Region: Region 5

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 University of Washington Health Sciences Library serves as the Regional Medical Library (RML) for Region 5, which provides programs, services, and dedicated support for NNLM Members in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, and U.S. Territories and Freely Associated States in the Pacific.

Staff Directory
Looking for assistance? Browse our staff directory to find contact information, and get to know the RML staff by reading their personal bios.
Become a Member Organization
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.
Funding Opportunities
Browse open funding opportunities that are available to members in Region 5.
Classes & Training
Browse NNLM's upcoming training opportunities, course catalog, and recordings of past webinars.

Is your NNLM user and membership current?

NNLM Organizational Membership Account

Your library or organization is invited to join the Network with others in our mutual goal to ensure equitable access to quality biomedical and health information by health professionals and the public.

Become a Member Organization

Joining the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) is free.

Learn more about NNLM membership

Create an account to join the NNLM.

NNLM Individual User Account

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You will be prompted to create an NNLM User Account when registering for classes. This is not the same as being an organizational member. Creating a User Account will make registering for future classes and webinars easier, and it helps keep track of the classes you registered for.

Learn how to create and update an individual user account on the Region 5 blog.

Keep In Touch!

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Contact Region 5:
Email office:
Staff directory
Phone: 206-543-8262. If we are unable to answer your call, please leave a detailed message and we be in touch.

Region 5 News Listserv: Subscribe to our listserv to receive announcements from Region 5 including the NNLM Region 5 Weekly Digest with the latest news, training, and funding opportunities.

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Membership: If your organization is interested in becoming a member of the NNLM, you can sign up here. It's free!

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