Resource Center

Your Virtual Library

Our Resource Center is a virtual library where you can go for a broad range of information relating to interoperability, information-sharing, and the six domains in which NIC primarily works: human and social services, public health, public education, public safety, emergency medical services and health information technology. We have vetted and aggregated numerous studies, guidance documents and other materials, which can be sorted in a variety of ways for easy access and use, and will add resources continually over time. The Resource Center is available to all professionals interested in the subject matter, irrespective of whether they are NIC participants.

To make the Center as robust and beneficial as possible, we welcome recommendations of relevant content that users encounter elsewhere, that they have produced themselves, or that they are already utilizing. Please fill out and submit the form below to provide your suggestions and comments, or send an email to

03-17-2018 White Paper

Improving Processes and Practices in Child Welfare: Is Cognitive Computing Part of the Solution?

Stewards of Changge presents, cognitive computing, which is one of the most promising of new technologies because it can address a primary impediment to child welfare professionals: the inability to gather, analyze and utilize the most-useful information with which to do their work, and using that information to coordinate an increasingly complex network of care to promote greater organizational efficiency by providers and better outcomes for clients.

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03-17-2018 Web Page

Silicon Valley Regional Data Trust (SVRDT)

SVRDT brings together data from numerous public agencies that service children and families, including Education (public school districts), Public Health, Child and Family Services, Mental Health, Juvenile Justice/Probation, and Education Technology companies.

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