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 2020
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2/20/2020Maryland State Fire Marshal Brian S. Geraci would like to warn parents of a new viral teen video, which may result in fire incidents and cause serious injury.
Maryland State Fire Marshal Issues Warning About New Social Media ChallengeFebruary 20, 2020Winter 2020
2/20/2020The Division of Radiation Safety (DRS) plans to change its method of completing monthly surveys for posted labs to eliminate the risk of missed surveys.
DRS Proposes New Approach to Ensure Monthly Survey ComplianceFebruary 20, 2020Winter 2020
2/20/2020the NIH Library is canceling the "Scholarly Publishing Symposium: Elevate Your Research Visibility" (https://www.nihlibrary.nih.gov/scholarly-publishing-symposium) previously scheduled for March 18. We will not be videocasting the event.
UPDATE: NIH Library Scholarly Publishing Symposium CanceledFebruary 20, 2020Winter 2020
2/20/2020The Division of Amenities and Transportation (DATS) is excited to announce the mass transit benefit has increased to $270 per month due to the recently approved 2020 federal spending bill.
Let the NIH Pay for Your Commuting CostsFebruary 20, 2020Winter 2020
2/20/2020The 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 Winter 2020February 20, 2020Winter 2020
2/20/2020The 2020-2022 Federally Employed Women's Bethesda Chapter Executive Board was recently announced by the DC Metro Region of Federally Employed Women (FEW).
ORS Staff Making an Impact in the Quest for Equality for AllFebruary 20, 2020Winter 2020
2/20/2020The Division of Amenities and Transportation Services (DATS) welcomes April Cook as Lead Interpreter of its Interpreting Services Program.
Meet DATS Lead Interpreter, April CookFebruary 20, 2020Winter 2020
2/20/2020The NIH Library offers bioinformatics support services for NIH staff and select HHS agencies. This free service features bioinformatics consulting and training, complemented by analysis tools and databases hosted on high-performance computing workstations
Bioinformatics Support Service at the NIH LibraryFebruary 20, 2020Winter 2020
2/20/2020Learn about the common types of cold stress and better protect yourself in harsh winter conditions.
Protect Yourself from Cold StressFebruary 20, 2020Winter 2020
2/20/2020This year, the National Institutes of Health Federal Credit Union (NIHFCU) marks 80 years of continuous operation. 
NIH Federal Credit Union Celebrates 80 Years February 20, 2020Winter 2020
2/20/2020On January 26, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) prices increased to reflect an increase in USPS operating expenses.
USPS Increases Prices Due to Operating ExpensesFebruary 20, 2020Winter 2020
2/20/2020ORS-ORF exceeded its goal of $47,000, raised more money than in previous years and reached its campaign goal for the first time!
ORS-ORF Surpasses Its CFC GoalFebruary 20, 2020Winter 2020
2/20/2020Are you looking for help with your systematic review? The NIH Library’s Systematic Review Service can help.
Systematic Review Service at the NIH LibraryFebruary 20, 2020Winter 2020
2/20/2020​The Medical Arts online ordering feature has become a very popular and convenient resource for the NIH community.
Medical Arts Online Ordering FeatureFebruary 20, 2020Winter 2020

Place an Order Online with Medical Arts 

The Medical Arts online ordering feature has become a very popular and convenient resource for the NIH community. Commonly requested products such as Scientific Poster Printing, Campus Photos, Certificates and Framing are among the items that can be ordered without leaving your office. For your more specialized Design and Medical Illustration needs, you can also visit Medical Arts online at medarts.nih.gov and receive a personalized response from one of our creative professionals.  
Escalation Procedures

At ORS, our goal is to find solutions to our customers’ needs. If you have an issue with ORS that remains unresolved, we have developed an escalation process to effectively elevate an issue through the chain of command until you find resolution.