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Nov

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Mobility for All, Bring Chair Yoga to Your Library

Posted by on November 12th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

Effingham Public Library, a catalyst for positive change, is excited to partner with the Greater Midwest Region of the National Library of Medicine to bring a series of chair yoga classes to our small, rural community. The “Mobility for All” project responds to the latest Community Health Profile Report for Effingham, Illinois, that found a… Read More »

Posted in: Public Libraries

Oct

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GMR Welcomes Back UIC as an Outreach Library

Posted by on October 1st, 2018 0 comments Tags:

The GMR is pleased to announce that the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Library of the Health Sciences (LHS) is once again active in our Network outreach. UIC becomes the second Partner Outreach Library (POL) in Illinois, joining Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield. Congratulations, UIC LHS! UIC librarians, as do our… Read More »

Posted in: From the GMR, Funding, Outreach, Partner Outreach Libraries

Sep

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Native Voices: An Exercise in History; Collaboration and Fun

Posted by on September 6th, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness is a traveling exhibition that explores the interconnectedness of wellness, illness and cultural life for Native Americans, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians.  This past summer, The University of Cincinnati had the opportunity to host the exhibit while collaborating with a series of speakers.  Here is an overview… Read More »

Posted in: Partner Outreach Libraries, Success Stories

Aug

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Wash and Learn Promotes Health Literacy

Posted by on August 13th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , , , , , ,

The Greater Midwest Region of the National Library of Medicine awarded a health information outreach award to Libraries Without Borders (LWB), a non-profit organization “striving to invent the 21st century library so that regardless of circumstances, people throughout the world can live with dignity and have the opportunity to thrive through access to information, education and culture.” Allister… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Consumer Health, Funding, Public Libraries

Aug

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Margaret Hoogland – MLA-RTI Review

Posted by on August 13th, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

  As a participant of the Medical Library Association-Research Training Institute (MLA-RTI), I found my knowledge of research improved and the MLA-RTI was a fantastic way to explore different ways of making an impact on my community and my profession. Along the way, I also learned a great deal about myself. Our Dean of University… Read More »

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