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

March 9, 2020

Countrywide Library of Drugs Director, Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD, has named Dianne Babski as Acting Associate Director, Division of Library Functions (LO) at the Countrywide Library of Drugs (NLM) successful March 1, 2020.

As Acting Associate Director of LO, Ms. Babski is dependable for the spending budget, services, administration, and over-all administration of just one of NLM’s greatest divisions. She is dependable for extra than 450 team who supply health and fitness information providers to a international audience of health and fitness care pros, scientists, administrators, learners, historians, people, and the general public. In her acting function, Ms. Babski oversees a nationwide community of about 8,000 educational health and fitness science libraries, hospital and general public libraries, and neighborhood organizations to make improvements to entry to health and fitness information. Ms. Babski will also provide as the Scientific Review Administrator to the federal advisory committee recommending journals for MEDLINE (Literature Assortment Complex Review Committee) and will characterize NLM to the Global Committee of Health-related Journal Editors and the Affiliation of Research Libraries. 

Ms. Babski has served as the Deputy Associate Director for LO since April 2013. As Deputy, she led the inaugural calendar year for the Facts Science @NLM Training System for NLM team, served as acting head of the Coordinating Business of the Countrywide Network of Libraries of Drugs, and Acting Head of the Countrywide Information Center on Health Solutions Research & Health Care Know-how.

“Ms. Babski provides an remarkable depth of practical experience to this role” explained NLM Director, Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD. “With about a decade of company to the NLM, Ms. Babski has experience in practically each space of Library Functions, is overseeing a big renovation of the Library’s historic Constructing 38, and is a visionary and very respected administrator.”

Prior to joining NLM in 2005, Ms. Babski worked in the Scientific Review System of the Countrywide Institute of Allergy and Infectious Conditions, developing peer critique instruments and databases means. She also worked on the NASA SPACELINE info undertaking that provided place existence sciences citations and indexing to MEDLINE. She has a BS in Biology and Biochemistry and MIM from the University of Maryland, College or university Park.