Member Services

The Greater Midwest Region is one of the largest Network regions - Any library, health-related information center, health department, or any other organization whose mission is to provide access to health information may join the Network.To join, please complete our online membership application.

Service:

Membership in the NN/LM is free!

The GMR staff provides basic information in the areas of Consumer Health, Resource Sharing and Technology as it relates to the products and services available from the National Library of Medicine (NLM). We regularly host classes on the databases supported by NLM. More information is available in our
GMR membership brochure
(
GMR membership brochure in PDF
) and on the Staff Directory page.

 


Benefits:

As a Network Member, you are eligible to receive benefits from the GMR. The list below outlines the benefits that we provide you.

 

Membership Benefit Comparison
Benefits Full Members Affiliate Members
Eligibility for award funding for health information access and other projects
X
X
Training and educational opportunities for librarians, health professionals, and consumers *
X
X
Opportunities to partner with other health sciences libraries or health-related information centers *
X
X
Obtain educational materials such as NLM posters, brochures, bookmarks, and other publications
X
X
Opportunities to request an NLM Traveling Exhibition to visit your library or organization *
X
X
Opportunities to provide input on regional NN/LM programs and services *
X
X
A certificate recognizing your institution, library or organization as a NN/LM member
X
X
Access to DOCLINE, the interlibrary loan system used by health sciences libraries
X
 

* Also available to non-members.

News, Newsletter, Listserv

Keep current using these various news outlets:

  • The Cornflower - Our GMR Blog
  • GMRLIST - Receive updates on GMR opportunities and NLM databases
  • GMRPH - Email list focused for librarians in public health arenas
  • GMR4U - Contact us anytime

Other Services to Network members include: