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NLM Awards 2021-2026 Regional Medical Library Cooperative Agreements

April eight, 2021

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The National Library of Drugs has awarded 5-year cooperative agreements to 7 institutions chosen to serve as Regional Medical Libraries (RMLs) and four  institutions chosen as National Coordinating Places of work in the Community of the National Library of Drugs (NNLM). The agreements start May well 1, 2021.

The NNLM is NLM’s “field force” of trustworthy ambassadors that leverages additional than eight,000 organizational users representing resource libraries (mainly at healthcare educational institutions), well being science libraries (mainly at hospitals), general public libraries, and group-dependent businesses.

RMLs coordinate the procedure of a network of libraries and other businesses to have out regional and nationwide packages. RMLs make sure a continuity of quality assistance for core packages of the NNLM, and cooperatively design and style, apply, and consider innovative methods to progress the well being facts wants of well being specialists and a various general public. Just about every National Coordinating Place of work performs a exclusive set of capabilities, but all serve to support and inform the get the job done of the RMLs.

2021-2026 Awardees:

Regional Medical Libraries:

Area 1: Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and District of Columbia
University of Maryland at Baltimore
Wellness Sciences and Human Expert services Library
Baltimore, MD

Area 2: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands
Medical University of South Carolina
Medical University of South Carolina Libraries
Charleston, SC

Area 3: Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas
University of North Texas Wellness Science Middle
Gibson D. Lewis Library
Fort Well worth, TX

Area 4: Arizona, Idaho, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.
University of Utah
Spencer S. Eccles Wellness Sciences Library
Salt Lake Metropolis, UT

National Coordinating Places of work:

NNLM Net Expert services Place of work (NWSO)
University of Maryland at Baltimore
Wellness Sciences and Human Expert services Library
Baltimore, MD

NNLM Instruction Place of work (NTO)
University of Utah
Spencer S. Eccles Wellness Sciences Library
Salt Lake Metropolis, UT

Area 5: Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, and U.S. Territories and Freely Linked States
University of Washington
Wellness Sciences Library
Seattle, WA

Area 6: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin.
University of Iowa
Hardin Library for the Wellness Sciences
Iowa Metropolis, IA

Area seven: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont
University of Massachusetts Medical University
Lamar Soutter Library
Worcester, MA

 

NNLM General public Wellness Coordination Place of work (NPHCO)
University of Massachusetts Medical University
Lamar Soutter Library
Worcester, MA

NNLM Evaluation Middle (NEC)
Northwestern University
Galter Wellness Sciences Library & Studying Middle
Chicago, IL

Due to the fact its original authorization by Congress in the 1965 Medical Library Help Act, the NNLM has labored to equalize and enrich entry to well being facts and facts in the course of the United States. This Community is important in NLM’s outreach endeavours to progress the progress of medication and enhance the public’s well being by furnishing schooling and entry to facts for U.S. researchers, well being specialists, general public well being workforce, educators, and the general public. NNLM’s key ambitions are to get the job done through libraries and other users to support a highly experienced workforce for biomedical and well being facts resources and facts, endorse well being literacy, and progress well being equity through entry to trustworthy, quality well being facts.

In the course of the preceding (2016-2021) grant time period, the RMLs awarded additional than 1,338 subawards to NNLM users. The RMLs, in collaboration with funded NNLM users, done additional than10,000 coaching gatherings and other outreach and engagement pursuits reaching additional than 108,000 well being specialists, librarians, and users of the general public.

Info about the Community of the National Library of Drugs and the Regional Medical Libraries is available at www.nnlm.gov.

The National Library of Drugs (NLM) is a chief in analysis in biomedical informatics and facts science and the world’s greatest biomedical library. NLM conducts and supports analysis in approaches for recording, storing, retrieving, preserving, and communicating well being facts. NLM generates resources and tools that are employed billions of moments every single year by tens of millions of folks to entry and assess molecular biology, biotechnology, toxicology, environmental well being, and well being expert services facts. Further facts is available at https://www.nlm.nih.gov.