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.
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11/23/2020We recently released our 2019 ORS Annual Report. It took a bit longer than expected as we got sidetracked with the pandemic, but it’s complete and deservedly recognizes the wide array of accomplishments across all services we offer to the NIH community.
  
2019 ORS Annual ReportNovember 23, 2020Fall 2020
11/23/2020For over 36 years, the BMBL has served as the cornerstone of laboratory biosafety practice in the United States since its initial release in 1984.
  
The 6th edition of the Biosafety in Microbiology and Biomedical Laboratories is AvailableNovember 23, 2020Fall 2020
11/23/2020The NIH Employee Assistance Program (EAP) can help you reflect on what has worked for you in the past with previous life stressors.  We can help you look at what is depleting and what is restorative for you.  We can help you develop a plan for what you’d
  
 Words of Encouragement in Challenging TimesNovember 23, 2020Fall 2020
11/23/2020The 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 Fall 2020November 23, 2020Fall 2020
11/23/2020This award recognizes an individual supervisor or natural support coworker within a company or organization that has gone above and beyond to support, encourage and foster success within that company for a person that SEEC supports.
  
IT Branch Chief Receives the Excellence in Mentorship AwardNovember 23, 2020Fall 2020
11/23/2020Once inside, your office can be very inviting to mice if there is a source of food and a warm place to hide nearby. Yet, doing the following can help to eliminate the rodent population in your work area.
  
Mice in Your OfficeNovember 23, 2020Fall 2020
11/23/2020The parcel ground service is available for delivery to any physical address (not P.O. Boxes) within the 48 contiguous United States, at a significant cost savings.
  
Parcel Ground Delivery ServiceNovember 23, 2020Fall 2020
11/23/2020Make room for all “mandatory” Division of Radiation Safety (DRS) annual refresher training critical for regulatory compliance.  You may be a worker in a mandatory annual refresher training category with the DRS.
  
Mandatory Radiation Safety Annual Refresher Training ReminderNovember 23, 2020Fall 2020
11/23/2020The Division of International Services (DIS) provides immigration-related assistance to NIH foreign national scientists. Multiple recent policy changes have significantly affected our NIH scientist community.
  
New Deputy Director and Other Updates From the Division of International ServicesNovember 23, 2020Fall 2020
11/23/2020Like other institutions and organizations, the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the Division of Amenities and Transportation Services (DATS) transportation programs. Due to the mandatory telework policy, off-campus shuttles have been suspended except for th
  
Keeping You Safe on NIH ShuttlesNovember 23, 2020Fall 2020
11/23/2020Software is now available to teleworking staff include a range of bioinformatics and data science applications that run on the Library’s four high-performance workstations.
  
Remote Access to Bioinformatics, Data Science, and Multimedia Applications at the NIH LibraryNovember 23, 2020Fall 2020
11/23/2020The National Biosafety and Biocontainment Training Program (NBBTP) has selected three new fellows to join the program in January 2021. This experiential program plays a critical role in providing a training opportunity to the future biosafety professional
  
Three New Fellows to Join the National Biosafety and Biocontainment TrainingNovember 23, 2020Fall 2020
11/23/2020Did you know that you can earn Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits through resources provided by the NIH Library? NIH staff can earn credits by researching clinical topics and completing evaluations and quizzes.
  
Earn Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credits with NIH Library ResourcesNovember 23, 2020Fall 2020
11/23/2020The following message was sent to all NIH staff in the DC area via the ORS Information Line on September 25. DPSAC News is re-printing a modified version of this notification to help ensure that NIH staff and visitors are aware of these new visitor access
  
Revised Visitor Access Procedures for NIH FacilitiesNovember 23, 2020Fall 2020