Other Info: The National Library of Medicine (NLM), on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, has been a center of information innovation since its founding in 1836. The world’s largest biomedical library, NLM maintains and makes available a vast print collection and produces electronic information resources on a wide range of topics that are searched billions of times each year by millions of people around the globe. It also supports and conducts research, development, and training in biomedical informatics and health information technology. In addition, the Library coordinates a 6,000-member National Network of Libraries of Medicine that promotes and provides access to health information in communities across the United States.
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Administration: The director of the library is Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD .
Affiliations: The library is a member of the Association of Research Libraries
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Alma||2020|
|Previous Automation System||Voyager||1998|
|Discovery Service (w/index)||Primo Central||2020|
|OpenURL Link resolver||SFX|
|Previous Link resolver||LinkFinderPlus|
|Digital Asset Management||Fedora|
|This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.|
Automation Survey: We are conducting a study on the automation systems used in libraries. This survey should be completed by a person familiar with your libraries use of Alma.
The 2021 Automation Survey has been completed for this Library.
Technology Interoperability Survey:
We are conducting a study on factors related to the selection and interoperability of technology systems in academic libraries.
Record History: This listing was created on Aug 10, 1998 and was last modified on Dec 30, 2021.
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