LHNCBCLister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications
References in periodicals archive ?
Recognizing that access to research information is important for public health, Congress created LHNCBC in 1968 to develop and obtain quality biomedical information, to improve its access, and to optimize its dissemination.
How technology can simulate and improve the processing and understanding of information is the objective of the Cognitive Science Branch of LHNCBC. The complex aspects of human information processing--perception, concept formation, pattern recognition, and language--are approached by multidisciplinary teams.
The plan has had a marked impact on the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM), the research and development efforts of the LHNCBC, and has led to the establishment of the National Center for Biotechnology Information.