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Oct

16

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Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (JCLC)– Chelsea Misquith, Ruth Lilly Medical Library

Posted by on October 16th, 2018 0 comments

Thanks to the NNLM/GMR, I was able to attend the 3rd National Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (JCLC) this year in Albuquerque, New Mexico from September 26 – 30. JCLC is a joint initiative organized by the ethnic caucuses of the American Library Association (ALA): American Indian Library Association (AILA), the Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Conferences and Meetings, Funding

Oct

15

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Upcoming Webinar: Addressing Latino Health and Wellness Disparities

Posted by on October 15th, 2018 0 comments

Addressing Latino Health and Wellness Disparities Through Virtual Community Health and Wellness Workshops 10/24/2018 – 1:00 – 2:00 PM This session will provide attendees with background information about the Latino community both in the United States and in Minnesota. An overview of current demographics and health issues will be covered. The presenters will then describe… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, From the GMR, Funding, News from the Region, Outreach, Public Health, Public Libraries

Oct

08

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Now accepting applications for Quarter Three Professional Development Award

Posted by on October 8th, 2018 0 comments

Background/Purpose: The purpose of this award is to assist individuals working in GMR Network member organizations to enhance their ability to use NLM resources or keep current on topics related to NIH initiatives. Eligibility:  Individuals working at organizations that are Network members within the Greater Midwest Region (GMR) are eligible to apply. For information on… Read More »

Posted in: Funding

Oct

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GMR Welcomes Back UIC as an Outreach Library

Posted by on October 1st, 2018 0 comments Tags:

The GMR is pleased to announce that the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Library of the Health Sciences (LHS) is once again active in our Network outreach. UIC becomes the second Partner Outreach Library (POL) in Illinois, joining Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield. Congratulations, UIC LHS! UIC librarians, as do our… Read More »

Posted in: From the GMR, Funding, Outreach, Partner Outreach Libraries

Sep

26

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Self-paced Online Health Information Searching Resource for the Public

Posted by on September 26th, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

DigitalLearn.org, the Public Library Association’s collection of short self-directed tutorials for the public to increase their digital literacy, now features a course all about researching health topics on the Internet. Developed in partnership with the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM), the new course was designed to help learners understand and evaluate health information… Read More »

Posted in: General, News from the Region, Public Health, Public Libraries, Resource Sharing

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