National Library of Medicine Seeks Input into Strategic Planning Process
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) within the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is seeking input into its strategic planning process and has issued a Request for Information (RFI): Strategic Plan for the National Library of Medicine, NIH (NOT-LM-7-002). Priorities and future direction under consideration by the Institute revolve around four themes: (1) advancing data science, open science, and biomedical informatics; (2) advancing biomedical discovery and translational science; (3) supporting the public’s health: clinical systems, public health systems and services, and personal health; and (4) building collections to support discovery and health in the 21st century. Specifically, NLM is inviting input “on the most audacious goals and the most compelling questions that could potentially drive innovation in research and information systems for the next decade and beyond.” The deadline for responding to the RFI has been extended to January 23, 2017. To respond and/or for more information see the notice.