The mission of the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) is to advance the progress of medicine and improve the public health by providing all U.S. health professionals with equal access to biomedical information and improving the public's access to information to enable them to make informed decisions about their health. The Program is coordinated by the National Library of Medicine and carried out through a nationwide network of health science libraries and information centers.

Upcoming Classes
August 1, 2022 - October 31, 2022 NNLM Book Discussion, Aug 1 - Oct 31: The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

Join us for our second NNLM Book Discussion of the year. From August 1 until October 31, join your fellow librarians and read The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman! 

September 27, 2022 NNLM Region 1 Funding Webinar Part 2: Set?

Thinking of applying for NNLM Region 1 funding for projects beginning May 1st, 2023?

Applications open September 12th and close on November 4th, 2022.

This session will cover detailed info on 2023-2024 grants from Region 1; Funding process and timeline; Examples of strong applications; Q&A

September 27, 2022 Inclusive Disaster Planning: Considering the Needs of People with Disabilities

Disasters befall every community at one time or another.

Please join our 3 panelists while they discuss the importance of and offer guidance on disaster planning and management with the needs in mind of people with disabilities.

September 28, 2022 Region 7 Presents - Evaluating Health Information on Wikipedia

Do you ever use Wikipedia for health information, even though you feel like you shouldn’t? Despite widespread skepticism of its value, studies have shown that the quality of information on Wikipedia is often similar to other encyclopedias.

In this webinar you will learn about Wikipedia’s biomedical content and the standards that guide its creation, how to evaluate health articles on Wikipedia, and how to use these articles as starting points for further research.

Customized Content

Did you know you can customize the content you see on nnlm.gov? Update the location preferences on your NNLM Account to see trainings, funding opportunities and resources that are available in your state.

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