Job Overview

Summary

The NIH is the premier biomedical research center for the world. Its 27 Institutes and Centers employ approximately 18,000 employees doing a vast array of jobs, all supporting efforts for a healthy nation. For information on the NIH mission, goals, and Institutes and Centers, visitNIH Overview

If you have experience planning and administering a coordinated national and international library loan program, overseeing the planning, development and implementation of a comprehensive computer based system for the management and delivery of biomedical information and documents to members of the biomedical community AND you want to play a significant role in a dynamic organization, then consider joining the National Library of Medicine(NLM)!  For more information, visit http://www.nlm.nih.gov/.  This position is located in the National Library of Medicine, Public Service Division, Collection Access Section. 

More than Just a Library!
 
Although the National Library of Medicine (NLM) is the world's largest library of the health sciences, with a collection of more than 7 million items, the Library also conducts research in biomedical communications, creates databases and search tools for molecular biology information resulting from the Human Genome Project, creates specialized information services in the areas of toxicology and environmental health and supports a nationwide network of medical libraries. The Library's various Web-based databases are the world's most consulted medical information resources for scientists, health professionals, and the public. Click on http://www.nlm.nih.gov/ for more information.

Duties

If you are selected for this position you will use your expertise to perform the following duties:

  • Plan and administer a coordinated national and international interlibrary loan program.
  • Develop and interpret interlibrary loan policy statements and definitions for management.
  • Oversee the planning, development and implementation of a comprehensive computer based system for the management and delivery of biomedical information and documents.
  • Promote publicize and explain  the library's interlibrary loan, DOCLINE and onsite services through correspondence, formal presentations.