NLM Strategic Plan Request for Information (Deadline 10/19/20)

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Call for Volunteers
October 19, 2020
Maryland, United States
Subject Fields: 
Archival Science, Digital Humanities, Health and Health Care, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Public Health


The National Library of Medicine (NLM) invites you to help guide the continuing implementation of its strategic plan through 2027 by responding to its Request for Information (RFI), and encouraging others to respond.


The National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world’s largest biomedical library and one of the 27 Institutes and Centers of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is steward of a world-renowned collection of medical materials spanning ten centuries, home to an award-winning exhibition program, and leads, conducts, and supports research and research training in biomedical information science, informatics, data science, and digital humanities.


In the years since NLM’s current strategic plan was released, there have been dozens of initiatives, projects, and other NLM activities in pursuit of the goals of the plan. To assure that implementation of the plan remains current, NLM seeks comment on major opportunities or challenges relevant to the NLM mission that have arisen or become significantly more important in the last five years through responses to the abovementioned RFI.


Via the web-based form described in the RFI, please share your perspectives on recent opportunities and challenges as they relate to the globally-appreciated role of NLM, and please note thar responses must be received by October 19, 2020.


Thank you for your time and consideration, and sharing this opportunity widely through your professional networks.

Contact Info: 

Jeffrey S. Reznick, PhD
Chief, History of Medicine Division

National Library of Medicine of the National Institutes of Health
8600 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, Maryland 20894-3819
Landline (301) 827-4596
Mobile (301) 742-7027

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