The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Greater Midwest Region

The Mission of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine is to advance the progress of medicine and improve public health through access to health information. 

The Office of the Greater Midwest Region is located at Hardin Library for the Health Sciences at the University of Iowa and supports this mission through collaboration, training, and funding opportunities for about 1,100 health centers, health departments, community organizations, as well as medical, public and school libraries in the 10 state region.

  • New GMR Office Opens

    Hardin Library for the Health Sciences

    The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Greater Midwest Region (GMR) office is now located at the Hardin Library for the Health Sciences on the University of Iowa campus in Iowa City, Iowa. Through this office, the GMR library continues to support the mission of the Network to provide health professionals with equal access to biomedical information and improve the public’s access to information to enable them to make informed health care decisions. Read more

  • Join the Network

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    The goal of NN/LM is to enhance access to health information for health professionals and the public.

    Reasons to Join:

    • The Network provides opportunities for professional development by offering training workshops
    • Members can use the Member Lending Library to borrow professional material
    • The GMR offers network members opportunities to apply for funding for their libraries

    Learn more about how to Join Our Network.

  • Have you seen GMR's blog?

    Cornflower

    The Cornflower, the blog of the Greater Midwest Region (GMR), is a great tool to keep current with NLM and GMR news. Stay on top with the latest information about consumer health, outreach, DOCLINE, technology and more.