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

March 9, 2020 National Library of Drugs Director, Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD, has named

March 9, 2020

Diane Babski

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

As Acting Affiliate Director of LO, Ms. Babski is liable for the finances, services, administration, and in general management of a single of NLM’s most significant divisions. She is liable for much more than 450 workers who deliver well being data companies to a world wide audience of well being treatment professionals, researchers, administrators, college students, historians, individuals, and the community. In her performing role, Ms. Babski oversees a countrywide network of above 8,000 academic well being science libraries, medical center and community libraries, and community businesses to enhance obtain to well being data. Ms. Babski will also serve as the Scientific Critique Administrator to the federal advisory committee recommending journals for MEDLINE (Literature Choice Technical Critique Committee) and will depict NLM to the International Committee of Health care Journal Editors and the Association of Exploration Libraries. 

Ms. Babski has served as the Deputy Affiliate Director for LO because April 2013. As Deputy, she led the inaugural year for the Knowledge Science @NLM Schooling Method for NLM workers, served as performing head of the Coordinating Business office of the National Network of Libraries of Drugs, and Acting Head of the National Info Middle on Overall health Companies Exploration & Overall health Care Technological innovation.

“Ms. Babski delivers an remarkable depth of knowledge to this role” said NLM Director, Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD. “With above a 10 years of assistance to the NLM, Ms. Babski has skills in almost every place of Library Functions, is overseeing a major renovation of the Library’s historic Constructing 38, and is a visionary and hugely respected administrator.”

Prior to becoming a member of NLM in 2005, Ms. Babski worked in the Scientific Critique Method of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disorders, building peer overview tools and databases resources. She also worked on the NASA SPACELINE details task that provided space lifetime sciences citations and indexing to MEDLINE. She has a BS in Biology and Biochemistry and MIM from the College of Maryland, College Park.