National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Pacific Northwest Region


Supporting collaboration among regional libraries, information centers, and community-based organizations in the states of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.

The mission of the NN/LM is to enhance access to biomedical and health information for researchers, health professionals and the public. Located at the University of Washington, the Regional Medical Library for the NN/LM Pacific Northwest Region offers education programs, funding, and consultation to support research, health information services, resource sharing, community partnerships, and outreach in the region.

If your institution is not a member learn more about the benefits of membership and join now!

  • NN/LM PNR Resources - Educational Materials


    The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific NW Region, provides educational materials

    to its members to use to promote free health information resources. As well as consumer health information resources, we also have information for healthcare providers and researchers. Join the Network if you are not yet a member here, and request items here.

  • PNR Partners


    PNR Partners is a new intermittent webinar series showcasing the work of our funding recipients.

    Upcoming Presentations:

    June 14, 2016 1PM Pacific
    Presenters: Meg Brunner, librarian from the University of Washington's Alcohol & Drug Abuste Institute and Robin Champieux, Scholarly Communications Librarian at Oregon Health & Science University Library

    If you missed the last PNR Partners with Erin Foster's presentation on the development of an assessment tool to measure information literacy of incoming MPH graduate students and Sigrid Brudie's unique librarian experience of traveling to remote Alaskan locations to connect health clinicians to resources, you can watch the recording.

  • PNR Rendezvous

    PNR Rendezvous Mini

    The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region (NN/LM PNR) hosts free monthly web-based continuing education classes, presentations, and talks with network members, called PNR Rendezvous.

    Upcoming Presentations:

    Engaging Public Libraries in Community Health Information and Services: University of Washington iSchool Capstone Project
    June 15, 2016 1PM Pacific
    Presenter: Liz Morris, Master of Library and Information Science Candidate 2016 

    April's recording, The Magic and Wonder of the National Library of Medicine Traveling Exhibitions! is available.

  • Upcoming Training - DOCLINE


    DOCLINE Training

    Our next series of DOCLINE Training Session, open to all, begins Wednesday, April 6. These sessions are at 10:00 AM Pacific Time and last one hour. Upcoming sessions:

    Wednesday, April 6, 2016: DOCLINE: Beginning DOCLINE
    Wednesday, April 13, 2016: DOCLINE: Routing Tables
    Wednesday, April 27, 2016: DOCLINE: Borrow and Lend

    MLA CE Credit is available for these sessions. For more information see the session descriptions and log in information.