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Common Ground: Community, Courts, Kids, and Education Conference

Posted by on November 20th, 2019 0 comments

“I had the privilege of attending the Common Ground: Community, Courts, Kids, and Education conference on November 7, 2019. The speaker for the day was Dr. Leonard Sax, a physician and psychologist focused on issues around child development and parent/child dynamics. He shared many tools with the attendees to help them better connect with the… Read More »

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

Nov

12

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Questionable versus Reliable? Navigating the Biomedical Scholarly Publishing Landscape – at Midwest MLA

Posted by on November 12th, 2019 0 comments

The Midwest Chapter of MLA is grateful to the GMR for providing an expert speaker grant to support one of the educational options for the Midwest MLA 2019 conference. The conference, which was held in early October, took place in Milwaukee, WI. The expert speaker grant enabled the Professional Practice committee to offer the class… Read More »

Posted in: Conferences and Meetings, From the GMR, Funding, Success Stories

Oct

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Michigan Health Sciences Libraries Association Conference: Navigating into Public Health Resources

Posted by on October 28th, 2019 0 comments

The Michigan Health Sciences Libraries Association (MHSLA) received a GMR Expert Speaker Award for our annual conference in Lansing, Michigan, October 2-4, 2019. Thanks to the award, we were able to bring Cecilia Vernes to the conference, where she offered a Continuing Education course, True North: Navigating your way to Freely Available Public Health Resources…. Read More »

Posted in: Funding, Success Stories

Oct

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Illinois Prairie District Public Library – The Illinois PraiREAD

Posted by on October 8th, 2019 0 comments

  In September and October of 2019, the Illinois Prairie District Public Library hosted its first “big read,” cleverly titled The Illinois PraiREAD. The chosen title was The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon. This title was chosen in part because a local community theatre was staging the play in… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Sep

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Greater Midwest Region & The University of Iowa Partner Host the All of Us Journey

Posted by on September 13th, 2019 0 comments

The GMR office was thrilled to host the All of Us Journey for 3 days last week in partnership with the University of Iowa. The Journey made a stop at the UI Health Sciences Campus, the Main Library, and the Iowa Children’s Museum from September 5-7. It was exciting to engage with a large and… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, From the GMR, News from the Region, Partner Outreach Libraries, Success Stories

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