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  • Making Health: Inspiring Innovative Solutions for Research and Clinical Care

    The National Week of Making (June 17-23, 2016) celebrates the ingenuity and creativity of the diverse community of inventors in the Maker Movement. Join in celebrating the National Week of Making with a special symposium at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) titled “Making Health: Inspiring Innovative Solutions for Research and Clinical Care.”

  • Mendeley Institutional Edition

    The Mendeley Institutional Edition is now available to NIH affiliates. Mendeley is a reference manager and an academic collaboration network that can increase researcher productivity.

  • 3D Modeling with OpenSCAD Class Offers Hands-On Learning

    This is a hands-on class in which students will design a small 3D model from start to finish using the open source software OpenSCAD and export it to Makerware for pre-print slicing.

  • NIH Library Open House 2015

    In conjunction with the NIH Research Festival​, the Library’s open house will showcase why we truly are “Your Partner in Research.” New this year will be a demonstration of the data visualization touch screen provided by the NIH Office of the Associate Director for Data Science.

  • Print for Free @ the NIH Library

    Through the NIH Library’s Technology Sandbox, a 2014 trial of 3D printers exposed NIH staff to cutting edge technology for work and research. The pilot was so successful that the Library is now permanently offering free 3D printing services. ​​