Help NLM and NIH Shape a Data-Driven Future – NLM Musings from the Mezzanine
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"It’s a busy and exciting time for the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. This week we released NLM’s strategic plan, A Platform for Biomedical Discovery and Data-Powered Health. Concurrently the National Institutes of Health announced a draft Strategic Plan for Data Science. The intersection of these two important documents demonstrates the alignment of the NLM vision within the overall thrust at NIH to transform discovery into health.
Positioning NLM for the Future
Representing the work of hundreds of NLM staff, national experts, and commenters from around the world, the NLM strategic plan lays out our current challenges and positions us to address these and emerging issues in biomedical research and public health. From the need to be present in all environments where health and health care occur—and not just in structured, clinical settings—to the changing nature of libraries and how people pursue information, NLM is ready to embrace the spirit of open science and deliver on the promise of data-driven discovery...."