About the NN/LM South Central Region

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine South Central Region administrative office serves the biomedical information needs of Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. Located in the heart of the Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas, the Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library operates as the Regional Medical Library for the NN/LM SCR under a 5 year contract with the National Library of Medicine (2011-2016). Our office is staffed 7:30am to 4:30 pm Central Standard Time and is located on the first floor of the Jesse H. Jones Library Building, 1133 John Freeman Boulevard, Houston TX 77030. Directions, maps, visitors

The mission of the NN/LM is to advance the progress of medicine and improve public health through access to health information. To accomplish this mission, our program adheres to the philosophy of "Promoting Access through Collaboration and Training." Staff members develop and promote a wide assortment of free classes. Over $500,000 in outreach subcontract funding is awarded to network members in our five-state service area each year to provide training to health professionals and consumers.


Annual Program Narratives Q1 Reports Q2 Reports Q3 Reports Q4 Reports Annual Reports
Year 1: May 2011 - April 2012
Year 2: May 2012 - April 2013
Year 3: May 2013 - April 2014
Year 4: May 2014 - April 2015
Year 5: May 2015 - April 2016