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Catching Up with NLM Catalogers

Can you find the book, article, or video you need? Thank a cataloger. Catalogers are concise and precise. They’re logical. They pay attention to every little detail, and they understand the big picture, too. Catalogers combine descriptive information (title, author, publication details) with subject analysis to create a standardized record for each item in the…

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Focus of the Week: NLM Indexers

Some say they’re the ultimate slicers and dicers because they cut through so much copy so you can find what you need. Others believe indexers are the ultimate timesavers, because they cull through millions of bits of information so you don’t have to. Some people call them unsung heroes because their behind-the-scenes work makes possible…

Congratulations to the Recently Tenured Zhiyong Lu, PhD

NLM in Focus is pleased to share this profile of Dr. Zhiyong Lu, PhD, senior investigator at NLM’s National Center for Biotechnology Information. For more information about Dr. Lu and his team, check out this Quick Q&A. Education: Nanjing University, Nanjing, China (BS in computer science); University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (MS in computer science); University of Colorado School of Medicine,…