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FEDLINK Orientation to Federal Libraries and Information Centers Series

The National Institutes of Health Library

 

Thursday, June 20, 2013

10:00 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.

 

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Library is the focal point for the exchange of biomedical and scientific information vital to the support of the research activities conducted at the National Institutes of Health. The library also provides information services and resources to several other agencies within the Department of Health & Human Services.

 

The tour will include a look at the history of the NIH Library (including the effects of the 2007 flood and the Library’s renovation), an examination of the duties of an NIH Informationist, an instruction program, a technology sandbox seminar, a bioinformatics discussion, and a look at NIH’s “Going Green” initiative, all in addition to a tour of the Library and the Green Terrace.

 

Date

Thursday June 20, 2013

 

Time

10:00 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.

 

Place

National Institutes of Health Library 10 Center Drive Building 10, Room 1L-25 MSC 1150 Bethesda, MD 20892

 

Metro/Directions:

Medical Center Station (Red Line). Attendees must enter the NIH campus via the Gateway Visitors Center next to the Medical Center Metro Station. After exiting the Gateway Visitor Center, walk two blocks west to Building 10 or take the Campus Shuttles. Enter Building 10 through the South Entrance. The Library is the only door down the left corridor. Further instructions and a map of the NIH campus are available at http://nihlibrary.nih.gov/AboutUs/Pages/Address.aspx .  Attendees should plan to arrive by 9:45 a.m.

 

Sponsor

FEDLINK Education Working Group

 

Information

Call FLICC (202) 707-4813 TTY (202) 707-4995

Request ADA Accommodations five business days in advance.   

 

Registration

Registration is free but required. Click here to register.

 

Cancellations

Please notify FEDLINK at (202) 707-4813 if you cannot attend to allow those on the waiting list an opportunity to register.