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.
Summer 2021
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8/24/2021A new satellite parking lot will open within a five-minute walk to the Rockledge I & II office buildings, as well as NIH offices in the Rock Spring complex.
Rock Springs Satellite ParkingAugust 24, 2021Summer 2021
8/24/2021Which co-worker really stands out as a safety champion? Is there a co-worker who deserves a little extra acknowledgement for their contributions? If so, nominate your colleague for the Mission First Safety Always Award today.
NIH Mission First Safety Always Award Returns in 2021August 24, 2021Summer 2021
8/24/2021Congratulations to Division of Occupational Health and Services (DOHS) LT Kathryn McNamara for being chosen for the 2021 John C. Eason Award for Environmental Health Officers. This prestigious award reflects her contributions and service to the promotion
DOHS’ LT. McNamara Receives Prestigious Eason Award August 24, 2021Summer 2021
8/24/2021The Events Management Branch provides accessibility services including real-time captioning, post-production captioning and audio description to ensure 508-compliant media and web content. Consult with EMB to ensure accessible media and web content.
Are You Really 508 Compliant?August 24, 2021Summer 2021
8/24/2021The 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 Summer 2021August 24, 2021Summer 2021
8/24/2021AEDs are provided in an area near you for emergency use by trained personnel to aid in the emergency response time of those who maybe experiencing sudden heart-irregularities and cardiac arrest or symptoms.
Locate Your Automatic External DefibrillatorAugust 24, 2021Summer 2021
8/24/2021The teachers and staff at each of the childcare centers have been actively engaged in promoting the wellbeing — physical, mental, emotional and social – of the children enrolled at the centers.
NIH Childcare Centers Promote Children’s Health and WellbeingAugust 24, 2021Summer 2021
8/24/2021All NIH Institutes/Centers have a designated librarian who can provide personalized research assistance. Find Your NIH Librarian and contact them directly today for help.
Research Better Faster and Smarter with Expert Help from NIH LibrariansAugust 24, 2021Summer 2021
8/24/2021DFM made immediate changes as COVID-19 hit, including rotation of staff, creative scheduling, instituting some telework and authoring many public service articles (several with specific pandemic-related precautions).
Fire Marshal InnovationsAugust 24, 2021Summer 2021
8/24/2021Want to know what's happening with work-life and well-being at the NIH and ORS?  – Follow us @NIHEmplSrvcs on Twitter for the latest about services
Stay in the Know at NIHAugust 24, 2021Summer 2021
8/24/2021Registration is now open for the Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Symposium 2021. Presented by the NIH Library, the Symposium will be held on September 9, 9:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Symposium 2021August 24, 2021Summer 2021
8/24/2021It is important to know which service to use if you need documentation for an important letter or parcel.The terms "registered" and "certified" are often used interchangeably. However, they are actually very different services.
Certified vs. Registered Mail: Understanding USPS Special ServicesAugust 24, 2021Summer 2021


On April 27, 2021, the Department of Homeland Security has announced that the REAL ID full enforcement date will be extended by 19 months, from October 1, 2021 to May 3, 2023. This extension is due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about the REAL ID Extension.