New Online Catalog

You may be wondering why there is a single search box on the library website’s new home page, and where the old catalog went.

Farewell Rick!

At the end of June we celebrated the retirement of Rick Severson, director of the library since 2001. Rick guided the library through an era of great growth and transformation, and was known for his keen intellect, philosophical nature, and charming humility. He will be missed. Noelle Stello, NUNM’s associate librarian since 2005, succeeds Rick …

Earn CME credit using UpToDate

It is now possible for faculty to earn and redeem CME credit from their research using NUNM’s UpToDate account. Since NUNM has an institutional membership, you must register yourself first, then login whenever you use UpToDate so that the database will track your earned credits. At NUNM, we are using the library EZProxy server for …

Friedhelm Kirchfeld Obituary

Friedhelm Kirchfeld, the founding librarian at NUNM, passed away in 2011. Tyler Smith wrote an article about Friedhelm in a recent issue of Herbalgram: Kirchfeld obituary.

Britannica Image Quest

The library has added a subscription to Britannica Image Quest. It contains images on all subjects, including health and medicine. NCNM faculty can use these images in their class presentations without having to get copyright permission first. Click below for the link: On-campus


The library has added a subscription to UpToDate, the clinician support database, and dropped its subscription to DynaMed. Use the link below to access: On-campus

Chilton Special Collection in Botanical Science

Mike and Simone Chilton are in the process of donating a major collection of botanical science books (1,000+ titles) to the library. The collection includes many rare books from the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries, including, for example, Gerard’s Herball (1633) and Ray’s Historia Plantarum (1686). Mr. Chilton has had a long career in the …

Kneipp Water Cure Monthly

The library scanned the 1901 volume (V.2) of the Kneipp Water Cure Monthly. Each of the 12 issues are saved as a separate pdf file on the NUNM website. You can access the issues from this web page.

Natural Medicine Journal

This is a new official journal of the AANP. It is a peer reviewed monthly e-journal. The first issue premiered in September 2009.