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NLM Joins the Digital Library Federation

NLM has joined the Digital Library Federation (DLF), as its thirty-sixth Strategic Member. DLF members include the Library of Congress, the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), the British Library, Oxford University, and major U. S. research libraries.

The membership is engaged in collaborative initiatives to identify strategies for building sustainable digital collections and services for cultural, scholarly and educational resources through work on policies, standards, best practices, prototypes and technology. NLM's membership in the DLF complements and supports the Library's digital collection and preservation efforts in its ongoing mission to collect, preserve and make accessible the biomedical information.