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Nov

29

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Midwest MLA Tech Topic – Realizing Medicine: How Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality are Impacting Medical Practice and Education.

Posted by on November 29th, 2017 0 comments

This fall, like many times before, the GMR planned and organized a technology session at Midwest MLA. The 2017 annual conference, held in Ypsilanti, MI, in October, was a joint meeting with the Michigan Health Sciences Libraries Association. The GMR Technology Working Group, one of several Advisory Groups the GMR calls upon to assist in… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Conferences and Meetings, Technology

Nov

07

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Shake, Rattle, and Roll! by Don Pearson, 2017 NNLM GMR Professional Development Awardee

Posted by on November 7th, 2017 1 comment

Event planning is hard, especially when unexpected things happen.  It is also fun and rewarding when things go right.  Either way it is definitely worth all the work because it is still, even in our iGeneration, the best way to learn, connect with colleagues, and have fun. One of the main purposes for me to… Read More »

Posted in: Conferences and Meetings, Funding, Success Stories

Oct

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Great Lakes Science Boot Camp for Librarians 2017 at Michigan State University

Posted by on October 30th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

In late July 2017, 66 science librarians gathered together from across the United States at Michigan State University for a 2.5-day science boot camp. Organized around session themes of Sports Research & Kinesiology, Biogeochemistry & Ecology, and Agriculture and Natural Resources the Boot Camp featured MSU faculty members discussing their research in engaging and understandable… Read More »

Posted in: Conferences and Meetings

Sep

13

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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

Jun

07

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Greater Midwest Members at #mlanet17

Posted by on June 7th, 2017 0 comments

Scores of NNLM GMR members were front and center at the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting & Exhibition in Seattle last month. Here are just a few who dreamed, dared, and did via posters and presentations: Patricia Anderson, Anne Beschnett, Peg Burnette, Katherine Chew, Sandy DeGroote, Susan Fowler, Marcia Francis, Lynne Frederickson, Billie Anne Gebb,… Read More »

Posted in: Conferences and Meetings, News from the Region

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