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National Library of Medicine (U.S.)

LC control no.n 80044831
Descriptive conventionsrda
Corporate name headingNational Library of Medicine (U.S.)
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Variant(s)United States. National Library of Medicine
United States. Public Health Service. National Library of Medicine
National Institutes of Health (U.S.). National Library of Medicine
National Medical Library (U.S.)
NLM (National Library of Medicine)
United States National Library of Medicine
U.S. National Library of Medicine
See alsoHierarchical superior: United States. Public Health Service
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Hierarchical superior: National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
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Predecessor: Armed Forces Medical Library (U.S.)
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Other standard no.Q611833
Beginning date1956-10-01
Associated countryUnited States
LocatedBethesda (Md.)
Field of activityMedical literature--Library resources
Acquisition of medical literature
Cataloging of medical literature
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Unused subdivisions: Index Division; Circulation Division; Current List Division; Art Section; Document Section
Found inU.S. Cong. S. Comm. on the Judiciary. A National Library of Medicine. Hearings ... 1956.
Centenary of Index medicus, 1879-1979, 1980: t.p. (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Md.)
Its Index of NLM serial titles, [1972]- : t.p. (NLM, National Library of Medicine)
Info from NLM (Established in 1836 as the Library of the Surgeon-General's Office of the U.S. Army. Name changed to Army Medical Library in 1922, but continued to use the earlier name on many publications until the 1930's. On May 9, 1952 redesignated the Armed Forces Medical Library. Transferred Oct. 1, 1956 to U.S. Public Health Service as the National Library of Medicine; moved from Washington, D.C. to Bethesda, Md. in 1962)
Wikipedia, February 21, 2020: United States National Library of Medicine (United States National Library of Medicine; U.S. National Library of Medicine; National Library of Medicine; operated by the United States federal government; the world's largest medical library; located in Bethesda, Maryland; the NLM is an institute within the National Institutes of Health; precursor of the National Library of Medicine, established in 1836, was the Library of the Surgeon General's Office, a part of the office of the Surgeon General of the United States Army; In 1956, the library collection was transferred from the control of the U.S. Department of Defense to the Public Health Service of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare and renamed the National Library of Medicine) Library of the Surgeon General's Office (The Library of the Surgeon General's Office, later called the Army Medical Library, was the institutional medical literature repository of the U.S. Army Surgeon General from 1836 to 1956 when it was transformed into the National Library of Medicine)
Associated languageeng