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Professional Development

The Network of the National Library of Medicine Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM MAR) is pleased to offer many professional development resources and opportunities for librarians, health professionals, public health workers, and consumers. Please feel free to explore our menu for more information on available classes, upcoming training opportunities, educational materials, and Resource Guides.

Just like our Members, MAR coordinators are actively involved in professional development. Check out our regional calendar and Past Presentations to browse upcoming or recent activities, including conference presentations, site visits, exhibits and training.


NNLM offers a variety of classes that are available online, on-demand, and in-person. Whether you are a public librarian, K-12 educator, or seeking assistance on grants and proposal writing, we most certainly have a course that would broaden your professional horizons. Browse our course catalog to learn about upcoming webinars, asynchronous Moodle courses, and other options that NNLM can offer.

Past Classes

Did you miss a recent webinar offered by NNLM MAR? Not to worry! We record all of our live sessions so that our Members never have to miss out on an interesting topic. Browse the Past Classes archive to explore recent webinars.

Request Training

NNLM MAR staff provide no-cost training sessions on health information resources, with an emphasis on free resources from the National Library of Medicine (NLM). If you are interested in having an NNLM MAR staff member speak to your professional or consumer group, please contact us.

Resource Guides

NNLM MAR is dedicated to helping Members utilize the wealth of biomedical information that is available online, especially those resources produced by the National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health. Our Resource Guides are developed and maintained by RML staff, to provide specific resources for targeted audiences or highlight specific topics. These are comprehensive reference tools to help you explore the avenues in which you can access health information, locate free materials, and incorporate NLM resources into your curriculum or programming.