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NLM Awards 2021-2026 Regional Medical Library Cooperative Agreements

April 8, 2021

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The Nationwide Library of Drugs has awarded five-year cooperative agreements to 7 establishments selected to provide as Regional Health care Libraries (RMLs) and four  institutions selected as Nationwide Coordinating Offices in the Community of the Nationwide Library of Drugs (NNLM). The agreements begin May well 1, 2021.

The NNLM is NLM’s “field force” of reliable ambassadors that leverages far more than 8,000 organizational customers symbolizing useful resource libraries (primarily at health care educational institutions), well being science libraries (primarily at hospitals), public libraries, and group-dependent corporations.

RMLs coordinate the procedure of a network of libraries and other corporations to carry out regional and nationwide plans. RMLs assure a continuity of quality assistance for main plans of the NNLM, and cooperatively design, carry out, and evaluate progressive techniques to advance the well being info requires of well being professionals and a various public. Each Nationwide Coordinating Place of work performs a special set of capabilities, but all provide to guidance and inform the operate of the RMLs.

2021-2026 Awardees:

Regional Health care Libraries:

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

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

Area 3: Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas
College of North Texas Overall health Science Heart
Gibson D. Lewis Library
Fort Worth, TX

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

Area five: Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, and U.S. Territories and Freely Related States
College of Washington
Overall health Sciences Library
Seattle, WA

Area six: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin.
College of Iowa
Hardin Library for the Overall health Sciences
Iowa City, IA

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

Nationwide Coordinating Offices:

NNLM Website Expert services Place of work (NWSO)
College of Maryland at Baltimore
Overall health Sciences and Human Expert services Library
Baltimore, MD

NNLM Instruction Place of work (NTO)
College of Utah
Spencer S. Eccles Overall health Sciences Library
Salt Lake City, UT

NNLM General public Overall health Coordination Place of work (NPHCO)
College of Massachusetts Health care School
Lamar Soutter Library
Worcester, MA

NNLM Evaluation Heart (NEC)
Northwestern College
Galter Overall health Sciences Library & Finding out Heart
Chicago, IL

Given that its original authorization by Congress in the 1965 Health care Library Assistance Act, the NNLM has worked to equalize and increase entry to well being info and facts all over the United States. This Community is vital in NLM’s outreach efforts to advance the progress of medicine and boost the public’s well being by furnishing education and learning and entry to info for U.S. researchers, well being professionals, public well being workforce, educators, and the public. NNLM’s key targets are to operate by way of libraries and other customers to guidance a very properly trained workforce for biomedical and well being info sources and facts, boost well being literacy, and advance well being fairness by way of entry to reliable, quality well being info.

All through the former (2016-2021) grant interval, the RMLs awarded far more than 1,338 subawards to NNLM customers. The RMLs, in collaboration with funded NNLM customers, done far more than10,000 coaching functions and other outreach and engagement pursuits achieving far more than 108,000 well being professionals, librarians, and customers of the public.

Information about the Community of the Nationwide Library of Drugs and the Regional Health care Libraries is offered at www.nnlm.gov.

The Nationwide Library of Drugs (NLM) is a leader in analysis in biomedical informatics and facts science and the world’s major biomedical library. NLM conducts and supports analysis in procedures for recording, storing, retrieving, preserving, and communicating well being info. NLM results in sources and tools that are used billions of instances every year by tens of millions of people to entry and review molecular biology, biotechnology, toxicology, environmental well being, and well being companies info. Added info is offered at https://www.nlm.nih.gov.