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NLM @ MLA - 2017

NLM @ MLA - 2017. NLM Tech Bull. 2017 Mar-Apr;(415):e4.

2017 April 11 [posted]
2017 May 04 [New theater presentations added for Tuesday, May 30. ]

The Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association (MLA) will be held May 26-31, 2017, at the Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, Washington. Attendees are invited to visit the NLM exhibit booth 309 (May 28-30) to meet NLM staff and see NLM Web products and services. The NLM Theater at the booth will feature demonstrations and tutorials on a wide variety of topics. All presentations are recorded and made available on the NLM Web site shortly after the meeting.


NLM Update

Tuesday, May 30 (11:00 am – 11:55 am)
Location: Ballroom 6
Speakers:
     Joyce Backus, Associate Director for Library Operations
     Patricia Flatley Brennan, Director and Interim NIH Associate Director for Data Science
     Daniel R. Masys, Co-Chair, Board of Regents Strategic Planning Committee and Affiliate Professor, Biomedical and Health Informatics, University of
          Washington School of Medicine
     Amanda J. Wilson, Head, National Network Coordinating Office of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine

Leiter Lecture

Wednesday, May 31 (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM)
Location: Ballroom 6
Speaker: Patricia Flatley Brennan

Patricia Flatley Brennan, Director of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), is the first nurse and first female to serve as permanent head of the library in its 180-year history. Brennan came to NLM from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where she was the Lillian L. Moehlman Bascom Professor, School of Nursing and College of Engineering, and led the Living Environments Laboratory (http://wid.wisc.edu/research/lel/) at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (http://wid.wisc.edu/). Her pioneering research in the use of information technology to support patients and care givers has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, among others.

Dr. Brennan is a past president of the American Medical Informatics Association, a member of the National Academy of Medicine, and a fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics, the American Academy of Nursing, and the New York Academy of Medicine.

Dr. Brennan received a bachelor of science degree in nursing from the University of Delaware, a master of science degree in nursing from the University of Pennsylvania, and a doctoral degree in industrial engineering from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Following seven years of clinical practice in critical care nursing and psychiatric nursing, she held several academic positions at Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI; Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH; and the University of Wisconsin–Madison. In addition, she spent a year at NLM in 2002 to 2003 as a visiting senior scientist at the Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications.



NLM Theater Schedule, Booth 309

A mobile version of the schedule is available.

Recordings of the NLM Theater presentations will be available soon after the meeting has concluded.

Sunday, May 28
Noon New Collections/New Histories: Recent Projects from the History of Medicine Division
12:30 pm Finding studies for patients and researchers with new ClinicalTrials.gov search tools
1:00 pm Finding Health Information in Multiple Languages
1:30 pm Making sense of systematic reviews with PubMed Health
2:00 pm MedlinePlus & Genetics Home Reference: New Approaches for Delivering Consumer Health Information
2:30 pm Redesigned citation management to better serve PubMed users
3:00 pm Introducing NICHSR ONESearch – Our new consolidated search engine
3:30 pm SciENcv & My Bibliography: Tools for Biosketches, Grant Reporting, and NIH Public Access Compliance
4:00 pm PMC and Public Access: Tips, Tricks and News
4:30 pm Augmenting Catalog Data with MeSH URIs: NLM Linked Data Project


Monday, May 29
10:00 am Redesigned citation management to better serve PubMed users
10:30 am MedlinePlus & Genetics Home Reference: New approaches for delivering consumer health information
11:00 am Finding studies for patients and researchers with new ClinicalTrials.gov search tools
11:30 am What’s new in post-publication activity on PubMed
Noon Introducing NICHSR ONESearch – Our new consolidated search engine
12:30 pm Augmenting catalog data with MeSH URIs: NLM Linked Data Project
1:00 pm Helping users find more resources through LinkOut
1:30 pm New Collections/New Histories: Recent projects from the History of Medicine Division
2:00 pm Get PubMed data with E-utilities
2:30 pm PMC and Public Access: Tips, tricks and news
3:00 pm SciENcv & My Bibliography: Tools for Biosketches, grant reporting, and NIH public access compliance
3:30 pm NIH Common Data Elements : a tool to support data management for clinical research


Tuesday, May 30
10:30 am DOCLINE update
12:30 pm NLM and the future of data science
1:00 pm Meet & greet with Deputy Director Betsy Humphreys
1:30 pm Get PubMed data with E-utilities
2:00 pm Redesigned citation management to better serve PubMed users
2:30 pm Helping users find more resources through LinkOut

Join Us

Please join us at the NLM Update and visit us at booth 309! Additional information or changes to this information will be added to this article when they become available.

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