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Membership

Learn about the benefits of joining our network, and find tools, resources and services for NNLM members.

Funding

Find information about NNLM funding, and other sources you can explore beyond NLM and NNLM.
Proposal Writing Support
Use our proposal writing resources to boost your expertise in grant-writing, and learn about general best practices for submitting proposals to NNLM.
Tools and Resources
Need some assistance? Explore our funding guides, FAQs, and templates and tutorials for submitting web-based applications and activity reports.

Training

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Class Resources
Already registered? Find a resource guide to supplement your upcoming NNLM or NLM class.
NLM Resources
Learn more about tools and resources from the National Library of Medicine.
Specializations
Looking for free Continuing Education? Learn more about CE and specializations you can obtain through NNLM classes.

Topics

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All of Us
Explore tools and programs supported by the NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Network, and learn more about this initiative with the All of Us Research Program.
Citizen Science
Find tools and programs you can use to promote citizen science and crowdsourcing in your institution, and learn more about this NNLM priority area.
Consumer Health
Looking for health resources you can share? Check out NNLM's consumer health guides to promote quality sources of health information for any audience.
Data Science / Data Management
Review subject primers and programs related to managing, storing and sharing data, and learn more about this NNLM priority area.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Explore resources for developing institutional practices around diversity, equity and inclusion, and learn more about this NNLM initiative.
Disaster and Emergency Preparedness
Find tools and programs you can use for emergency preparedness, and learn about quality sources of disaster health information.
Graphic Medicine
Learn more about graphic medicine as a medium for sharing health information, including tools you can use for developing comic-based programs.
Health Literacy
Find resources for interpreting health information online, understanding health information, and evaluating literacy levels for health websites.
HIV/AIDS
Explore resources for organizations that provide HIV/AIDS information services, and learn more about this NNLM priority area.
Student Engagement
Learn how you can champion health sciences librarianship and increase diversity in the Library and Information Sciences pipeline through this NNLM priority area.
Public Health
Find localized public health resources, and free programs and tools supported by public health departments.
STEM Initiatives
Bolster your Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) initiatives with quality health information resources, and explore programs and tools you can use to help students consider a career in STEM or the health professions.
Substance Use Disorder / NIH HEAL
Find resources and programs you can use to support patrons living with substance use disorders, and learn more about the NIH HEAL initiative.
Scholarly Communication
Review guides for accessing and utilizing electronic journals, and other published resources of health information and health research.

Audiences

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Academic Libraries
Find guides and resources for academic libraries and library staff, including community colleges, universities, and other post-secondary educational institutions.
Hospital/Health Sciences Libraries
Find guides and resources for hospital libraries, health sciences libraries, and library staff.
Public Libraries
Find guides and resources for public libraries and library staff, and learn more about the NNLM public libraries initiative.
Other Library or Information Professionals
Find guides and resources geared toward other library or information professionals.
Community-based Organizations
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Data Resource or Tool Developers
Find guides for data resource and tool developers.
Data Scientists
Find guides and resources for data scientists.
College & Post-grad Educators
Find guides and resources for college and post-grad educators, such as faculty and staff who provide health programming and instruction to adults.
College & Post-grad Students
Find guides and resources for college and post-grad students, including those seeking supplemental learning opportunities.
K-12 Educators
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K-12 Students
Find guides and resources for K-12 students, including children who are seeking supplemental learning opportunities or information about careers in the health professions.
Healthcare Providers
Find guides and resources for healthcare providers and clinicians.
Public Health Professionals
Find guides and resources for public health professionals, public and community health workers.
Researchers
Content focused on serving the needs of researchers.

Regional Focus

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Region 1
Guides and resources for members in Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia. 
Region 2
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Region 3
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Region 4
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Region 5
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Region 6
Guides and resources for members in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin.
Region 7
Guides and resources for members in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Resource Sharing

Explore tools you can use for scholarly communication and interlibrary loan.
DOCLINE
Learn how your institution can use DOCLINE, the National Library of Medicine’s Interlibrary Loan request routing system.
Public Health Collections
Learn about public health and other subscription-based resources for members of the NNLM Public Health Digital Library.

Steps for submitting Grant Activity Reports

  1. Log into your NNLM account at nnlm.gov by clicking on the green login button in the top right

  2. After you’ve logged in, to get to the activity reports, click on Update my Profile in the top right

  3. On the subsequent page, scroll down to the Organization Grants section, and click on the project title of the correct grant. There may be more than one of them if your organization has multiple grants or if you are a staff member of multiple organizations with grants

  4. This page will have the basic information about your grant as well as a link to Submit an Activity Report on the right hand side.

  5. On the form, your information as the Project Lead will be filled in already. If you are not the project lead and are filling the form in on their behalf, NNLM Staff can adjust this later.

  6. Complete the relevant fields. If you have questions about the questions on the form, consult with the Regional Medical Library that funded your grant. Fields marked with an asterisk are required, and some of the form options may change based on selections you make.

  7. If you collected participant data, there are two options for submitting that data:

    1. You can submit it through the form itself by adding enough rows at the bottom of the form for each type of participant, or

    2. You can upload a CSV file. The CSV file must be formatted correctly in order to be processed. The information for working with CSV files can be found below.

      The following participant data is required for which ever of the above two options you choose:

      1. Number of Participants

      2. Postal Code

      3. Professional Role

  8. You can save the submission as a draft or submit it.

  9. If you save the submission as a draft, all of the required fields are still required.

  10. To access a draft, or to correct a submission if an NNLM Staff member has returned the report to you for edits, you can find links to do so on the grant page: the same page where you found the Submit an Activity Report link.

CSV Upload for Participant Data

Here is an example CSV: participant_data.csv

The CSV upload must have only the following headers:

participant_count, zip_code, professional_role

The accepted roles for the Professional Role field of the CSV are:

  • Data Scientist Educator - College & Post-grad
  • Educator - K-12
  • Emergency Preparedness and First Responder
  • General Public
  • Government Staff - Federal
  • Government Staff - Local & Municipal
  • Government Staff - State
  • Government Staff - Tribal
  • Health Professional
  • Historian
  • Library or Information Professional
  • Library Staff – Community College
  • Library Staff – Health Sciences
  • Library Staff – Public
  • Library Staff – Other
  • Organization Staff - Community Based
  • Organization Staff - Faith Based
  • Public Health Professional
  • Researcher
  • Student - College & Post-grad
  • Student - K-12

Multiple Professional Roles can be added by adding a semicolon between each.

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