Midwest Matters September 23rd, 2017
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Public Libraries Spotlight: Susan K. McClelland, Health & Wellness Librarian, Oak Park Public Library, IL

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Name: Susan K. McClelland Title: Health & Wellness Librarian, Oak Park Public Library Education: BA, Art History, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL; MLIS, University of Illinois, GSLIS. How did you become interested in focusing on Health and Wellness? For a number of years I was a library associate at the American Hospital Association headquarters library in Chicago,… Read More »

Posted in: Public Libraries, Public Libraries Spotlight

Sep

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Funding Award for Public Library: Community Conversations with Seniors!

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I am excited to announce that the Westchester Public Library in Indiana was been awarded funding for Community Conversations with Seniors! Background: the Westchester Public Library has a history of working successfully with the Alzheimer’s Association and other local health organizations to host health programs. Their Community Conversations series began when they showed the Being Mortal… Read More »

Posted in: Funding, Public Libraries

Sep

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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

Sep

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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

Sep

06

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Funding Award for Simulation Technology in Nursing!

Posted by on September 6th, 2017 0 comments

The GMR office is excited to announce that the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire has been granted a Technology Enhancement Award for its project, SIMobile for Augmented Reality Integrated Simulation Education! Background Nurse educators are using simulation to a greater degree than ever before to prepare students for… Read More »

Posted in: Funding, Technology

This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Grant Number 1UG4LM012346-01 with The University of Iowa.

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