Library Catalogs & Services
Library Catalogs: NLM Catalog & LocatorPlus
Libraries may borrow books or obtain copies of articles from NLM. Individuals who need to borrow library materials should make a request through a local library. Also see: Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery | DOCLINE® interlibrary loan system for libraries | Loansome Doc® system for individuals who wish to order articles via a medical library
NLM catalogs biomedical materials in more than 45 languages and provides bibliographic services to the biomedical library community.
NLM Classification used to organize library materials
Policies and guidelines for building NLM's Collection.
Collection Development Manual
NLM has an extensive program for managing and preserving its collection.
More about the Preservation and Collection Management Program (Fact Sheet)
NLM and the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) are working together to ensure the preservation of and continued access to the literature through a national cooperative medical serials print retention program. MedPrint – the medical serials print preservation program
How to lease NLM databases or download data.