Portrait Unveiled of Former NLM Director Lindberg

Dr. and Mrs. Lindberg pose next to their official portrait during the unveiling ceremonies at the National Library of Medicine. On February 10, the National Library of Medicine was the scene of a special unveiling ceremony for a portrait…

FNLM Update on the Native Voices Exhibition

The Native Voices exhibition in the NLM Rotunda closed July 17, 2015 but you can still visit it… Online:Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and IllnessThe Native Voices website includes all of the exhibition’s video interviews,…

The End of an Era: Director Lindberg Retires After 31 Years Leading NLM

Dr. Lindberg speaks at the March 30 NIH farewell tribute. Photo by Bill Branson. Lindberg predicted a time when “the book or journal on the shelf will become increasingly too remote for immediate patient-care decisions,” and the computers…

NLM Mourns William G. Harless, PhD, Creator of the First Natural Language Computer Patient Simulation Model

In this 1985 photograph, William G. Harless, PhD, then director of NLM’s TIME Project, interacts with the clinical simulation titled, “The Case of Frank Hall,” through voice-recognition technology. William G. Harless, President &…

FNLM Receives Award for “Distinguished Public Service” from the Medical Library Association

The Friends of the National Library of Medicine received the Distinguished Publish Service Award from the Medical Library Association on May 16th, at the MLA 2011 Conference. Dr. Donald King, chairman of the FNLM Board of Directors, accepted…
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Resolutions of Appreciation

The Board of Regents of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) recently honored Dr. Donald King and the late Paul Rogers for their contributions. The Resolutions of Appreciation detail the illustrious careers of both men and the support they…
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Friends’ Chairman—”Mr. Health”—a Champion For Medical Research

Paul G. Rogers, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Friends of the National Library of Medicine (FNLM), died October 13 while recuperating from surgery for lung cancer. As a Congressman from Florida for 24 years, and in so many endeavors…
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Weekly Podcast of Pertinent Medical Topics

The Director of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), Dr. Donald A.B. Lindberg, with the help of Dr. Rob Logan, has initiated a weekly podcast of pertinent medical topics related to NIH research programs. The topic last week was a discussion…
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HapMap Sequencing

Following the successful completion of the sequence of the Genome by the NIH’s National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), Celera Genomics, and a consortium of hundreds of investigators in scores of laboratories throughout the world,…
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Sandra Franklin chosen as Janet Doe Lecturer for 2021

Please join us in congratulating Sandra G. Franklin, Director of the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library, for being chosen as the Janet Doe Lecturer for the 2021 Medical Library Association (MLA) Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. This…