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Welcome to Darnall Medical Library: Scientific Initiative

Providing quality information and services to support the readiness and care of the Uniformed Services and their families.

Scientific Writing

To request a consultation on a scientific writing, please submit  a request:

If you have questions and need guidance with scientific writing, please contact informationist, Dr. Tmanova.

Research Quality Analysis

To request a Research Quality Analysis of published academic publications, please submit a request:

If you have questions and need consultation on conduction of the Research Quality Analysis to assess the research quality of academic publications, contact Dr. Tmanova.

Scientific Communication Lecture & Consultation

To schedule, please submit  a request:

If you have questions about the development of educational curriculum, and research lectures, please contact informationist,​ Dr. Tmanova. 

Scientific Communication Initiative

The Darnall Medical Library's Research Librarian &  Informationist,  and Scientific Communication Initiative help WRNMMC researchers navigate the research information ecosystem  and integrate innovative research information into medicine to accelerate  research and scientific communication by offering these services:

If you have questions about the Scientific Communication Initiative and need guidance with conducting research, scientific communication, data management, research quality analysis, and education, contact informationist, Dr. Tmanova



DML Scientific Communication Initiative's Scientific Hub offers consultation in scientific communication, literature informatics, bioinformatics, and health informatics information ecosystems. This service is offered to WRNMMC scientists, and residents. 

  • Literature Informatics
  • Literature Analysis & Synthesis
  • Data Management
  • Data Communication
  • Scientific Writing & Communication
    • Scientific article, literature review, systematic review
    • ​Standards & guidelines for conducting and communicating research
  • Scientific Publication Ethics
  • Bioinformatics
    • Sequence Analysis (BLAST, conserved domain, multiple sequence alignment)
    • Gene Expression Analysis (Gene, GTR, Gene, dbGaP, RefSeqGene)
    • ​Chemicals & Bioassays (BioSystems, PubChem Compound, PubChem Substance)
  • Health Informatics 
    • Data governance, Health Information Management, Health Information Technology, Healthcare Ethics, Information Privacy, Intellectual Property

Submit request for Consultation.

If you have questions about Scientific Hub to schedule consultation, contact informationist, Dr. Tmanova.



Research Librarian & Informationist
Dr. Tmanova


  •  Library & Information Sciences
  •  Information Technology
  •  Information Technology Education
  •  Biomedical Sciences
  •  Veterinary Medicine
  • Food Science
  • Health Science Informatics 

Research Initiative


Coordinates the Systematic Review service, Scientific Communication, leads the Research Quality, and Educational Excellence Initiative services. 


Scientific Communication Information and Education services to the Radiology Department and graduate medical education in Radiology.

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