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Midwest Matters December 13th, 2019
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Nov

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The Poetry of Preparedness

Posted by on November 27th, 2019 0 comments

It is not often that I get to summon forth the great Scottish poet, Robert Burns, but last month’s preconference continuing education classes at the Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association (MLA) Annual Conference brought his words to mind, often stated as, “The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry”. Not only… Read More »

Posted in: Conferences and Meetings, Emergency Preparedness, From the GMR

Nov

20

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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

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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

Aug

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Libraries as Recovery Centers: a free CE opportunity from the GMR

Posted by on August 2nd, 2019 0 comments

Are you interested in an amazing opportunity to learn to work with librarians, first responders, health professionals, and the public in emergencies for free? The Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association (MLA) invites you to attend special training in the field of disaster information and planning at the joint WHSLA*, SWHSL*, and Midwest Chapter… Read More »

Posted in: Conferences and Meetings, Emergency Preparedness, From the GMR, Funding, Public Health

May

02

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2019 ACRL Conference Review

Posted by on May 2nd, 2019 0 comments

  I recently received an NNLM-GMR Professional Development Award to attend the 2019 ACRL Conference in Cleveland, OH, where I planned for an experience that would help inform my work with my library’s new systematic review service and my work helping to launch a new undergraduate learning community centered on critical data studies. My ACRL… Read More »

Posted in: Conferences and Meetings, Funding, Success Stories

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