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NLM Welcome Video - July 2020

May 22, 2020

Join Dr. Patti Brennan, the director of the National Library of Medicine, as she introduces you to the world's largest biomedical library and talks about NLM's exciting future! (2:43)

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The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is a leader in research in biomedical informatics and data science and the world’s largest biomedical library. NLM conducts and supports research in methods for recording, storing, retrieving, preserving, and communicating health information. NLM creates resources and tools that are used billions of times each year by millions of people to access and analyze molecular biology, biotechnology, toxicology, environmental health, and health services information. Additional information is available at

Last Reviewed: July 10, 2020