The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Greater Midwest Region

The Mission of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine is to advance the progress of medicine and improve public health through access to health information. 

The Office of the Greater Midwest Region, at the University of Illinois at Chicago, supports this mission through collaboration, training, and funding opportunities for about 1,100 health centers, health departments, community organizations, as well as medical, public and school libraries in the 10 state region.

  • In Focus: A highlighted National Library of Medicine resource

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    NLM In Focus:

    A highlighted National Library of Medicine resource

    NLM Theater Presentations: The NLM exhibit booth at the Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association featured theater presentations to bring users up-to-date on several NLM products and services. These presentation consist of latest updates on NLM resources and projects, such as PubMed Health, MedlinePlus: Responsive Design and Hosting NLM Traveling Exhibitions.

    To listen to MLA Theater Presentations from MLA 2015 click here.

  • Join the Network


    The goal of NN/LM is to enhance access to health information for health professionals and the public.

    Reasons to Join:

    • The Network provides opportunities for professional development by offering training workshops
    • Members can use the Member Lending Library to borrow professional material
    • The GMR offers network members opportunities to apply for funding for their libraries

    Learn more about how to Join Our Network.

  • Have you seen GMR's blog?


    The Cornflower, the blog of the Greater Midwest Region (GMR), is a great tool to keep current with NLM and GMR news. Stay on top with the latest information about consumer health, outreach, DOCLINE, technology and more.