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Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications Annual Report FY 2004
The Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications, established by a joint resolution of the United States Congress in 1968, is a research and development division of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. Seeking to improve access to high quality biomedical information for individuals around the world, the Center continues its active research and development in support of the NLM's mission. The Center conducts and supports research and development in the dissemination of high quality imagery, medical language processing, high-speed access to biomedical information, intelligent database systems development, multimedia visualization, knowledge management, data mining and machine-assisted indexing. An external Board of Scientific Counselors meets biannually to review the Center's research priorities.