Mailing List Message #114827
From: Cliff Lynch <>
Sender: <>
Subject: National Library of Medicine Call for Information on Strategic Plan Implementation
Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2020 10:45:00 -0400
My apologies for being tardy in sharing this call; the good news is that responses are being accepted till mid-October 2020, so there's still plenty of time.

The U.S.  National Library of Medicine (NLM) has issued a request for information to help guide the implementation of its strategic plan through 2027. I've attached some details from NLM below, and for additional background, I would also direct your attention to this posting by NLM Associate Director Dr. Mike Huerta, who also serves as the Director of the Office of Strategic Initiatives, at

If you have thoughts on this, I'd urge you to take the time to share them with NLM; they really do pay close attention to the responses to calls for information like these, and they are doing wonderful and terrifically important work for all of us. Help them to do it even better.

Clifford Lynch
Director, CNI


The National Library of Medicine (NLM) invites you to help guide the continuing implementation of our strategic plan (  through 2027 by responding to our Request for Information, and encouraging others to respond as well.
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is one of the 27 Institutes and Centers of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and leads, conducts, and supports research and research training in biomedical information science, informatics, and data science.  NLM is also the worldĒs largest biomedical library, advancing open science and scholarship by making biomedical information more findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable and helping create a more diverse and data-skilled workforce. Our work enables researchers, clinicians, and the public to translate a vast wealth of biomedical information into better health.
In the years since NLMĒs current strategic plan was released, there have been dozens of initiatives, projects, and other NLM activities in pursuit of its goals. To assure that implementation of the Plan remains current, NLM seeks comment on major opportunities or challenges relevant to the NLM mission that have arisen or become significantly more important in the last five years through responses to a recently issued Request for Information.
We hope you will take the time to share your perspectives of recent opportunities and challenges as they relate to the role of NLM.
The RFI can be found at this link ( Responses must be received by October 19, 2020.
Thank you for your work and support of our mission.
Subscribe (FEED) Subscribe (DIGEST) Subscribe (INDEX) Unsubscribe Mail to Listmaster