April 8, 2021

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The Countrywide Library of Medication has awarded 5-yr cooperative agreements to 7 institutions chosen to provide as Regional Clinical Libraries (RMLs) and 4  institutions chosen as Countrywide Coordinating Offices in the Community of the Countrywide Library of Medication (NNLM). The agreements start out Could 1, 2021.

The NNLM is NLM’s “field force” of reliable ambassadors that leverages a lot more than 8,000 organizational users symbolizing source libraries (mainly at medical faculties), well being science libraries (mainly at hospitals), public libraries, and group-primarily based companies.

RMLs coordinate the operation of a network of libraries and other companies to carry out regional and countrywide plans. RMLs ensure a continuity of good quality services for main plans of the NNLM, and cooperatively design, put into practice, and examine impressive methods to progress the well being data wants of well being specialists and a assorted public. Each individual Countrywide Coordinating Place of work performs a special established of capabilities, but all provide to aid and inform the do the job of the RMLs.

2021-2026 Awardees:

Regional Clinical Libraries:

Region 1: Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and District of Columbia
College of Maryland at Baltimore
Health Sciences and Human Services Library
Baltimore, MD

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

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

Region 4: Arizona, Idaho, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.
College of Utah
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library
Salt Lake Town, UT

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

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

Region seven: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont
College of Massachusetts Clinical School
Lamar Soutter Library
Worcester, MA

Countrywide Coordinating Offices:

NNLM World wide web Services Place of work (NWSO)
College of Maryland at Baltimore
Health Sciences and Human Services Library
Baltimore, MD

NNLM Schooling Place of work (NTO)
College of Utah
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library
Salt Lake Town, UT

NNLM Public Health Coordination Place of work (NPHCO)
College of Massachusetts Clinical School
Lamar Soutter Library
Worcester, MA

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

Since its original authorization by Congress in the 1965 Clinical Library Guidance Act, the NNLM has labored to equalize and enhance obtain to well being data and data through the United States. This Community is very important in NLM’s outreach initiatives to progress the development of medicine and make improvements to the public’s well being by offering education and learning and obtain to data for U.S. researchers, well being specialists, public well being workforce, educators, and the public. NNLM’s principal plans are to do the job as a result of libraries and other users to aid a hugely trained workforce for biomedical and well being data means and data, boost well being literacy, and progress well being equity as a result of obtain to reliable, good quality well being data.

In the course of the prior (2016-2021) grant period of time, the RMLs awarded a lot more than 1,338 subawards to NNLM users. The RMLs, in collaboration with funded NNLM users, executed a lot more than10,000 teaching functions and other outreach and engagement activities achieving a lot more than 108,000 well being specialists, librarians, and users of the public.

Info about the Community of the Countrywide Library of Medication and the Regional Clinical Libraries is available at www.nnlm.gov.

The Countrywide Library of Medication (NLM) is a leader in investigation in biomedical informatics and data science and the world’s greatest biomedical library. NLM conducts and supports investigation in techniques for recording, storing, retrieving, preserving, and communicating well being data. NLM creates means and resources that are utilized billions of moments just about every yr by millions of persons to obtain and assess molecular biology, biotechnology, toxicology, environmental well being, and well being providers data. Extra data is available at https://www.nlm.nih.gov.