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Region 4 News June 18th, 2024
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Showing Our Value at MCMLA

Posted in: #Health Sciences List

Several staff members from the NNLM MidContinental Region attended the 2017 MCMLA conference in Columbia, Missouri. On the final day, we hosted a “Show Me Value” session to gave participants¬†an opportunity to use their creativity, eloquence, tech know-how and energy. Working in small groups, with a 20 minute time limit and a table full of art supplies, they developed a message that could get library stakeholders to think about the value of libraries and librarians. Over the next few weeks, we will be highlighting the content created for this session.

To test the feasibility of this project and free us up for assisting groups during the actual session, the MCR staff met on the first day of the conference to create their own message. Using the same time minute limitation and available supplies, we filmed a quick skit to demonstrate the statement: Because being an informed member of the healthcare team is the best way to prevent medical errors. You can view the video on YouTube. Please keep in mind that this was put together in 20 minutes – imagine what you could come up with in more time!




Contact us at:
Network of the National Library of Medicine/NNLM Region 4
University of Utah
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library
10 North 1900 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-5890
Phone: 801-587-3650
This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012344 with the University of Utah Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library.

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