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Apr

10

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PLA and NNLM Partner to Bring Health Questions to Project Outcome

Posted by on April 10th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Through this partnership, PLA will launch a new survey intended to measure the effectiveness of public libraries’ consumer health programming in Project Outcome, the association’s free toolkit designed to help public libraries understand and share the impact of essential library services and programs. The survey will be added to Project Outcome in April 2019. “With this… Read More »

Posted in: Public Libraries

Mar

21

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GMR Partners with ALA-APA on a new course – Wellness in the Library Workplace.

Posted by on March 21st, 2019 0 comments Tags: ,

The GMR is delighted to lead a partnership between the National Network of Libraries of Medicine and the American Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA). We have developed a new course, Wellness in the Library Workplace as part of ALA President Loida Garcia-Febo’s presidential theme on Wellness. CE and CHIS The new course provides 4 continuing education… Read More »

Posted in: Training

Mar

20

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Health Information on Floods

Posted by on March 20th, 2019 0 comments

As the flooding continues in the Midwest, we wondered if you were responding to requests for assistance from any libraries in your regions. Below are some resources which focus on flooding. Please let us know if there is any way we can assist. Aimed at the Professional Workforce:  Floods: Health Information Guide  (Syndicated page allows you to embed… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, General, NLM Resources, Public Health, Public Libraries

Nov

12

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Mobility for All, Bring Chair Yoga to Your Library

Posted by on November 12th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

Effingham Public Library, a catalyst for positive change, is excited to partner with the Greater Midwest Region of the National Library of Medicine to bring a series of chair yoga classes to our small, rural community. The “Mobility for All” project responds to the latest Community Health Profile Report for Effingham, Illinois, that found a… Read More »

Posted in: 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 »

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