The NIH Library’s Custom Information Solutions (CIS) service brings together information science and technology to help NIH staff solve research challenges. We specialize in Drupal development and have a FEDRAMP-compliant cloud hosting solution. Our team’s expertise in website development, data management, information architecture, and project management enable us to develop innovative and comprehensive information solutions, including:
- Information access and management, user experience, and contract support consultation
- Database architecture design
- Taxonomy development guidance
- Interactive portfolios for research grant funding analysis
- Virtual collaborative repositories for scientific collaboration
- Networks for expertise mining and research collaboration
Examples of Our Work
Interagency Collaborative to Advance Research in Epilepsy (ICARE): https://icarerp.nih.gov/
Portfolio of epilepsy research projects funded by public and nonprofit organizations in the United States.
International Alzheimer’s Disease Research Portfolio (IADRP): http://iadrp.nia.nih.gov
Portfolio of Alzheimer’s disease grant funding data from more than 35 public and private organizations that allows users to search, export, and analyze grant funding data.
Alzheimer’s Disease Preclinical Efficacy Database (AlzPED): http://alzped.nia.nih.gov
Database of published and unpublished preclinical studies aimed to promote efficiency, reproducibility, and accuracy of preclinical therapy development for Alzheimer’s disease.
Access to Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) and Commercial/Government Datasets
Consultations to help you take advantage of existing APIs and data tools (like PubMed, Scopus, and Web of Science), assistance with purchasing data, and consultations on evaluating specialty analysis tools.
Digitization of Government Publications
Digitization support, including identification of requirements, process recommendations, assistance with the contracting and evaluation process, and digitization workflow management.
For more information or to arrange a consultation, contact Bridget Burns or Lissa Snyders. Additional information about the projects is available through the links in the sidebar.