National Institutes of Health

September 2006
National Library of Medicine;9/1/2006, p1
The article presents information on the National Library of Medicine (NLM) of the U.S. National Institutes of Health. NLM has the largest collection of literature related to health sciences in the world. In 1956, Senators John Kennedy and Lister Hill pushed legislation that transferred the Armed Forces Medical Library to the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. PubMed/MEDLINE is an online database that allows researchers to freely access the medical literature.


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