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

March 9, 2020

Diane Babski

Nationwide Library of Medicine Director, Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD, has named Dianne Babski as Acting Associate Director, Division of Library Operations (LO) at the Nationwide Library of Medicine (NLM) efficient March 1, 2020.

As Acting Associate Director of LO, Ms. Babski is liable for the budget, facilities, administration, and total management of one of NLM’s major divisions. She is liable for more than 450 team who offer health and fitness details providers to a world wide audience of health and fitness care industry experts, researchers, administrators, students, historians, individuals, and the community. In her acting role, Ms. Babski oversees a countrywide network of more than eight,000 educational health and fitness science libraries, healthcare facility and community libraries, and group businesses to enhance obtain to health and fitness details. Ms. Babski will also provide as the Scientific Evaluate Administrator to the federal advisory committee recommending journals for MEDLINE (Literature Collection Technical Evaluate Committee) and will signify NLM to the Intercontinental Committee of Clinical Journal Editors and the Affiliation of Research Libraries. 

Ms. Babski has served as the Deputy Associate Director for LO considering that April 2013. As Deputy, she led the inaugural yr for the Details Science @NLM Training Method for NLM team, served as acting head of the Coordinating Office environment of the Nationwide Community of Libraries of Medicine, and Acting Head of the Nationwide Information Heart on Health Solutions Research & Health Treatment Technology.

“Ms. Babski provides an extraordinary depth of expertise to this role” reported NLM Director, Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD. “With more than a decade of company to the NLM, Ms. Babski has skills in pretty much each area of Library Operations, is overseeing a main renovation of the Library’s historic Setting up 38, and is a visionary and very respected administrator.”

Prior to signing up for NLM in 2005, Ms. Babski labored in the Scientific Evaluate Method of the Nationwide Institute of Allergy and Infectious Conditions, building peer critique resources and database methods. She also labored on the NASA SPACELINE info project that supplied room daily life sciences citations and indexing to MEDLINE. She has a BS in Biology and Biochemistry and MIM from the University of Maryland, University Park.