Dianne Babski Selected as Acting Associate Director, Division of Library Operations, National Library of Medicine

March nine, 2020

National Library of Drugs Director, Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD, has named Dianne Babski as Acting Associate Director, Division of Library Functions (LO) at the National Library of Drugs (NLM) productive March one, 2020.

As Acting Associate Director of LO, Ms. Babski is liable for the spending plan, facilities, administration, and total management of one particular of NLM’s premier divisions. She is liable for a lot more than 450 team who deliver wellbeing information products and services to a worldwide audience of wellbeing care professionals, scientists, administrators, learners, historians, sufferers, and the public. In her acting role, Ms. Babski oversees a countrywide community of more than eight,000 academic wellbeing science libraries, healthcare facility and public libraries, and local community organizations to increase access to wellbeing information. Ms. Babski will also serve as the Scientific Assessment Administrator to the federal advisory committee recommending journals for MEDLINE (Literature Selection Technological Assessment Committee) and will represent NLM to the International Committee of Health care Journal Editors and the Association of Exploration Libraries. 

Ms. Babski has served as the Deputy Associate Director for LO due to the fact April 2013. As Deputy, she led the inaugural 12 months for the Facts Science @NLM Instruction Plan for NLM team, served as acting head of the Coordinating Office of the National Network of Libraries of Drugs, and Acting Head of the National Information Centre on Well being Companies Exploration & Well being Care Technological innovation.

“Ms. Babski delivers an unbelievable depth of knowledge to this role” mentioned NLM Director, Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD. “With more than a 10 years of assistance to the NLM, Ms. Babski has knowledge in nearly every single place of Library Functions, is overseeing a big renovation of the Library’s historic Making 38, and is a visionary and very respected administrator.”

Prior to signing up for NLM in 2005, Ms. Babski labored in the Scientific Assessment Plan of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Illnesses, creating peer critique applications and database resources. She also labored on the NASA SPACELINE facts undertaking that supplied room lifestyle sciences citations and indexing to MEDLINE. She has a BS in Biology and Biochemistry and MIM from the University of Maryland, Faculty Park.