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Call For Requests for Eight New NLM Exhibitions

Posted by on January 27th, 2023 Posted in: News from NLM, News from NNLM
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Below is an announcement from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) Exhibitions.

Did you miss the last call to submit your organization’s request to host a NLM Traveling Exhibit?

The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) has opened the Call for Requests for NLM Traveling Exhibitions. Please submit your requests online using this NLM Traveling Exhibition Request Form by 2 pm (ET), February 14, 2023.

The online form enables you to:

  • view all available exhibition titles and booking slots during September 2023–March 2025,
  • specify up to three exhibition and booking slot preferences—one to be booked if the lottery selects your request, and
  • submit one request to the lottery for selecting exhibition bookings.

Please bookmark and visit the NNLM Traveling Exhibitions webpage to access links to the traveling exhibition pages and the online request form when you are ready to submit your requests.

Pick Your Poison NLM Traveling Exhibit

“Pick Your Poison” NLM Traveling Exhibit

For now, here are the eight titles available for requests. Please visit their traveling exhibition web pages to find exhibition-specific details, such as the number, weight, and dimensions of each exhibition’s shipping container(s).

  1. Binding Wounds, Pushing Boundaries: African Americans in Civil War Medicine (6 banners)
  2. Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature (6 banners)
  3. Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature/Frankenstein: Penetrando en los secretos de la naturaleza (bilingual 12 banners)
  4. From DNA to Beer: Harnessing Nature in Medicine and Industry (6 banners)
  5. The Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and “The Yellow Wall-Paper” (6 banners)
  6. Pick Your Poison: Intoxicating Pleasures and Medical Prescriptions (6 banners)
  7. Surviving and Thriving: AIDS, Politics, and Culture (6 banners)
  8. Surviving and Thriving: AIDS, Politics, and Culture/Sobrevivir y Prosperar: Sida, Politica y Cultura (bilingual 12 banners)

Thank you for your partnership in bringing these NLM Traveling Exhibitions to your communities. We also appreciate your ongoing flexibility and support as we continue to follow public health guidance and navigate safely through these uncertain times.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions by emailing the NLM traveling exhibition services team at NLMTravelingExhibits@nih.gov

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Carolyn Martin is the Outreach and Education Coordinator for the NNLM Region 5. She works with various libraries and community organizations to increase health literacy in their communities.

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