Despite making significant intellectual contributions to systematic reviews and evidence synthesis publications, and meeting authorship criteria specified by the COPE and ICMJE, librarians are frequently not granted authorship. MLA is advocating for change.
The NIH Data Management & Sharing Policy Guidance Working Group has developed a toolkit to help librarians ensure they are meeting the updated Data Management and Sharing Policy, which goes into effect January 25, 2023.
This blog post contains breaking news from NLM as well as a continued dialog with NLM including MLA Connect posts from this past summer. Letter authors would like to share the most recent correspondence from the National Library of Medicine prior to the debut of the new 2023 MeSH terms.
More than 88 MLA members learned about how MLA advocates for accessible and trustworthy health information on Capitol Hill, along with updates on funding for NLM and NIH, and other policy issues.
Earlier this month, more than 725 librarians signed onto a letter to the NLM addressing recent changes to MeSH terms. Associate Director of Library Operations for NLM, Dianne Babski provided a response.