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MembershipLearn about the benefits of joining our network, and find tools, resources and services for NNLM members.
FundingFind information about NNLM funding, and other sources you can explore beyond NLM and NNLM.
Use our proposal writing resources to boost your expertise in grant-writing, and learn about general best practices for submitting proposals to NNLM.
Need some assistance? Explore our funding guides, FAQs, and templates and tutorials for submitting web-based applications and activity reports.
TrainingExplore resources related to NNLM's wide variety of training opportunities.
Already registered? Find a resource guide to supplement your upcoming NNLM or NLM class.
Learn more about tools and resources from the National Library of Medicine.
Looking for free Continuing Education? Learn more about CE and specializations you can obtain through NNLM classes.
TopicsBrowse our complete catalog by topic.
Explore tools and programs supported by the NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Network, and learn more about this initiative with the All of Us Research Program.
Find tools and programs you can use to promote citizen science and crowdsourcing in your institution, and learn more about this NNLM priority area.
Looking for health resources you can share? Check out NNLM's consumer health guides to promote quality sources of health information for any audience.
Review subject primers and programs related to managing, storing and sharing data, and learn more about this NNLM priority area.
Explore resources for developing institutional practices around diversity, equity and inclusion, and learn more about this NNLM initiative.
Find tools and programs you can use for emergency preparedness, and learn about quality sources of disaster health information.
Learn more about graphic medicine as a medium for sharing health information, including tools you can use for developing comic-based programs.
Find resources for interpreting health information online, understanding health information, and evaluating literacy levels for health websites.
Explore resources for organizations that provide HIV/AIDS information services, and learn more about this NNLM priority area.
Learn how you can champion health sciences librarianship and increase diversity in the Library and Information Sciences pipeline through this NNLM priority area.
Find localized public health resources, and free programs and tools supported by public health departments.
Bolster your Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) initiatives with quality health information resources, and explore programs and tools you can use to help students consider a career in STEM or the health professions.
Find resources and programs you can use to support patrons living with substance use disorders, and learn more about the NIH HEAL initiative.
Review guides for accessing and utilizing electronic journals, and other published resources of health information and health research.
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Find guides and resources for academic libraries and library staff, including community colleges, universities, and other post-secondary educational institutions.
Find guides and resources for hospital libraries, health sciences libraries, and library staff.
Find guides and resources for public libraries and library staff, and learn more about the NNLM public libraries initiative.
Find guides and resources geared toward other library or information professionals.
Find guides and resources for community-based organizations and their staff.
Find guides for data resource and tool developers.
Find guides and resources for data scientists.
Find guides and resources for college and post-grad educators, such as faculty and staff who provide health programming and instruction to adults.
Find guides and resources for college and post-grad students, including those seeking supplemental learning opportunities.
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Resource SharingExplore tools you can use for scholarly communication and interlibrary loan.
Learn how your institution can use DOCLINE, the National Library of Medicine’s Interlibrary Loan request routing system.
Learn about public health and other subscription-based resources for members of the NNLM Public Health Digital Library.
All Guides & Resources
|About the NNLM Reading Club||
The NNLM Reading Club is a selection of “ready-to-use” book titles along with free and downloadable materials designed to help libraries support the health information needs in their communities
|An Introduction to Health Literacy||
Health literacy involves the information and services that people need to make well-informed health decisions. Learn more about the aspects of health literacy, why it's important, how it can be addressed, and how NNLM supports health literacy.
|Clinical Conversations Training Program||
Clinical Conversations allows clinical trainers or managers to offer brief trainings embedded into regular staff meetings or trainings that they already facilitate, as a way to offer continuing education that does not take time out of already busy schedules. The primary goal of Clinical Conversations is to increase knowledge and awareness of health literacy and associated skills and tools. The program includes 7 subjects, each containing 3-12 modules with PowerPoint slides, printable handouts, e-mail follow ups, facilitator guides, and evaluation materials.
This section of the Data Driven Discovery Initiative provides resources to explore recommended competencies, knowledge, skills, and dispositions for data librarians. Professional organizations and networks, as well as resources and strategies to stay current are provided.
A selection of articles and teaching resources for librarians who are interested in offering data services at their institution. There are many other resources widely available online, and even those not pertaining to medical librarianship are adaptable to many data service contexts.
The NNLM Data Thesaurus includes definitions, relevant literature, and web resources related to data terminology.
|Emergency and Disaster Resources|
Find answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about NNLM funding and related topics.
|Guidelines for Award Requirements||
Learn how to comply with the specific award requirements for your NNLM-funded project, such as accessibility, credit statements, project extensions, reporting, invoicing, and more.
A subject primer for health occupations.
|HIV/AIDS Online Resources||
The following list of government resources is curated to highlight trusted resources that focus on different areas of HIV prevention and treatment, clinical trials, surveys and statistics, and HIV and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) navigation and other heath-related information.
Good health is important at any age! NLM and NNLM offer plenty of resources for caregivers and educators to use to support physical, mental, and socio-emotional growth.
Find answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about NNLM Membership and related programs.
|NIH All of Us Research Program Partnership||
This site is designed to provide publicly available information about the partnership between NNLM and All of Us to assist in preparing the grant application for the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) All of Us Program Center(link is external) (U24) cooperative agreement that posted on July 12, 2021.
|NNLM Member Services||
Learn about the benefits of institutional membership with the Network of the National Library of Medicine, and how to make the most of that membership by taking advantage of NNLM products and services.
|NNLM Proposal Writing Toolkit||
Writing a quality proposal is the best first step in applying for funding from the Network of the National Library of Medicine. This guide provides tips, tricks and resources you can use while developing your application, and instructions for how to submit an application.
|NNLM Reading Club|
|Obtain a Specialization||
NNLM offers free classes that support specialization for several programs. Learn more about the certifications we support and how to obtain them.
|Order Free Informational Materials||
NNLM offers free informational materials to NNLM Members, including capability brochures, posters, and bookmarks!
|Partner Outreach Program (POP)||
The members of the Partner Outreach Program (POP) act as ambassadors for outreach in their respective states.
|Public Health Digital Library||
The Public Health Digital Library (PHDL) provides state and local public health departments access to library resources, including e-journals, e-books, and databases. Resources support evidence based practice and research in public health.
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) provides free, research-based, health resources to public libraries and other community organizations that serve public health needs.
|RD3 Scope Statement and Selection Criteria||
The Resources for Data Driven Discovery (RD3) Portal fosters learning and collaboration in data science and data management. The portal will primarily serve librarians and library administrators working in institutions that are generating, sharing, storing, and/or using data for basic scientific, clinical, or translational research and teaching in the health, biological, and physical sciences. As such, the portal will bring together resources on education, outreach and collaboration, best-practices, and current events for data-driven research. The portal will provide librarians with the tools, knowledge, and skills to effectively participate in networked science and teach data topics to Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) stakeholders.
|Region 4 Funding Opportunities Page|
|Resources for Healthcare Providers||
This brief resource highlights tools and training programs that may be useful for many different aspects of work as a healthcare professional.
|Scholarly Communications Resources||
Central to academic work, scholarly communications resources can support teaching, learning, research, and scholarly endeavors. Each tab in this guide contains a list of resources, the focus of the resource, and audiences that might benefit from the information.
|Substance Use Disorders||
The Network of National Library of Medicine's Substance Use Disorder Initiative's aim is to raise the awareness of National Library of Medicine's Substance Use Disorders resources and the resources of partner organizations through partnerships with SUD related organizations.
Wikipedia’s health topics pages are visited a staggering 7 billion times a year, making it possibly the world’s most popular health information resource. The objective of #CiteNLM is to improve the credibility and content of medical and health-related articles on Wikipedia by adding citations and information from National Library of Medicine (NLM) sources.