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  • Director's Message―December 2017

    With the holiday season upon us, it is a great time to reflect on the past year, celebrate our many successes, and plan for the future. In my previous messages, I’ve highlighted some of the NIH Library’s achievements over 2017.

  • The New NIH Library Website Launches April 3

    We redesigned the website to improve your access to the Library’s information resources and services. The April 3 launch is only the first stage of our ongoing website work. In the coming year, we will continue to develop and update the site’s content and features based on input from you.

  • Director's Message

    It’s my pleasure to welcome you to the NIH Library and share a few exciting developments.

  • The NIH Big Read: Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee and “The Gene: An Intimate History”

    The NIH Big Read will feature a series of book discussions and an author presentation about  “The Gene: An Intimate History” (2016) by Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee, the Pulitzer Prize-winning, best-selling author of “The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer” (2010). The NIH Big Read will conclude with an event featuring the author, Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee, on April 17, in Masur Auditorium (Building 10), 2:00–3:00 p.m.

  • Step into your research at the NIH Library’s Virtual Reality (VR) demos

    The first VR demo session will be held March 7 and features an introduction to the Library’s new HTC Vive system, followed by a demo of Chimera, a program for interactive visualization and analysis of molecular structures and related data.

  • Introduction to 3D Modeling with Blender

    Blender is a powerful, open source program that allows a wide range of creative work. This free class will focus on how to use Blender to create 3D models that can be printed on one of the NIH Library’s 3D printers.

  • uPrint 3D Printer Training Offered January 12th

    The uPrint 3D Printer, made by Stratasys, is the latest addition to the NIH Library’s 3D printer service. The uPrint offers dissolvable model supports that allow for more delicate model printing and a heated print chamber that reduces cracking and curling with ABS models.