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So you want to be an outreach librarian? Spotlight on Kathryn Mlsna

Posted by on December 11th, 2017 0 comments

Today we kick off a new feature on Midwest Matters: So you want to be an outreach librarian? The GMR has established a partnership with heath sciences libraries that share NNLM’s mission of outreach. These libraries and librarians conduct outreach on behalf of the GMR office, presenting educational sessions on and promoting National Library of… Read More »

Posted in: Outreach, Partner Outreach Libraries



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Funding Awarded for training course, “Evidence-Based Practice and the Medical Librarian”

Posted by on December 6th, 2017 0 comments

For the full day on August 2nd, 2017, Connie Schardt presented her popular continuing training course, “Evidence-Based Practice and the Medical Librarian” at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, thanks to the Health Sciences Information Section (HSIS) of the North Dakota Library Association (NDLA) and a Professional Development Award from… Read More »

Posted in: Funding, News from the Region, Success Stories, Training



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Seeing the Forest and the Trees: Why Librarians Can Make Valuable Contributions Working with Big Data

Posted by on December 1st, 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



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Midwest MLA Tech Topic – Realizing Medicine: How Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality are Impacting Medical Practice and Education.

Posted by on November 29th, 2017 0 comments

This fall, like many times before, the GMR planned and organized a technology session at Midwest MLA. The 2017 annual conference, held in Ypsilanti, MI, in October, was a joint meeting with the Michigan Health Sciences Libraries Association. The GMR Technology Working Group, one of several Advisory Groups the GMR calls upon to assist in… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Conferences and Meetings, Technology



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Public Library Spotlight: Danielle Henson, Community Engagement Liaison, Gail Borden Public Library

Posted by on November 28th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , ,

Name: Danielle Henson Title: Community Engagement Liaison How did you become interested in focusing on Health and Wellness? Gail Borden Public Library sits at many tables in the district including Kane County Health Department Executive and KCHD sub-committees and Activate Elgin (Erin Donlan, Information Services Librarian is on the Executive Committee and the Income and… Read More »

Posted in: Public Libraries, Public Libraries Spotlight

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