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FEDLINK Orientation to
Federal Libraries and Information Centers Series:

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Library


Date

Thursday, August 9, 2018


Time

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Place

National Institutes of Health
(NIH) Library
10 Center Drive, Building 10
Clinical Center, Training Room 1
Bethesda, MD 20892


Metro/Directions
Medical Center Station (Red Line). All attendees must enter the NIH campus via the Gateway Center, Building 66, next to the Medical Center Metro Station, visitors will need a photo ID to go through security. After exiting the Gateway Center, walk two blocks west to the NIH Clinical Center, Building 10, South Entrance (https://www.ors.od.nih.gov/maps/Pages/NIH-Visitor-Map.aspx)<https://www.ors.od.nih.gov/maps/Pages/NIH-Visitor-Map.aspx> or take the campus shuttle. Enter Building 10 through the South Entrance - the library is down the left corridor. Click here for additional instructions and maps of the NIH campus. Attendees should plan to arrive by 1:45 p.m.


Sponsor

FEDLINK Education Working Group


Information

Contact FEDLINK at [log in to unmask]

 TTY (202) 707-4995 Request ADA accommodations five business days in advance at [log in to unmask]


Registration

Free, but advanced registration is required. Register online here! Limited to 20 attendees.


Cancellations

Please notify FEDLINK at [log in to unmask] if you cannot attend to allow those on the waiting list an opportunity to register.


 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 and Human Services (HHS).


  The afternoon's events will include a look at the history of the NIH Library; an overview of the services and resources offered; a look at the NIH Library's bibliometrics, bioinformatics and data services programs; tours of the Tech Hub, Library and Green Terrace; and a virtual reality demonstration, for users to interact with a virtual space.