Members provide health professionals and the general public with health information resources and services. Members include libraries, information centers, or other types of organizations.

Members join under categories according to the level of services they provide. Membership is free!

Members can request specialized training in providing health information through National Library of Medicine resources. Members are also eligible for funding for health information projects.

To join the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) contact your regional office at 1-800-338-7657. We welcome your questions and comments!

Membership Categories

Full Members

Full Members are health science libraries and health information centers that are regularly staffed, have Internet access and health science collections, provide information services, and participate in DOCLINE.

Affiliate Members

Affiliate Members are libraries, information centers, and resource centers that are called upon for health information by their clients, but do not meet the requirements of Full Membership.


NLM Fact Sheets

NLM's Factsheet on the National Network of Libraries of Medicine includes information on "Who is eligible for membership?"

NLM Products and Services

InterLibrary Loan

Regional Resources

Outreach and Training