The mission of the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) is to advance the progress of medicine and improve the public health by providing all U.S. health professionals with equal access to biomedical information and improving the public's access to information to enable them to make informed decisions about their health. The Program is coordinated by the National Library of Medicine and carried out through a nationwide network of health science libraries and information centers.
New to NNLM? Learn about our national initiatives and highlights
Confronting Health Misinformation
Learn how the NNLM engages with communities to raise awareness of trusted, high-quality, and relevant information and develop strategies to improve health and data literacy.
NNLM Discovery Podcast
This podcast series explores how the Network of the National Library of Medicine - part of the National Library of Medicine - is engaging with communities to provide access to trusted information for the purpose of improving the public's health.
Resources for Data Driven Discovery
Learn how NNLM fosters learning opportunities and collaboration in data science for librarians, library students, and other information professionals.
Learn how NNLM champions health sciences librarianship and diversity in the LIS pipeline.
Bridging the Digital Divide
Learn how the NNLM promotes technological equity, digital literacy, and telehealth through long-term partnerships and collaborations to bring access to online health information.
Environmental Determinants of Health
Learn how the NNLM will establish a baseline of understanding of Environmental Determinants of Health for NNLM members
The NLM traveling exhibitions, available free of charge, present inspiring stories about history, society, and medicine. Drawn from NLM, they connect visitors to trusted health information resources.
NNLM All of Us Program Center
NNLM recognizes the importance of diversity in biomedical research. Learn how we work with public libraries to help communities participate in the All of Us Research Program.
Health Discussion Resources
The NNLM offers two resources utilizing books for discussions on health topics. You are invited to use the community programming toolkits, participate in the professional development discussion group, or both!