NLM Director Donald Lindberg on the Brave New World of Bioinformatics | GenomeWeb

Since taking the reins as director of the National Library Medicine in 1984, Donald Lindberg has skillfully navigated the world’s largest medical library through the rise of the Internet, the completion of the Human Genome Project, the emergence of open access scientific publishing, and the threat of bioterrorism. In the process, Lindberg has ushered the NLM through its greatest period of change since its humble beginnings in 1836 as a collection of medical books and journals in the office of the United States Army Surgeon General.

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