New Library Leaders

September 19, 2016 at 9:11 am | Posted in Advocacy and Gov't Relations | Leave a comment

Dr. Patricia Brennan was sworn in as the new Director of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) on September 12, 2016. She is the first woman and the first nurse to serve in that role. In this video, she describes her vision for the NLM and her goal of developing a next strategic plan for the organization. You can also see her swearing in ceremony.

Speaking of new library leaders, Dr. Carla Hayden was sworn in as the new Librarian of Congress. Hayden is the 14th person to hold the office and the first African-American to be appointed. You can see her swearing in ceremony in this video from the Library of Congress.

[Submitted by Gary Atwood, Chair, NAHSL Govt. Relations Comm.]

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