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Applications Open for New NLM Traveling Exhibitions

Posted by on October 13th, 2020 Posted in: Consumer Health, K-12 Resources, NLM Products, Outreach, Public Health

The application process for hosting National Library of Medicine’s (NLM) two new traveling exhibitions, Care and Custody: Past Responses to Mental Health and This Lead is Killing Us: A History of Citizens Fighting Lead Poisoning in their Communities is now open.

All submissions must be received by November 6, 2020, 11:59pm, E.S.T.  An announcement of host sites will be made on December 28, 2020 by 5:00pm, E.S.T.


To apply for Care and Custody and This Lead is Killing Us, please complete the appropriate application form below and submit your completed application to: NLMExhibitionApplications@nih.gov by November 6, 2020, 11:59pm, E.S.T.

Care and Custody: Past Responses to Mental Health Application Form

This Lead is Killing Us: A History of Citizens Fighting Lead Poisoning in their Communities Application Form


The goal of NLM Traveling Exhibitions is for libraries to highlight, showcase, integrate and share NLM’s health information resources with their audiences, communities, patrons, and colleagues while hosting an NLM traveling banner exhibition.  To learn about the application process for hosting an NLM traveling banner exhibition and for ideas on how your library can engage with NLM health information resources, please visit our website.

Join the NLM Traveling Exhibitions listserv to receive notifications for future announcements of when to apply to host an available exhibit.

Interested in incorporating public programming with a future NLM Traveling Exhibition to better engage your community? Attend the NLM Resource Picks webinar on December 2, 2020 at 12p PT to learn more about program development and submitting a strong application for a Traveling Exhibition. Please note this webinar is after the deadline for this traveling exhibition announcement.

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Sharon Han (she/her) is a NLM 2nd Year Associate Fellow with the Network of the National Library of Medicine Pacific South Region, located at UCLA. She focuses on public health outreach and engagement, as well as advocates for access to quality public health information in various information environments.

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