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Submit your question via an email form. You may expect a response within one business day.Bioinformatics Consult
The program staff offers a depth and breadth of experience ranging from understanding the work and needs of a bench scientist to performing sophisticated data analysis and programming. Editing Service
Receive assistance from Writing Center editors when preparing your manuscript for publication.Loansome Doc / PubMed Delivery
PubMed's Loansome Doc service allows you to order articles through PubMed. The NIH Library receives your requests and emails the documents to you. Complete this form to begin the registration process. Order Articles, Books, and Documents
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NIH Librarians will conduct a thorough search that can include specialty databases not publicly available. Animal welfare, chemical structure, and protocol support are a few of the specialized searches you may request. Any costs associated with pay-per-use databases will be charged back to the customer.Suggest A Resource
The Library invites suggestions for the acquisition of books, journals, and online resources.Translations
Translations, including oral and written translations of materials required to carry out NIH programs, are provided for all NIH staff holding a current NIH ID with Library privileges.
Individual or group instructional sessions on topics ranging from database search techniques to efficient use of reference management software. Each tutorial is tailored to meet the needs of the researcher or staff member requesting assistance. Sessions may be held at the NIH Library, labs, offices, conference rooms or virtually.