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Welcome to Our New POP Ambassadors

Posted by on September 13th, 2021 0 comments

Region 6 is proud to announce the launch of our Partner Outreach Program (POP). The purpose of the NNLM Region 6 Partner Outreach Program 2021 is to support health equity by providing health information access throughout Region 6 by the formation and practice of the Partner Outreach Program. POP objectives include the following: Provide health… Read More »

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Funding Detour Ahead

Posted by on July 21st, 2021 0 comments

As NNLM transitions its website to the new version on https://nnlm.gov, Region 6 has redirected our funding opportunities to a temporary site here. We will be updating the funding packet links as they become available. We thank you for your patience! Please contact Darlene Kaskie, Community Engagement Coordinator, darlene-kaskie@uiowa.edu, or the Region 6 office, Region6-RML@uiowa.edu, for… Read More »

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The Poetry of Preparedness

Posted by on November 27th, 2019 0 comments

It is not often that I get to summon forth the great Scottish poet, Robert Burns, but last month’s preconference continuing education classes at the Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association (MLA) Annual Conference brought his words to mind, often stated as, “The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry”. Not only… Read More »

Posted in: Conferences and Meetings, Emergency Preparedness, From the GMR



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Libraries as Recovery Centers: a free CE opportunity from the GMR

Posted by on August 2nd, 2019 0 comments

Are you interested in an amazing opportunity to learn to work with librarians, first responders, health professionals, and the public in emergencies for free? The Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association (MLA) invites you to attend special training in the field of disaster information and planning at the joint WHSLA*, SWHSL*, and Midwest Chapter… Read More »

Posted in: Conferences and Meetings, Emergency Preparedness, From the GMR, Funding, Public Health



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So you want to be an outreach librarian? Spotlight on Erika Johnson

Posted by on October 24th, 2018 0 comments

Once again we return to the farthest northwest corner of the GMR to great state of North Dakota, where not one but four partner outreach librarians make up the outreach team. Today we spotlight Erika Johnson, Southeast Clinical Campus Librarian, University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences. 1. How long have you… Read More »

Posted in: From the GMR, Outreach, Partner Outreach Libraries, Partner Outreach Libraries

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