ORS News2Use

The ORS News2Use newsletter is published quarterly by the Office of Research Services (ORS), providing pertinent information and updates about ORS services to the NIH community.
Winter 2021
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2/22/2021 As of the publication of this article on February 22, the REAL ID enforcement at NIH is 220 days away.
NIH Will Enforce Real ID Act Starting in October 2021February 22, 2021Winter 2021
2/22/2021Metro riders can now add a SmarTrip card to iPhone and Apple Watch and simply hold their device near the card reader to pay anywhere SmarTrip is accepted
Using NIH SmartBenefits on iPhone and Apple WatchFebruary 22, 2021Winter 2021
2/22/2021Focus in the workplace has shifted to employee safety and increase attention to strong public health measures. It is critical not to lose sight of other common laboratory risks.
Legacy Chemical Storage February 22, 2021Winter 2021
2/22/2021The Office of Research Services (ORS) is comprised of a diverse portfolio of services that support the NIH mission. In this section - I AM ORS, we showcase the exceptional employees behind these vital programs.
I AM ORS Winter 2021February 22, 2021Winter 2021
2/22/2021The White-Tailed Deer on the NIH Bethesda Campus are part of a wildlife research study done at the NIH through the Division of Veterinary Resources (DVR).
Why Do NIH Deer Wear Ear Tags?February 22, 2021Winter 2021
2/22/2021The Division of Radiation Safety (DRS) is implementing an updated policy for storing radioactive material in unrestricted areas (corridors, unposted labs equipment rooms, etc.)
Updated Policy for Storage of Radioactive Material in Unrestricted AreasFebruary 22, 2021Winter 2021
2/22/2021EndNote is a reference management tool that can help you save time, stay organized, collaborate with colleagues, and ultimately, get published.
EndNote 20 Now Available from the NIH LibraryFebruary 22, 2021Winter 2021
2/22/2021Since January 2017, there have been hundreds of changes to existing immigration regulations along with dozens of Executive Orders.
Changes to Existing Immigration RegulationsFebruary 22, 2021Winter 2021
2/22/2021The Division of the Fire Marshal (DFM) has improved its services to customers by expanding and updating its web site.
Fire Marshal Website ImprovementsFebruary 22, 2021Winter 2021
2/22/2021Using the wrong state abbreviation can cause major delay in the delivery of your important correspondence, which can then result in missed deadlines and lost research opportunities.
Common Mailing Mistakes with State AbbreviationsFebruary 22, 2021Winter 2021
2/22/2021This new DRS policy will eliminate inconsistency with tracking exempt quantity radioactive materials as part of a laboratory's official inventory.
Radiation Safety Clarifies its Exempt Radioactive Material PolicyFebruary 22, 2021Winter 2021