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Outreach Presentation – A Three for One

Posted by on September 13th, 2017 0 comments

On Thursday, October 27, University of North Dakota medical librarian Erika (Fischer) Johnson gave a presentation at the Association of Rural and Small Libraries (ARSL) annual conference. (List of 2016 ARSL Presentations) The presentation was entitled “Take the ‘ick’ out of Med-ick-al Reference Questions.” This presentation was one of the outreach activities made possible by the partnership… Read More »

Posted in: Conferences and Meetings, Funding, News from the Region, Success Stories



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Outreach On A Stick

Posted by on September 12th, 2017 0 comments

The Minnesota State Fair, often referred to as the “Great Minnesota Get-Together,” is one of the most popular late summer destinations in the region. The fair attracts nearly 2 million guests annually over the twelve days leading up to and through Labor Day.   One fun aspect about the fair is how many foods can be… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Outreach



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Attending the July Systematic Reviews Workshop at the University of Pittsburgh

Posted by on August 3rd, 2017 0 comments Tags:

I applied and was thrilled to receive funding from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) office for the Greater Midwest Region’s Professional Development Award. This award enabled me to attend the 2.5-day workshop, Systematic Review Workshop: The Nuts and Bolts for Librarians at the University of Pittsburgh’s Falk Library of the Health Sciences… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Funding



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Clinical Research and Patient Wellness Training Session in Sioux City, Iowa

Posted by on August 1st, 2017 0 comments Tags:

On July 12, Chris Childs the Education & Outreach Librarian for the University of Iowa’s Hardin Library for the Health Sciences gave a Clinical Research & Patient Wellness Training Session to seventeen staff members of the Siouxland Medical Education Foundation. The purpose of this training session is to introduce the audience to free high quality… Read More »

Posted in: Outreach



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Stepping off Campus to Provide Health Information Training for Public Librarians

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

Katherine Chew, the NNLM/GMR Outreach Librarian for Minnesota from the University of Minnesota spent her May providing two health information workshops for public librarians from the Ramsey County public library system.  Katherine was able to connect with the person responsible for professional development at Ramsey County and given a choice of potential workshops, the Ramsey… Read More »

Posted in: Outreach, Public Libraries

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