Midwest Matters
The blog of NNLM Greater Midwest Region



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Upcoming course: Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles

Posted by on June 21st, 2017 0 comments Tags: ,

Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles The National Network of Librarians of Medicine (NNLM) invites you to participate in Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles. This course will be primarily held via the Moodle platform with optional WebEx discussions. This course is designed to help health sciences librarians understand the issues of big… Read More »

Posted in: Training



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A Community Program on Domestic Violence

Posted by on June 12th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Wayne State’s Vera P. Shiffman Medical Library recently hosted the National Library of Medicine (NLM) traveling exhibit Confronting Violence, Improving Women’s Lives. The six-panel exhibition highlights NLM resources in recounting the resilience of nurses who advocated for the medical profession to recognize violence toward women as a major health issue. Shiffman Library’s Outreach Advisory Council… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog, Funding, News from the Region, Outreach, Public Health



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Ohio Resource Libraries: Tour Day 3

Posted by on June 8th, 2017 0 comments

After a questionable stay at our roadside motel, Linda and I woke up not-quite-as-early (remember, this is eastern time, so everything feels early to us!) and hit the local McDonalds for a surprisingly good cup o’ joe and egg sandwiches, then it was off to Wright State University to meet with Sheila Shellabarger and our… Read More »

Posted in: Site Visits

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