Become a Network Member

Membership Application

Members of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) provide health professionals and the general public with health information resources and services.

If you are providing health information through a library, information center or other organization, please consider joining the NN/LM network.

Why Should I Join?

Network Members receive a variety of benefits and services, including:

  • Eligibility for award funding for health information access and other projects
  • Training and educational opportunities for librarians, health professionals, and consumers
  • Opportunities to partner with other health sciences libraries or health-related information centers
  • Obtain educational and printed materials for NLM posters, brochures, bookmarks, and other publications
  • Opportunities to request an NLM Traveling Exhibition to visit your library or organization
  • A digital certificate recognizing your institution, library or organization as an NN/LM member
  • Enrollment on the NN/LM SCR announcement listserv

Who Can Join?

Membership is free but there are some requirements to participate. Each NN/LM member institution, regardless of category, must agree to make these basic contributions:

  • To designate an individual as the local contact person (the "NN/LM Liaison") for Network information/communications.
  • Be listed in the national registry of Network members. National registry information is available online through the DOCLINE system and through the publicly accessible NN/LM Members Directory.
  • To provide basic information on collections and services to NLM by keeping their DOCLINE Institutions record up-to-date, if appropriate to your organization.


Please contact SCR at or call 817-735-2223.