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Resolve to Stay Active: A Fitbit Kit for Your Community

Posted by on December 5th, 2019 0 comments

January traditionally is the month for making new resolutions usually with a goal to lose those extra pounds packed on during the winter holidays. Now is the opportunity to help your community make that fitness health resolution and keep it. How? Apply by Friday, December 20th for a one-time award of Resolve to Stay Active… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, Consumer Health, From the GMR, Funding, Outreach, Public Libraries, Technology

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UC Libraries and IT@UC Partner to Bring Renowned NLM Data Scientist to Campus

Posted by on November 5th, 2019 0 comments

By Melissa Previtera and Don Jason On September 17th and 18th, Dr. Lisa Federer, Data and Open Science Librarian for the National Library of Medicine (NLM), visited the University of Cincinnati as part of the Data and Computational Science Series (DCS2). During her visit, Dr. Federer shared her expertise in the field of biomedical research… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Data Science, From the GMR, Funding, News from the Region, Success Stories

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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 »

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IUPUI Library Recipient of All of Us Ambassador Award

Posted by on September 13th, 2019 0 comments

The IUPUI University Library is one of five award recipients of the 2019-2020 NNLM All of Us Ambassador Program. Funding for this program is the result of a partnership between the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and All of Us, a National Institutes of Health (NIH) research program that seeks to enroll one million or more people… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, Consumer Health, From the GMR, Funding, News from the Region, NNLM All of Us Ambassador Award, Outreach, Public Libraries, Success Stories

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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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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 with The University of Iowa.

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