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Regional Medical Library Network: Building a Nationwide Base

Black and white map of the United States of America detailing the Regional Medical Library Network map divided by regions, the resource libraries and the estimated other health sciences library in the each state.

A formal national network of 7 Regional Libraries, 125 resource libraries at medical schools, and 4,000 local medical libraries provides widespread access to published medical information. As the hub of the network, NLM is the key to a nationwide data gathering system that connects far-flung center of expertise, forming them into an efficient resource available to all.








Current data as of 2008, the Regional Medical Librar Network consists of 8 regional libraries, 165 resource libraries (primarily at medical schools), and over 5800 local medical libraries.