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Happy 50th Anniversary, NN/LM!

Posted by on October 22nd, 2015 Posted in: News from NLM, News From NNLM PNR


NNLM_50th_AnniversaryOn October 22, 1965, the Medical Library Assistance Act was passed authorizing the National Library of Medicine (NLM) to provide grant funding to develop a national system of regional medical libraries. This network, called the Regional Medical Library (RML) Network, changed its name to the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) in 1991. Today the ~6,400-member NN/LM, considered a field force in NLM’s outreach efforts, promotes and provides access to health information in communities across the United States.

Happy 50th Anniversary, NN/LM!

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Cathy Burroughs, MLS, is Associate Director of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region.

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Developed resources reported in this program are supported by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH) under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012343 with the University of Washington.

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