The goal of the NNLM is to advance the progress of medicine and improve public health by providing U.S. health professionals with equal access to biomedical information and improving individuals' access to information to enable them to make informed decisions about their health.
The Health Sciences and Human Services Library at the University of Maryland, Baltimore serves as the Regional Medical Library (RML) for Region 1, which provides programs, services, and dedicated support for NNLM Members in Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia.
Looking for assistance? Browse our staff directory to find contact information, and get to know the RML staff by reading their personal bios.
Member organizations are eligible for benefits and services, including: NNLM funding, access to training, partnership opportunities, free educational and printed materials, NLM Traveling Exhibitions, and institutional recognition as a Network Member.
Browse open funding opportunities that are available to members in Region 1.
Browse NNLM's upcoming training opportunities, course catalog, and recordings of past webinars.
Help Spread Access to Health Information and Data in Your Community
Region 1 is pleased to announce new funding opportunities for Year 2 (May 1, 2022 - April 30, 2023) of our cooperative agreement with the National Library of Medicine (NLM). Projects include:
Health Information Outreach ($20,000/award) Provide support that improves health information literacy and increases the ability to find and use health information; or improves health professionals' access to, awareness of, and skills for locating high-quality biomedical and health information.
TechQuity ($25,000/award) Delivers technology improvement and health and digital equity to underserved communities impacted by the digital divide via technology funding and online resource training.
Data Science and Services ($25,000/award) Stimulates innovations in biomedical knowledge or data science, information, or research services
Professional Development ($2,000/award) Strengthens the professional knowledge and experience of network members in data science or health information access
Application Deadline is March 28, 2022, 4:00 PM ET. Refer to the NNLM Proposal Writing Toolkit to help you develop your proposal. For more information, please contact the NNLM Region 1 Office.
You must login to nnlm.gov in order to apply. Create a free NNLM User Account and make sure your Organization is tied to your Account.
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Region 1 Office Hours
Region 1 will host Office Hours to answer any questions you may have. Office Hours are available every other Wednesday starting at 1 PM ET. Register for one or more sessions!
Unable to attend Office Hours? NNLM Region 1 staff are available for consultation and training on applicable NLM resources and potential projects.
Are You Up-To-Date?
NNLM liaisons: Is your organization's NNLM profile up-to-date? Here's how to check:
- Login to your NNLM user account.
- Update your password if needed.
- Follow the "Update my profile" link
- Update your organization's profile as needed or contact Region 1 for assistance.
New to NNLM? Create a Free NNLM User Account!
Keep In Touch!
Email: Contact Region 1 staff via email
Region Weekly Digest: Subscribe to the Region 1 Insights Weekly Digest to receive the latest news and announcements about educational and funding opportunities.
Membership: If your organization is interested in becoming a member of the NNLM, you can sign up here. It's free!
DOCLINE Questions: Email Region 1 DOCLINE Support
Governance: Learn more about the Region 1 Governance Program if you're interested in participating, please contact Tony Nguyen, Executive Director
Funding Support: If your project was funded by the Region 1 Office, please refer to the Funded Projects Guide for assistance to many frequently asked questions.