Membership Guides

8 current guides
Title Summary
Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)

NNLM offers free classes that support Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES), a certification given to individuals who have a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree in health education or significant coursework in this field.

Consumer Health Information Specialization

Learn about the Consumer Health Information Specialization, a program that recognizes your skills in finding and communicating data to consumers.

Consumer Health Information Specialization for Library Students Program

In partnership with MLA, NNLM is pleased to guide LIS and iSchool instructors through getting their course approved as a consumer health course for students to earn their CHIS certification.

Have you ever wondered how your course can be certified for the Consumer Health for Library Students program? This page will show you how!

Data Services Specialization

Learn about the Data Services Specialization, a program that recognizes your skills in providing data services to researchers, clinicians, students, librarians, and others who work with data.

Disaster Information Specialization

The MLA Disaster Information Specialization (DIS) provides training and recognition for librarians and others who rely on information for their work in disaster preparedness and response. The specialization, developed by MLA and the National Library of Medicine (NLM), trains professionals to access, use, and manage information to support their institutions and communities in planning for, responding to, and recovering from emergencies and disasters. IMPORTANT NOTICE:
MLA’s Disaster Information Specialization to Sunset in April 2023. See the Disaster Information Specialization page for more information.

Membership FAQ

Find answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about NNLM Membership and related programs.

NNLM Member Services

Learn about the benefits of institutional membership with the Network of the National Library of Medicine, and how to make the most of that membership by taking advantage of NNLM products and services.

Order Free Informational Materials

NNLM offers free informational materials to NNLM Members, including capability brochures, posters, and bookmarks!