International programs of the National Library of Medicine.

  title={International programs of the National Library of Medicine.},
  author={Richard K. C. Hsieh},
  journal={Bulletin of the Medical Library Association},
  volume={76 1},
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has a broad mission in biomedical information service. There are three major reasons for NLM, as a national institution, having an international program: first, the global nature of disease; second, the international scope of medical literature; and third, the universal goal of better communication. This paper reviews NLM's programs in relation to international medical information exchange: International MEDLARS Centers, collaboration with WHO and PAHO… CONTINUE READING

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