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Midwest Matters June 3rd, 2020
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Jun

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A Library-based Data Retrieval and Management Training Program for Clinical Researchers

Posted by on June 3rd, 2020 0 comments

  The GMR office is happy to announce funding for the Galter Health Sciences Library at Northwestern University via our Health Information Outreach award: Description:  This project endeavors to create an end-to-end training program that introduces clinical researchers to clinical database architecture and clinical coding standards, teaches them how to translate their research questions into… Read More »

Posted in: From the GMR, Funding, News from the Region, Outreach

Dec

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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

Nov

27

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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

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

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