April 8, 2021

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The National Library of Medication has awarded five-calendar year cooperative agreements to 7 institutions selected to serve as Regional Health-related Libraries (RMLs) and 4  institutions selected as National Coordinating Workplaces in the Community of the National Library of Medication (NNLM). The agreements begin May possibly one, 2021.

The NNLM is NLM’s “field force” of dependable ambassadors that leverages additional than 8,000 organizational members symbolizing useful resource libraries (generally at healthcare universities), health and fitness science libraries (generally at hospitals), community libraries, and neighborhood-based corporations.

RMLs coordinate the operation of a network of libraries and other corporations to have out regional and national systems. RMLs be certain a continuity of top quality services for core systems of the NNLM, and cooperatively design and style, employ, and assess modern approaches to progress the health and fitness info wants of health and fitness pros and a numerous community. Every National Coordinating Business performs a exclusive established of features, but all serve to help and advise the do the job of the RMLs.

2021-2026 Awardees:

Regional Health-related Libraries:

Region one: Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and District of Columbia
College of Maryland at Baltimore
Health and fitness Sciences and Human Expert services Library
Baltimore, MD

Region 2: Alabama, Florida, Ga, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands
Health-related College of South Carolina
Health-related College of South Carolina Libraries
Charleston, SC

Region three: Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas
College of North Texas Health and fitness Science Center
Gibson D. Lewis Library
Fort Worthy of, TX

Region four: Arizona, Idaho, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.
College of Utah
Spencer S. Eccles Health and fitness Sciences Library
Salt Lake City, UT

National Coordinating Workplaces:

NNLM World wide web Expert services Business (NWSO)
College of Maryland at Baltimore
Health and fitness Sciences and Human Expert services Library
Baltimore, MD

NNLM Teaching Business (NTO)
College of Utah
Spencer S. Eccles Health and fitness Sciences Library
Salt Lake City, UT

Region 5: Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, and U.S. Territories and Freely Associated States
College of Washington
Health and fitness Sciences Library
Seattle, WA

Region 6: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin.
College of Iowa
Hardin Library for the Health and fitness Sciences
Iowa City, IA

Region 7: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont
College of Massachusetts Health-related Faculty
Lamar Soutter Library
Worcester, MA

 

NNLM Community Health and fitness Coordination Business (NPHCO)
College of Massachusetts Health-related Faculty
Lamar Soutter Library
Worcester, MA

NNLM Analysis Center (NEC)
Northwestern College
Galter Health and fitness Sciences Library & Studying Center
Chicago, IL

Since its authentic authorization by Congress in the 1965 Health-related Library Aid Act, the NNLM has labored to equalize and improve entry to health and fitness info and data in the course of the United States. This Community is very important in NLM’s outreach initiatives to progress the development of drugs and increase the public’s health and fitness by offering education and entry to info for U.S. researchers, health and fitness pros, community health and fitness workforce, educators, and the community. NNLM’s key targets are to do the job by way of libraries and other members to help a remarkably properly trained workforce for biomedical and health and fitness info sources and data, encourage health and fitness literacy, and progress health and fitness fairness by way of entry to dependable, top quality health and fitness info.

In the course of the previous (2016-2021) grant interval, the RMLs awarded additional than one,338 subawards to NNLM members. The RMLs, in collaboration with funded NNLM members, conducted additional than10,000 coaching activities and other outreach and engagement actions reaching additional than 108,000 health and fitness pros, librarians, and members of the community.

Information about the Community of the National Library of Medication and the Regional Health-related Libraries is accessible at www.nnlm.gov.

The National Library of Medication (NLM) is a leader in research in biomedical informatics and data science and the world’s major biomedical library. NLM conducts and supports research in strategies for recording, storing, retrieving, preserving, and communicating health and fitness info. NLM creates sources and resources that are applied billions of occasions each individual calendar year by tens of millions of persons to entry and review molecular biology, biotechnology, toxicology, environmental health and fitness, and health and fitness companies info. Added info is accessible at https://www.nlm.nih.gov.