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

March nine, 2020

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

As Performing Affiliate Director of LO, Ms. Babski is accountable for the spending budget, facilities, administration, and over-all administration of just one of NLM’s premier divisions. She is accountable for more than 450 staff who present wellbeing details services to a world-wide viewers of wellbeing treatment pros, researchers, administrators, students, historians, sufferers, and the general public. In her performing part, Ms. Babski oversees a countrywide network of about 8,000 educational wellbeing science libraries, healthcare facility and general public libraries, and group corporations to improve access to wellbeing details. Ms. Babski will also provide as the Scientific Evaluation Administrator to the federal advisory committee recommending journals for MEDLINE (Literature Collection Complex Evaluation Committee) and will stand for NLM to the Worldwide Committee of Health care Journal Editors and the Association of Investigate Libraries. 

Ms. Babski has served as the Deputy Affiliate Director for LO considering the fact that April 2013. As Deputy, she led the inaugural year for the Knowledge Science @NLM Teaching System for NLM staff, served as performing head of the Coordinating Place of work of the Countrywide Community of Libraries of Medication, and Performing Head of the Countrywide Information and facts Centre on Health and fitness Products and services Investigate & Health and fitness Care Know-how.

“Ms. Babski brings an outstanding depth of expertise to this role” reported NLM Director, Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD. “With about a decade of provider to the NLM, Ms. Babski has skills in nearly each and every space of Library Functions, is overseeing a important renovation of the Library’s historic Developing 38, and is a visionary and very revered administrator.”

Prior to joining NLM in 2005, Ms. Babski worked in the Scientific Evaluation System of the Countrywide Institute of Allergy and Infectious Ailments, creating peer evaluation resources and database methods. She also worked on the NASA SPACELINE details challenge that equipped place daily life sciences citations and indexing to MEDLINE. She has a BS in Biology and Biochemistry and MIM from the College of Maryland, University Park.