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National Library of Medicine (NLM)

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 6,500-member National Network of Libraries of Medicine that promotes and provides access to health information in communities across the United States.

A complete list of NLM resources is available on the NLM Products and Services website.  Listed below are some popular NLM resources: 

Basic Local Alignment Search Tool (BLAST®)
Health Services Research Projects in Progress (HSRProj)
Images from the History of Medicine
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH®)
NLM Catalog
Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM)
Open Access Biomedical Image Search Engine (OPEN-i®)
Profiles in Science®


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