Scholarly Communications Resources
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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

Explore resources related to NNLM's wide variety of training opportunities.
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

Browse our complete catalog by topic.
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

Browse our complete catalog by audience.
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
Find guides and resources for community-based organizations and their staff.
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
Find guides and resources for K-12 educators, such as faculty and staff who provide health programming and instruction to children.
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

Explore resources and programs for specific geographic populations in the United States.
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
Guides and resources for members in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Region 3
Guides and resources for members in Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas.
Region 4
Guides and resources for members in Arizona, Idaho, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.
Region 5
Guides and resources for members in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, and U.S. Territories and Freely Associated States in the Pacific.
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.

Scholarly Communications Resources

Central to academic work, scholarly communications resources can support teaching, learning, research, and scholarly endeavors. Each tab contains a list of resources, the focus of the resource, and audiences that might benefit from the information.


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Bookshelf: Provides free online access to books and documents in life science and healthcare.

ChemIDLPlus: Access the structure and nomenclature authority files used for identification of chemical substances cited in NLM databases.

ClinicalTrials.gov: Database of private and publically funded clinical studies from around the world.

Creative Commons: Provides free, simple and standardized ways to grant copyright permissions for creative and academic works.

Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science: Resources for engaging communities in addressing societal needs and accelerating science, technology, and innovation.

Directory of Open Access Journals: Independent database of over 15,000 peer-reviewed open access journals in the areas of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and the arts and humanities.

Drug Information Portal: Find information on drugs from the time that they are in clinical trials, through their U.S. FDA approval, and then on to the marketplace.

NLM Exhibition Program: Inspiring stories about people, science, medicine and history..

NLM History of Medicine: Explore the rich historical materials related to health and disease spanning ten centuries.

MedlinePlus: Online health information resource for patients and their families and friends.

NLM Facebook: Social media account of the NLM.

NLM Twitter: Social media account of the NLM.

NLM YouTube: Videos include the latest tips for using NLM resources, gems from the history of medicine, outreach programs and services, and recordings of exhibitions, lectures and special events.

PubMed: Free resource for locating biomedical and life sciences literature.

PubMed Central: The free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).

PubMed for Handhelds: Free app that gives you access to the National Library of Medicine’s index of MEDLINE citations in a mobile-friendly format.

SHERPA: Helps authors and institutions make informed OA publishing decisions by making available publishers and funders conditions for open access archiving and publishing.

Student Engagement: Increasing diversity in Library and Information Sciences and champion health sciences librarianship.

NNLM Training Opportunities: Find a schedule of classes offered by the NNLM.

Visible Human Project: Complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of a human male body and a human female body.

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Bookshelf: Provides free online access to books and documents in life science and healthcare.

ClinicalTrials.gov: Database of private and publically funded clinical studies from around the world.

Creative Commons: Provides free, simple and standardized ways to grant copyright permissions for creative and academic works.

Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science: Resources for engaging communities in addressing societal needs and accelerating science, technology, and innovation.

Directory of Open Access Journals: Independent database of over 15,000 peer-reviewed open access journals in the areas of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and the arts and humanities.

Drug Information Portal: Find information on drugs from the time that they are in clinical trials, through their U.S. FDA approval, and then on to the marketplace.

(EVALUATING) Electronic Journals and Public Access: Changes in Scholarly Communication - Network of the National Library of Medicine: Learn about developments and resources in scholarly communication to increase journal article access. 

NLM Exhibition Program: Inspiring stories about people, science, medicine and history.

HIVinfo: Find the latest, federally approved HIV/AIDS medical practice guidelines.

NLM History of Medicine: Explore the rich historical materials related to health and disease spanning ten centuries.

IFLA Statement on Open Access to Scholarly Literature and Research Documentation: Defines OA publications and outlines adoption, implementation, and support of developing lifelong literacies and access to scholarly literature.

LactMed: Information on drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed.

LitCOVID: Curated literature hub for tracking up-to-date scientific information about the 2019 novel Coronavirus.

MedlinePlus: Online health information resource for patients and their families and friends

NLM Facebook: Social media account of the NLM.

NLM Twitter: Social media account of the NLM.

NLM YouTube: Videos include the latest tips for using NLM resources, gems from the history of medicine, outreach programs and services, and recordings of exhibitions, lectures and special events.

PubMed: Free resource for locating biomedical and life sciences literature.

PubMed Central: The free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).

PubMed for Handhelds: Free app that gives you access to the National Library of Medicine’s index of MEDLINE citations in a mobile-friendly format.

SHERPA: Helps authors and institutions make informed OA publishing decisions by making available publishers and funders conditions for open access archiving and publishing.

(EVALUATING) Scholarly Communication: Issues for Health Sciences Libraries in Clinical Settings - Network of the National Library of Medicine: Learn about issues related to scholarly communication at large academic and research institutions., and smaller health sciences libraries.

Student Engagement: Increasing diversity in Library and Information Sciences and champion health sciences librarianship.

NNLM Training Opportunities: Find a schedule of classes offered by the NNLM.

Wellcome Trust: Information for authors, publishers and research organizations about their open access policy and how to comply.

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Bookshelf: Provides free online access to books and documents in life science and healthcare.

(CHECK LINK) Building Reference Skills for Nursing and Allied Health Research: Course designed for library staff to support nursing and allied health professionals.

ChemIDLPlus: Access the structure and nomenclature authority files used for identification of chemical substances cited in NLM databases.

ClinicalTrials.gov: Database of private and publically funded clinical studies from around the world.

Creative Commons: Provides free, simple and standardized ways to grant copyright permissions for creative and academic works.

Directory of Open Access Journals: Independent database of over 15,000 peer-reviewed open access journals in the areas of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and the arts and humanities.

Drug Information Portal: Find information on drugs from the time that they are in clinical trials, through their U.S. FDA approval, and then on to the marketplace.

(EVALUATING) Electronic Journals and Public Access: Changes in Scholarly Communication - Network of the National Library of Medicine: Learn about developments and resources in scholarly communication to increase journal article access.

Evidence-Based Nursing Tutorial: Tutorial will help you identify the five steps of EBP, formulate a PICO question, and critically appraise information and resources.

Evidence-Based Practice Reports: Complete titles of released evidence reports, comparative effectiveness reviews, technical briefs, Technology Assessment Program reports, and U.S. Preventive Services Task Force evidence syntheses.

Evidence-Based Practice Tutorial: Tutorial is a basic introduction to evidence-based practice for any healthcare practitioner or student.

Exhibition Program: Inspiring stories about people, science, medicine and history.

HIVinfo: Find the latest, federally approved HIV/AIDS medical practice guidelines.

History of Medicine: Explore the rich historical materials related to health and disease spanning ten centuries.

IFLA Statement on Open Access to Scholarly Literature and Research Documentation: Defines OA publications and outlines adoption, implementation, and support of developing lifelong literacies and access to scholarly literature.

LactMed: Information on drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed.

LIBLICENSE-L Discussion List: The LIBLICENSE Project provides a template for libraries negotiating to license digital content and host a discussion list.

LiverTox: Up-to-date, unbiased information on the diagnosis, cause, frequency, clinical patterns and management of liver injury attributable to prescription, nonprescription medications, and selected herbal and dietary supplements. 

LitCOVID: Curated literature hub for tracking up-to-date scientific information about the 2019 novel Coronavirus.

Medical Library Associations: A User's Guide to Finding and Evaluating Health Information on the Web: Guide outlines the collective wisdom of medical librarians who search the web every day to discover quality information in support of those responsible for the nation's health.

MedlinePlus: Online health information resource for patients and their families and friends.

MedPrint: Voluntary program to ensure the preservation of and continued access to the literature through a national cooperative medical serials print retention program.

NIH Manuscript Submission (NIHMS) System: Authors, principal investigators, and publishers can learn how to deposit a manuscript for inclusion in PubMed Central (PMC).

NIH Policy on Enhancing Public Access to Archived Publications Resulting from NIH-Funded Research (policy revised on Jan. 11, 2008): Policy on enhancing public access to archived publications resulting from NIH-funded research.

NIH Public Access: Learn about when and how to comply with the NIH public access policy.

NLM Facebook: Social media account of the NLM.

NLM Twitter: Social media account of the NLM.

NLM YouTube: Videos include the latest tips for using NLM resources, gems from the history of medicine, outreach programs and services, and recordings of exhibitions, lectures and special events.

NNLM HIV/AIDS Coordinating Office: Enhancing communication with current, past, and potential HIV/AIDS Community Information Project Awardees and CBOs working on HIV initiatives.

NNLM National Evaluation Center: Supports the evaluation needs of the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) through consultation, training and resources.

(CHECK LINK) NNLM RD3: Making data discoverable, accessible and citable

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Statement on Sharing Research Data: NIH statement on its policy to share and make available to the public the results and accomplishments of the activities that it funds.

NNLM Membership: Network membership is free and offers a variety of benefits and services.

Nursing - Evidence-Based Practice: Resources to support nursing in regards to population health and primary care.

Nursing Experts: Translating the Evidence Public Health: A guide to evidence-based practice and knowledge translation for public health.

OAIster: Catalog of millions of records representing OA resources.

Open Archives Initiative: Source for interoperability standards for open access and institutional repositories.

PLoS - Public Library of Science: Nonprofit, multi-disciplinary OA publisher in the fields of science, technology, and medicine.

PubMed: Free resource for locating biomedical and life sciences literature.

PubMed Central: The free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).

PubMed for Handhelds: Free app that gives you access to the National Library of Medicine’s index of MEDLINE citations in a mobile-friendly format.

SHERPA: Helps authors and institutions make informed OA publishing decisions by making available publishers and funders conditions for open access archiving and publishing.

SPARC Open Access Newsletter - The Scholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition: Monthly newsletter to share news and analysis of the open-access movement.

(EVALUATING) Scholarly Communication: Issues for Health Sciences Libraries in Clinical Settings - Network of the National Library of Medicine: Learn about issues related to scholarly communication at large academic and research institutions., and smaller health sciences libraries.

Society for Scholarly Publishing: Promoting and advancing communication with those involved in scholarly publications.

The Alliance for Taxpayer Access: Ensuring that the results of publicly-funded research – both articles and data – are made accessible to the public.

NNLM Training Opportunities: Find a schedule of classes offered by the NNLM.

Visible Human Project: Complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of a human male body and a human female body.

Wellcome Trust: Information for authors, publishers and research organizations about their open access policy and how to comply.

 

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Bookshelf: Provides free online access to books and documents in life science and healthcare.

(CHECK LINK) Building Reference Skills for Nursing and Allied Health Research: Course designed for library staff to support nursing and allied health professionals.

ChemIDLPlus: Access the structure and nomenclature authority files used for identification of chemical substances cited in NLM databases.

ClinicalTrials.gov: Database of private and publically funded clinical studies from around the world.

Creative Commons: Provides free, simple and standardized ways to grant copyright permissions for creative and academic works.

Directory of Open Access Journals: Independent database of over 15,000 peer-reviewed open access journals in the areas of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and the arts and humanities.

Drug Information Portal: Find information on drugs from the time that they are in clinical trials, through their U.S. FDA approval, and then on to the marketplace.

(EVALUATING) Electronic Journals and Public Access: Changes in Scholarly Communication - Network of the National Library of Medicine: Learn about developments and resources in scholarly communication to increase journal article access.

Evidence-Based Nursing Tutorial: Tutorial will help you identify the five steps of EBP, formulate a PICO question, and critically appraise information and resources.

Evidence-Based Practice Reports: Complete titles of released evidence reports, comparative effectiveness reviews, technical briefs, Technology Assessment Program reports, and U.S. Preventive Services Task Force evidence syntheses.

Evidence-Based Practice Tutorial: Tutorial is a basic introduction to evidence-based practice for any healthcare practitioner or student.

NLM Exhibition Program: Inspiring stories about people, science, medicine and history.

HIVinfo: Find the latest, federally approved HIV/AIDS medical practice guidelines.

NLM History of Medicine: Explore the rich historical materials related to health and disease spanning ten centuries.

IFLA Statement on Open Access to Scholarly Literature and Research Documentation: Defines OA publications and outlines adoption, implementation, and support of developing lifelong literacies and access to scholarly literature.

LactMed: Information on drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed.

LIBLICENSE-L Discussion List: The LIBLICENSE Project provides a template for libraries negotiating to license digital content and host a discussion list.

LiverTox: Up-to-date, unbiased information on the diagnosis, cause, frequency, clinical patterns and management of liver injury attributable to prescription, nonprescription medications, and selected herbal and dietary supplements. 

LitCOVID: Curated literature hub for tracking up-to-date scientific information about the 2019 novel Coronavirus.

Medical Library Associations: A User's Guide to Finding and Evaluating Health Information on the Web: Guide outlines the collective wisdom of medical librarians who search the web every day to discover quality information in support of those responsible for the nation's health.

MedlinePlus: Online health information resource for patients and their families and friends.

MedPrint: Voluntary program to ensure the preservation of and continued access to the literature through a national cooperative medical serials print retention program. 

NIH Manuscript Submission (NIHMS) System: Authors, principal investigators, and publishers can learn how to deposit a manuscript for inclusion in PubMed Central (PMC).

NIH Policy on Enhancing Public Access to Archived Publications Resulting from NIH-Funded Research (policy revised on Jan. 11, 2008): Policy on enhancing public access to archived publications resulting from NIH-funded research.

NIH Public Access: Learn about when and how to comply with the NIH public access policy.

NLM Facebook: Social media account of the NLM.

NLM Twitter: Social media account of the NLM.

NLM YouTube: Videos include the latest tips for using NLM resources, gems from the history of medicine, outreach programs and services, and recordings of exhibitions, lectures and special events.

NNLM HIV/AIDS Coordinating Office: Enhancing communication with current, past, and potential HIV/AIDS Community Information Project Awardees and CBOs working on HIV initiatives.

NNLM National Evaluation Center: Supports the evaluation needs of the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) through consultation, training and resources.

(CHECK LINK) NNLM RD3: Making data discoverable, accessible and citable.

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Statement on Sharing Research Data: NIH statement on its policy to share and make available to the public the results and accomplishments of the activities that it funds.

NNLM Membership: Network membership is free and offers a variety of benefits and services.

Nursing - Evidence-Based Practice: Resources to support nursing in regards to population health and primary care.

Nursing Experts: Translating the Evidence Public Health: A guide to evidence-based practice and knowledge translation for public health.

OAIster: Catalog of millions of records representing OA resources.

Open Archives Initiative: Source for interoperability standards for open access and institutional repositories.

PLoS - Public Library of Science: Nonprofit, multi-disciplinary OA publisher in the fields of science, technology, and medicine.

PubMed: Free resource for locating biomedical and life sciences literature.

PubMed Central: The free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).

PubMed for Handhelds: Free app that gives you access to the National Library of Medicine’s index of MEDLINE citations in a mobile-friendly format.

SHERPA: Helps authors and institutions make informed OA publishing decisions by making available publishers and funders conditions for open access archiving and publishing.

SPARC Open Access Newsletter - The Scholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition: Monthly newsletter to share news and analysis of the open-access movement.

(EVALUATING) Scholarly Communication: Issues for Health Sciences Libraries in Clinical Settings - Network of the National Library of Medicine: Learn about issues related to scholarly communication at large academic and research institutions., and smaller health sciences libraries.

Society for Scholarly Publishing: Promoting and advancing communication with those involved in scholarly publications.

The Alliance for Taxpayer Access: Ensuring that the results of publicly-funded research – both articles and data – are made accessible to the public.

NNLM Training Opportunities: Find a schedule of classes offered by the NNLM.

Visible Human Project: Complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of a human male body and a human female body.

Wellcome Trust: Information for authors, publishers and research organizations about their open access policy and how to comply.

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Bookshelf: Provides free online access to books and documents in life science and healthcare.

(CHECK LINK) Building Reference Skills for Nursing and Allied Health Research: Course designed for library staff to support nursing and allied health professionals.

ChemIDLPlus: Access the structure and nomenclature authority files used for identification of chemical substances cited in NLM databases.

ClinicalTrials.gov: Database of private and publically funded clinical studies from around the world.

Creative Commons: Provides free, simple and standardized ways to grant copyright permissions for creative and academic works.

Directory of Open Access Journals: Independent database of over 15,000 peer-reviewed open access journals in the areas of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and the arts and humanities.

Drug Information Portal: Find information on drugs from the time that they are in clinical trials, through their U.S. FDA approval, and then on to the marketplace.

(EVALUATING) Electronic Journals and Public Access: Changes in Scholarly Communication - Network of the National Library of Medicine: Learn about developments and resources in scholarly communication to increase journal article access.

Evidence-Based Nursing Tutorial: Tutorial will help you identify the five steps of EBP, formulate a PICO question, and critically appraise information and resources.

Evidence-Based Practice Reports: Complete titles of released evidence reports, comparative effectiveness reviews, technical briefs, Technology Assessment Program reports, and U.S. Preventive Services Task Force evidence syntheses.

Evidence-Based Practice Tutorial: Tutorial is a basic introduction to evidence-based practice for any healthcare practitioner or student.

HIVinfo; Find the latest, federally approved HIV/AIDS medical practice guidelines.

IFLA Statement on Open Access to Scholarly Literature and Research Documentation: Defines OA publications and outlines adoption, implementation, and support of developing lifelong literacies and access to scholarly literature.

LactMed: Information on drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed.

LIBLICENSE-L Discussion List: The LIBLICENSE Project provides a template for libraries negotiating to license digital content and host a discussion list.

LiverTox: Up-to-date, unbiased information on the diagnosis, cause, frequency, clinical patterns and management of liver injury attributable to prescription, nonprescription medications, and selected herbal and dietary supplements. 

LitCOVID: Curated literature hub for tracking up-to-date scientific information about the 2019 novel Coronavirus.

MedlinePlus: Online health information resource for patients and their families and friends.

NIH Manuscript Submission (NIHMS) System: Authors, principal investigators, and publishers can learn how to deposit a manuscript for inclusion in PubMed Central (PMC).

NIH Policy on Enhancing Public Access to Archived Publications Resulting from NIH-Funded Research (policy revised on Jan. 11, 2008): Policy on enhancing public access to archived publications resulting from NIH-funded research.

NIH Public Access: Learn about when and how to comply with the NIH public access policy.

NLM Facebook: Social media account of the NLM.

NLM Twitter: Social media account of the NLM.

NLM YouTube: Videos include the latest tips for using NLM resources, gems from the history of medicine, outreach programs and services, and recordings of exhibitions, lectures and special events.

NNLM HIV/AIDS Coordinating Office: Enhancing communication with current, past, and potential HIV/AIDS Community Information Project Awardees and CBOs working on HIV initiatives.

(CHECK LINK) NNLM RD3: Making data discoverable, accessible and citable.

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Statement on Sharing Research Data: NIH statement on its policy to share and make available to the public the results and accomplishments of the activities that it funds.

Nursing - Evidence-Based Practice: Resources to support nursing in regards to population health and primary care.

Nursing Experts: Translating the Evidence Public Health: A guide to evidence-based practice and knowledge translation for public health.

OAIster: Catalog of millions of records representing OA resources.

Open Archives Initiative: Source for interoperability standards for open access and institutional repositories.

PLoS - Public Library of Science: Nonprofit, multi-disciplinary OA publisher in the fields of science, technology, and medicine.

PubMed: Free resource for locating biomedical and life sciences literature.

PubMed Central: The free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).

PubMed for Handhelds: Free app that gives you access to the National Library of Medicine’s index of MEDLINE citations in a mobile-friendly format.

SHERPA: Helps authors and institutions make informed OA publishing decisions by making available publishers and funders conditions for open access archiving and publishing.

SPARC Open Access Newsletter - The Scholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition: Monthly newsletter to share news and analysis of the open-access movement.

(EVALUATING) Scholarly Communication: Issues for Health Sciences Libraries in Clinical Settings - Network of the National Library of Medicine: Learn about issues related to scholarly communication at large academic and research institutions., and smaller health sciences libraries.

Society for Scholarly Publishing: Promoting and advancing communication with those involved in scholarly publications.

The Alliance for Taxpayer Access: Ensuring that the results of publicly-funded research – both articles and data – are made accessible to the public.

NNLM Training Opportunities: Find a schedule of classes offered by the NNLM.

Visible Human Project: Complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of a human male body and a human female body.

Wellcome Trust: Information for authors, publishers and research organizations about their open access policy and how to comply.

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Bookshelf: Provides free online access to books and documents in life science and healthcare.

ChemIDLPlus: Access the structure and nomenclature authority files used for identification of chemical substances cited in NLM databases.

ClinicalTrials.gov: Database of private and publically funded clinical studies from around the world.

Directory of Open Access Journals: Independent database of over 15,000 peer-reviewed open access journals in the areas of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and the arts and humanities.

Drug Information Portal: Find information on drugs from the time that they are in clinical trials, through their U.S. FDA approval, and then on to the marketplace.

(EVALUATING) Electronic Journals and Public Access: Changes in Scholarly Communication - Network of the National Library of Medicine: Learn about developments and resources in scholarly communication to increase journal article access.

HIVinfo: Find the latest, federally approved HIV/AIDS medical practice guidelines.

IFLA Statement on Open Access to Scholarly Literature and Research Documentation: Defines OA publications and outlines adoption, implementation, and support of developing lifelong literacies and access to scholarly literature.

LactMed: Information on drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed.

LiverTox: Up-to-date, unbiased information on the diagnosis, cause, frequency, clinical patterns and management of liver injury attributable to prescription, nonprescription medications, and selected herbal and dietary supplements. 

LitCOVID: Curated literature hub for tracking up-to-date scientific information about the 2019 novel Coronavirus.

NIH Manuscript Submission (NIHMS) System: Authors, principal investigators, and publishers can learn how to deposit a manuscript for inclusion in PubMed Central (PMC).

NIH Policy on Enhancing Public Access to Archived Publications Resulting from NIH-Funded Research (policy revised on Jan. 11, 2008): Policy on enhancing public access to archived publications resulting from NIH-funded research.

NIH Public Access: Learn about when and how to comply with the NIH public access policy.

NLM Facebook: Social media account of the NLM.

NLM Twitter: Social media account of the NLM.

NLM YouTube: Videos include the latest tips for using NLM resources, gems from the history of medicine, outreach programs and services, and recordings of exhibitions, lectures and special events.

NNLM HIV/AIDS Coordinating Office: Enhancing communication with current, past, and potential HIV/AIDS Community Information Project Awardees and CBOs working on HIV initiatives.

NNLM National Evaluation Center: Supports the evaluation needs of the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) through consultation, training and resources.

(CHECK LINK) NNLM RD3: Making data discoverable, accessible and citable.

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Statement on Sharing Research Data: NIH statement on its policy to share and make available to the public the results and accomplishments of the activities that it funds.

OAIster: Catalog of millions of records representing OA resources.

Open Archives Initiative: Source for interoperability standards for open access and institutional repositories.

PLoS - Public Library of Science: Nonprofit, multi-disciplinary OA publisher in the fields of science, technology, and medicine.

PubMed: Free resource for locating biomedical and life sciences literature.

PubMed Central: The free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).

PubMed for Handhelds: Free app that gives you access to the National Library of Medicine’s index of MEDLINE citations in a mobile-friendly format.

SHERPA: Helps authors and institutions make informed OA publishing decisions by making available publishers and funders conditions for open access archiving and publishing.

SPARC Open Access Newsletter - The Scholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition: Monthly newsletter to share news and analysis of the open-access movement.

(EVALUATING) Scholarly Communication: Issues for Health Sciences Libraries in Clinical Settings - Network of the National Library of Medicine: Learn about issues related to scholarly communication at large academic and research institutions., and smaller health sciences libraries.

Society for Scholarly Publishing: Promoting and advancing communication with those involved in scholarly publications.

The Alliance for Taxpayer Access: Ensuring that the results of publicly-funded research – both articles and data – are made accessible to the public.

NNLM Training Opportunities: Find a schedule of classes offered by the NNLM.

Wellcome Trust: Information for authors, publishers and research organizations about their open access policy and how to comply.

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A Physician’s Practical Guide to Culturally Competent Care: Free, online educational program accredited for physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners.

Bookshelf: Provides free online access to books and documents in life science and healthcare.

ChemIDLPlus: Access the structure and nomenclature authority files used for identification of chemical substances cited in NLM databases.

ClinicalTrials.gov: Database of private and publically funded clinical studies from around the world.

Directory of Open Access Journals: Independent database of over 15,000 peer-reviewed open access journals in the areas of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and the arts and humanities.

Drug Information Portal: Find information on drugs from the time that they are in clinical trials, through their U.S. FDA approval, and then on to the marketplace.

HIVinfo: Find the latest, federally approved HIV/AIDS medical practice guidelines.

NLM History of Medicine: Explore the rich historical materials related to health and disease spanning ten centuries.

LactMed: Information on drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed.

LiverTox: Up-to-date, unbiased information on the diagnosis, cause, frequency, clinical patterns and management of liver injury attributable to prescription, nonprescription medications, and selected herbal and dietary supplements. 

LitCOVID: Curated literature hub for tracking up-to-date scientific information about the 2019 novel Coronavirus.

MedlinePlus: Online health information resource for patients and their families and friends.

NLM Facebook: Social media account of the NLM.

NLM Twitter: Social media account of the NLM.

NLM YouTube: Videos include the latest tips for using NLM resources, gems from the history of medicine, outreach programs and services, and recordings of exhibitions, lectures and special events.

NNLM Membership: Network membership is free and offers a variety of benefits and services.

PLoS - Public Library of Science: Nonprofit, multi-disciplinary OA publisher in the fields of science, technology, and medicine.

PubMed: Free resource for locating biomedical and life sciences literature.

PubMed Central: The free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).

PubMed for Handhelds: Free app to access to the National Library of Medicine’s index of MEDLINE citations in a mobile-friendly format.

SHERPA: Helps authors and institutions make informed OA publishing decisions by making available publishers and funders conditions for open access archiving and publishing.

NNLM Training Opportunities: Find a schedule of classes offered by the NNLM.