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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 »
The GMR office is excited to announce that the Indiana Prevention Resource Center (IPRC) has been granted an Outreach Award for its project, Opioid e-Resource Database Development and Outreach. Background Like many states across the country, Indiana has seen a significant increase in the number of opioid abusers. The state ranks 17th in the number… Read More »
Congratulations to the State Library of Ohio, a Greater Midwest Region member organization. On Friday, August 4th, the library hosts an Open House to celebrate 200 years of providing excellent service to the state of Ohio: its government, librarians, and Buckeye residents. Governor Thomas Worthington established the library in 1817 with a 509-book collection to be used by the state legislator…. Read More »
Wayne State’s Vera P. Shiffman Medical Library recently hosted the National Library of Medicine (NLM) traveling exhibit Confronting Violence, Improving Women’s Lives. The six-panel exhibition highlights NLM resources in recounting the resilience of nurses who advocated for the medical profession to recognize violence toward women as a major health issue. Shiffman Library’s Outreach Advisory Council… Read More »
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 »