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Celebrate DNA Day on April 25th!

Posted by on April 9th, 2018 0 comments

Each year, April 25th marks National DNA Day, a date that celebrates the first published papers on the structure of DNA back in 1953. The National Genome Research Institute (NGRI)┬ácelebrates DNA Day every year, providing students, teachers and the public with opportunities to learn about genomic research. DNA Day activities are celebrated across the nation,… Read More »

Posted in: News from NIH/NLM



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Upcoming Funding Opportunities – Get Ready for Spring!

Posted by on January 29th, 2018 0 comments

The GMR funded a number of health information projects this year, awarding over $450,000 to public libraries, academic institutions, public health agencies, health sciences library organizations, and community health organizations across the ten-state region. While our funding is exhausted for this year, it’s time to start thinking about applying for our next funding cycle! Using… 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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Public Library Association Announces Initiative with NNLM

Posted by on October 19th, 2017 0 comments

The Greater Midwest Region office is leading a partnership between the National Network of Libraries of Medicine and the Public Library Association on a national initiative, titled Promoting┬áHealthy Communities. This initiative will increase public library staff knowledge and skills related to consumer health services through promoting and expanding professional development opportunities through NNLM and increasing… Read More »

Posted in: Public Libraries



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Stand Up for Health: PLA preconference!

Posted by on October 17th, 2017 0 comments

The Greater Midwest Region office of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine is offering a preconference workshop at the Public Library Association (PLA) 2018 Conference in Philadelphia. The preconference is titled “Stand Up for Health: Health and Wellness Services for Your Community” and will be held on March 20th from 9:00am – 5:00pm. This… Read More »

Posted in: Public Libraries

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