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Regional Opportunities to Address the Opioid Crisis Barb Jones Retirement Whooo Says Report on the Harvard Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians Get Involved in MCR Programming
As the Community Engagement Coordinator for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, MidContinental Region (NNLM MCR), I am fortunate to have the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Region VIII Office in my hometown of Denver. Over the past 11 years with the NNLM MCR, I have worked with many of the regional… Read More »
Barb Jones, one of the stalwarts of the NNLM MCR has retired. She started in 2003 as our Network Membership Liaison and led a pilot on consortium licensing. As hospital libraries were downsized and closed, the NNLM MCR decided to focus on this issue. Barb volunteered to take it on. She began our efforts in… Read More »
Dear Whooo, Please tell me it isn’t true! I saw on the MCMLA list that Barb Jones is retiring. I have heard through the grapevine that this column will be closed as well. I am a hospital librarian, and have been so interested in what topic you will discuss next through the years. Sincerely, Sad… Read More »
Emily Glenn McGoogan Library of Medicine University of Nebraska firstname.lastname@example.org Mellanye Lackey Eccles Health Sciences Library University of Utah email@example.com Emily Glenn and Mellanye Lackey each received $1500 professional development funding from the NNLM MidContinental Region to attend the 2017 Harvard Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians (LIAL). This report describes their experiences during the Institute…. Read More »
During the course of the year a lot of NNLM MCR members are involved in projects to support NNLM programming. By that we mean that they are actually doing some of the tasks that MCR coordinators may perform. The idea is to give members a sense of ownership in the program. The involvement can also… Read More »