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!

  • Featured NLM Resource - Open-i

    Open-i example search for plasmodium

    Open-i Open Access Biomedical Image Search Engine

    Open-i, a service of the National Library of Medicine,  enables search and retrieval of abstracts and images (including charts, graphs, clinical images, etc.) from the open source literature, and biomedical image collections. Searching may be done by text queries as well as by query images. Open-i provides access to over 1.6 million images from about 580,000 PubMedCentral articles and 7,470 chest x-rays with 3,955 radiology reports.

  • NN/LM PNR Resources - Professional Development Library


    The NN/LM Pacific Northwest Region maintains a free Professional Development Library available to its members.

    Take a look at our offerings in:

    • Administration/Management
    • Advocacy/Marketing
    • Consumer Health
    • Copyright/Licensing/Resource Sharing
    • Data Management
    • Disaster Response
    • Evidence-based Medicine
    • Library Instruction
    • Scholarly Communication/Open Access
    • Solo/Small Libraries

    And let us know if you'd like to borrow something:


  • 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: Updates and a Look at Trials Using Mobile Apps
    December 16, 2015 1PM Pacific
    Presenter: Emily Glenn, Community Health Outreach Coordinator for the NN/LM PNR

    Listen to the recording of November's Rendezvous session regarding One Health