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Midwest MLA Tech Topic – Realizing Medicine: How Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality are Impacting Medical Practice and Education.

Posted by on November 29th, 2017 0 comments

This fall, like many times before, the GMR planned and organized a technology session at Midwest MLA. The 2017 annual conference, held in Ypsilanti, MI, in October, was a joint meeting with the Michigan Health Sciences Libraries Association. The GMR Technology Working Group, one of several Advisory Groups the GMR calls upon to assist in… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Conferences and Meetings, Technology

Nov

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Public Library Spotlight: Danielle Henson, Community Engagement Liaison, Gail Borden Public Library

Posted by on November 28th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , ,

Name: Danielle Henson Title: Community Engagement Liaison How did you become interested in focusing on Health and Wellness? Gail Borden Public Library sits at many tables in the district including Kane County Health Department Executive and KCHD sub-committees and Activate Elgin (Erin Donlan, Information Services Librarian is on the Executive Committee and the Income and… Read More »

Posted in: Public Libraries, Public Libraries Spotlight

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Funding Awarded for Marijuana Prevention and Information Outreach

Posted by on November 21st, 2017 0 comments

The GMR office is excited to announce that the Lakeville School District (MN) has been granted an Outreach Award to develop a prevention and information outreach campaign on the harms of teenage use of marijuana. Background As more states legalize marijuana, the perception of harm of marijuana use decreases. This sends a mixed message to… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

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Seeking food safety information about that turkey? Call the hotline!

Posted by on November 20th, 2017 0 comments

With Thanksgiving nearly upon us, I want to share the food and nutrition resources provided by our partners in the federal government, such as the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Within these resources, you’ll find food and nutrition resources, such as Thanksgiving infographics,… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Training

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Reflections on Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles

Posted by on November 16th, 2017 0 comments Tags: ,

In the NNLM Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles course, we asked participants, as they progressed through the course to consider the following questions: Do you think health sciences librarians should get involved with big data in healthcare? Where should librarians get involved, if you think they should? If you think they should not,… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science

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