Midwest Matters
The blog of NNLM Greater Midwest Region

Nov

16

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Reflections on Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles

Posted by on November 16th, 2017 0 comments Tags: ,

In the NNLM Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles course, we asked participants, as they progressed through the course to consider the following questions: Do you think health sciences librarians should get involved with big data in healthcare? Where should librarians get involved, if you think they should? If you think they should not,… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science


Nov

13

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Funding Awarded for Health and Wellbeing Workshop Series

Posted by on November 13th, 2017 0 comments

The GMR office is excited to announce that Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio (CLUES) has been granted an Outreach Award for the development and implementation of a Health and Wellbeing Workshop Series. Background Both nationally and in Minnesota, Latinos experience persistent equity gaps in health and wellbeing. These disparities are not based in biology, but… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Funding, News from the Region, Outreach, Training


Nov

10

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Libraries Transform Health Literacy Toolkits

Posted by on November 10th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , ,

Great news! The Health Literacy Toolkit posters from the Libraries Transform campaign can now be ordered in 11×17 size. A little history of the project if you are not familiar: Designed to increase public awareness of the value, impact, and services provided by libraries and library professionals, the American Library Association’s┬áLibraries Transform campaign ensures┬áthere is… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Public Libraries


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