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

March 9, 2020

Diane Babski

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

As Performing Affiliate Director of LO, Ms. Babski is accountable for the funds, facilities, administration, and total administration of one of NLM’s largest divisions. She is accountable for extra than 450 staff members who deliver well being info expert services to a world audience of well being care pros, researchers, administrators, pupils, historians, individuals, and the community. In her performing job, Ms. Babski oversees a nationwide network of in excess of eight,000 tutorial well being science libraries, medical center and community libraries, and local community businesses to enhance entry to well being info. Ms. Babski will also provide as the Scientific Critique Administrator to the federal advisory committee recommending journals for MEDLINE (Literature Choice Complex Critique Committee) and will stand for NLM to the Global Committee of Health-related Journal Editors and the Association of Research Libraries. 

Ms. Babski has served as the Deputy Affiliate Director for LO due to the fact April 2013. As Deputy, she led the inaugural calendar year for the Knowledge Science @NLM Coaching System for NLM staff members, served as performing head of the Coordinating Place of work of the National Community of Libraries of Drugs, and Performing Head of the National Info Center on Wellness Expert services Research & Wellness Treatment Technology.

“Ms. Babski delivers an incredible depth of knowledge to this role” explained NLM Director, Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD. “With in excess of a decade of support to the NLM, Ms. Babski has abilities in nearly just about every location of Library Functions, is overseeing a key renovation of the Library’s historic Developing 38, and is a visionary and hugely respected administrator.”

Prior to signing up for NLM in 2005, Ms. Babski worked in the Scientific Critique System of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Health conditions, creating peer critique equipment and database resources. She also worked on the NASA SPACELINE facts project that supplied room life sciences citations and indexing to MEDLINE. She has a BS in Biology and Biochemistry and MIM from the University of Maryland, School Park.