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About Membership

Become a Member

Your library or organization is invited to join with others in our mutual goal: to ensure equitable access to quality biomedical and health information by health professionals and the public. The Network of the National Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region (NNLM PNR) serves Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.

Membership is free and open to libraries, community organizations, healthcare clinics and organizations, public health departments, and more. 

Benefits of NNLM PNR Membership

  • Access to online training and education opportunities
  • Apply for NNLM PNR funding opportunities
  • Build connections with other member institutions in the region
  • Host an NLM traveling exhibit
  • Consult with NNLM PNR staff on health information outreach project planning and National Library of Medicine presentation design/delivery
  • Invite NNLM PNR staff to present on National Library of Medicine resources and services for your staff and community onsite or via webinar
  • Access to National Library of Medicine educational materials for your programs
  • Receive a certificate recognizing your institution as a member of the Network of the National Library of Medicine

Responsibilities of Membership

Each Member institution must agree to make the following contributions:

  • Designate an individual as NNLM Liaison/local contact person. This person is responsible for keeping updated and informed on network-related information. Their contact information will be listed online in the directory;
  • Permit listing in the national directory of network members. National directory information is available online through the DOCLINE Institution Record and through the NNLM Web site; and
  • Provide basic information on collections and services to NLM by keeping information stored in the DOCLINE Institution Record both updated and accurate (if participating in DOCLINE).

To Apply for Membership

  1. Login or create an account 
  2. Join the NNLM by adding your organization

After submitting the form, you will receive a confirmation email from NNLM PNR. If you have any questions about applying for membership, contact the Pacific Northwest Region office.

Updated: August 28, 2020