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TAKE ACTION TO SUPPORT THE MUSEUM AND LIBRARY SERVICES ACT OF 2017

TAKE ACTION TO SUPPORT THE MUSEUM AND LIBRARY SERVICES ACT OF 2017
Tue January 2, 2018
Contact your Senators and urge them to cosponsor S. 2271, The Museum and Library Services Act of 2017. Help them understand how your library supports their constituents.

By December 13th, members of the health sciences library community are encouraged to contact your members of Congress and urge them to support the net neutrality protections approved by the FCC in 2015 and affirmed by the federal appeals court in 2016.
The Medical Library Association has submitted comments to the National Library of Medicine (NLM) in response to its Request for Information (RFI) on Next Generation Data Science Challenges in Health and Biomedicine. MLA's comments and recommendations will help formulate strategic approaches to pri
The Medical Library Association (MLA) and American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) have recommended changes that will update the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP).
Senate Appropriations Committee proposes a significant funding increase for NLM in Fiscal Year 2018
MLA and AAHSL urge Congress to support the National Library of Medicine's Fiscal Year 2018 funding
Joint Legislative Task Force talks with Congress about the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health
MLA and AAHSL address strategic approaches to prioritizing NIH data management and sharing activities
MLA and AAHSL identify strategic directions for future National Library of Medicine programs and services
Congress funds the Federal government through April 28th
Office of Science and Technology Policy highlights accomplishments over the last eight years.
21st Century CURES Act will further national scientific and technology initiatives
MLA and AAHSL support library advocacy issues on the Hill
National Library of Medicine poised to see an increase in fiscal year 2017 funding
Carla Hayden to serve at the helm of the Library of Congress.
MLA expresses concern about the negative health impact of discrimination against transgender and gender variant individuals
Patricia Flatley Brennan, registered nurse, informatician, industrial engineer, and renowned researcher is appointed as Director of the National Library of Medicine
MLA and AAHSL recommend National Library of Medicine FY 17 Funding
MLA and AAHSL recommend that Dr. Carla Hayden become the next Librarian of Congress
MLA reinforces the need to share data generated by clinical trials
The Senate could soon take action on public access legislation which MLA and AAHSL support.
MLA and AAHSL call for increased NIH funding in Fiscal Year 2017
Increased NIH funding furthers research and quality of health care, and saves lives
Dr. Francis Collins, National Institutes of Health Director, gives an update on the search for the new Director of the National Library of Medicine
National Library of Medicine receives a 3.6 percent increase in funding for Fiscal Year 2016
MLA and AAHSL support better protections for human participants in research studies
Congress will conduct business as usual on October 1st, the beginning of Fiscal Year 2016.
MLA supports balanced approach to achieving federal deficit reduction
MLA and the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL) comment on a framework for the NIH strategic plan

MLA commends the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions' (HELP) for their efforts to get safe treatments, devices, and cures to patients more quickly
MLA and the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL) Fiscal Year 2016 funding recommendation for the National Library of Medicine (NLM)
MLA addresses the National Library of Medicine's pivitol role in supporting global health care, research, and education today and in the future
Proposed changes to ClinicalTrials.gov will increase transparency and better inform health professionals and patients about NIH-funded trial results, potential risks, and treatment options