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Hurricane Preparedness for South Central Region

Posted by on August 25th, 2017 0 comments

Although the GMR is more likely to face a tornado or a blizzard, our sister region, South Central (SCR), is preparing for the onslaught of Hurricane Harvey. NLM Disaster Information Research Center (DIMRC) offers the following information and resources: Hurricane Harvey is expected to be Category 3 when it hits land off the Gulf of Mexico,… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, General, NLM Resources

Aug

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Public Library Spotlight: Monique Mason, Manager, Science & Technology Division, Akron-Summit County Public Library, Ohio

Posted by on August 23rd, 2017 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Name: Monique Mason Title: Manager, Science & Technology Division, Akron (Ohio)-Summit County Public Library Education: Master of Library Science (yes, just that, it was a long time ago), 1990, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio How did you become interested in focusing on Health and Wellness? Quite by accident!  When I started working in the Science… Read More »

Posted in: Public Libraries, Public Libraries Spotlight

Aug

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We are pleased to acknowledge our NNLM members

Posted by on August 23rd, 2017 0 comments

Have you received your membership certificate yet? If not, expect it before the end of the month. University of Iowa Hardin Library staff and students have been carefully tagging envelopes and inserting the corresponding certificates so that you will receive your new NNLM membership certificate, proudly proclaiming that your institution is a member of the… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, From the GMR, Member Services

Aug

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

Posted by on August 10th, 2017 0 comments 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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Get ready for your new Membership Certificate!

Posted by on August 4th, 2017 0 comments

It seems as if it was just yesterday when the GMR office sent out notices to check your membership profile on the NNLM Membership Directory, found on the previous iteration of the NNLM website. You know, the directory that was pulled from DOCLINE? If you were a “Full” member, you could go into DOCLINE® and… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, From the GMR, Member Services

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