’re featuring…

Headshots of six women and one man

“Rock Star” Medical Librarians, Part 1

In a recent blog post, Director of the National Library of Medicine Dr. Patricia Flatley Brennan wrote, “I’m all for the ‘rock star’ librarian idea.” So are we. NLM in Focus reached out to some of the many rock star medical librarians in the field to find out about their current gigs, how they’re shattering…

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NLM’s Sandy Triolo Sprints into the Record Books

Here at NLM, we like to think of our staff as quick—as in intelligent, bright, clever, and sharp-witted. But one member of our staff recently proved on the world stage—or shall we say world track—that she’s also quick footed. Sandy Lee Triolo just returned from competing in the World Masters Indoor Athletics Championships in Daegu,…