05/01/2018 04:00 PM EDT
Guest post by George Franklin, an information technology specialist in NLM’s Office of Computer and Communications Systems I started my government career at the National Library of Medicine in July 1967. It was a time of paper, pens and pencils, typewriters—both manual and electric—and plenty of carbon paper. The card catalog that I used many … Continue reading "Looking Back on 50 Years"
05/01/2018 01:01 PM EDT
A paper in the January 2018 issue of Database describes the NCBI BioCollections database, a curated dataset of metadata for culture collections, museums, herbaria and other natural history collections connected to sequence records in GenBank. The BioCollections database was established … Continue reading
05/01/2018 12:45 PM EDT
NLM has long been in the business of information innovation, but did you know it played a key role in a legal precedent that would have national impact and result in a new copyright law? In 1968, photocopying was a fast way to duplicate information. It was also the source of controversy. And NLM was…
05/01/2018 12:00 AM EDT