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"Print media may be withering on the vine, but don’t write off libraries just yet. In fact, the director of the National Library of Medicine sees a bright future for medical libraries — as long as they evolve.

'What the library was, which was a stable repository of knowledge, is no longer possible,' NLM Director Patricia Flatley Brennan said Tuesday in a keynote address to the American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium in Chicago. 'Now the big action is moving upstream to the data.'"


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Date tagged:

11/18/2016, 11:34

Date published:

11/18/2016, 06:40