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Outreach On A Stick

Posted by on September 12th, 2017 0 comments

The Minnesota State Fair, often referred to as the “Great Minnesota Get-Together,” is one of the most popular late summer destinations in the region. The fair attracts nearly 2 million guests annually over the twelve days leading up to and through Labor Day.   One fun aspect about the fair is how many foods can be… Read More »

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Aug

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Funding Awarded for Opioid e-Resource Database Development and Outreach Project!

Posted by on August 10th, 2017 1 comment Tags: , ,

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 »

Posted in: Advocacy, Funding, News from the Region, Outreach, Public Health, Success Stories

Aug

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Clinical Research and Patient Wellness Training Session in Sioux City, Iowa

Posted by on August 1st, 2017 0 comments Tags:

On July 12, Chris Childs the Education & Outreach Librarian for the University of Iowa’s Hardin Library for the Health Sciences gave a Clinical Research & Patient Wellness Training Session to seventeen staff members of the Siouxland Medical Education Foundation. The purpose of this training session is to introduce the audience to free high quality… Read More »

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Jul

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Stepping off Campus to Provide Health Information Training for Public Librarians

Posted by on July 12th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

Katherine Chew, the NNLM/GMR Outreach Librarian for Minnesota from the University of Minnesota spent her May providing two health information workshops for public librarians from the Ramsey County public library system.  Katherine was able to connect with the person responsible for professional development at Ramsey County and given a choice of potential workshops, the Ramsey… Read More »

Posted in: Outreach, Public Libraries

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Summer Outreach at Ebling Library

Posted by on July 11th, 2017 0 comments Tags:

For the past several summers, Ebling Library librarians have given orientations and taught high school and undergraduate students visiting campus for three different programs. In addition to tell them about resources at Ebling Library we give them a healthy dose of information regarding NLM resources. First, the UW-Madison School of Pharmacy hosts high school students… Read More »

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