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Director’s Council of Public Representatives (COPR)

NIH Public Bulletin – April 2010

Become a Fan of NLM on Facebook

Format: Social Media Site
Institute: National Library of Medicine (NLM)

NLM, the world's largest biomedical library, has launched a new Facebook fan page to share news, information, fun facts, and important links with interested readers. NLM develops some of the world's largest and most respected electronic information services and delivers trillions of bytes of data to millions of users daily. It also has a vast collection of more than 12 million items, including about 20,000 contemporary journals from around the world and historical holdings back to the 11th century.

The new Facebook page will post information about all aspects of the Library. Fans will be among the first to know about the latest NLM developments; receive notifications on conferences, guest speakers, and other events; and be guided to the vast and various research resources NLM has to offer. They can also read the latest issues of NLM's popular consumer magazine, NIH MedlinePlus, and its Spanish/English-language counterpart, NIH MedlinePlus Salud. Viewers can browse through historical images and contribute to discussions on future projects, all via their favorite social networking site. The page will also lead users to content from NLM's growing roster of social media sites.

Make sure that you don't miss a beat. Become a fan of NLM.

Next Steps

To connect with NLM's new Facebook page, go to Click on the "Become a Fan" icon at the top right of the screen. You'll then be treated to updates as they're issued.

This page last reviewed on November 1, 2012

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