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GMR Update

October 2014

Education and Training Opportunities

Upcoming GMR classes and presentations. To register for GMR webinars and online classes go to View Training Opportunities at http://go.usa.gov/bBzC.

  • October 2014
    • From A(norexia) to Z(its): Providing Health Information to Teens, Bismarck Public Library, Bismarck, ND October 07, 2014
      Presenters: Samanthi Hewakapuge, MLS, MA, NN/LM GMR & Marcia Francis, MA, MEd, AHIP Southwest Clinical Campus Librarian, University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences
    • Informatics for Librarians: Peeling the Onion, Midwest Chapter Medical Library Association, Bismarck, ND, October 11, 2014
      Presenter: Jacqueline Leskovec, MLIS, Outreach, Planning and Evaluation Coordinator, NN/LM GMR
    • American Indian Health Information Resources, Michigan Health Sciences Library Association, Mount Pleasant, MI, October 15, 2014
      Presenter: Samanthi Hewakapuge, MLS, MA, NN/LM GMR
    • Third-Party PubMed Tools, Michigan Health Sciences Library Association, Mount Pleasant, MI, October 15, 2014
      Presenter: Holly Ann Burt, MLIS, AHIP, Outreach and Exhibits Coordinator, NN/LM GMR
  • November 2014
    • Measuring What Matters to Stakeholders, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Champaign, IL, November 7, 2014
      Presenter: Jacqueline Leskovec, MLIS, MA, RN, Outreach, Planning and Evaluation Coordinator, NN/LM GMR
    • Keeping Up with PubMed, Online (NN/LM Moodle), November 10 - December 5, 2014
      Facilitator: Holly Ann Burt, MLIS, AHIP, Outreach and Exhibits Coordinator, NN/LM GMR
    • Measuring What Matters to Stakeholders, Health Science Librarians of Illinois, Champaign, IL, November 13, 2014
      Presenter: Jacqueline Leskovec, MLIS, MA, RN, Outreach, Planning and Evaluation Coordinator, NN/LM GMR
    • PubMed for Experts, Health Science Librarians of Illinois, Champaign, IL, November 13, 2014
      Presenter: Holly Ann Burt, MLIS, AHIP, Outreach and Exhibits Coordinator, NN/LM GMR
    • Keeping Up with Pubmed, "Is There An App for That?", American Indian Health Information Resources, United Tribes Technical College Black Hills Learning Center, Rapid City, SD November 14, 2014.
      Presenters: Samanthi Hewakapuge, MLS, MA, NN/LM GMR, and Julie Erickson, MLS, Electronic Services Coordinator, South Dakota State Library.
    • GMR Tech Talks Series, online, November 21, 2014. "Tutorial Creation: Design, Policies, and Software Selection", Amy Blevins, Clinical Education Librarian, University of Iowa.

NTC Classes (for schedules and to register, visit: http://nnlm.gov/ntcc/classes/schedule.html)
Look for announcements on GMRLIST - and be aware these do fill up quickly!

GMR Exhibits:

The GMR will be exhibiting at and sponsoring exhibits at a number of upcoming events. To volunteer to help staff an exhibit, contact the State Contact Librarian.

  • South Dakota Library Association (NDLA) Annual Conference, Pierre, SD, October 1-3, 2014
  • Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN, October 7-11, 2014
  • Minnesota Library Association (MLA) Annual Conference, Malento, MN, October 8-9, 2014
  • Midwest Chapter MLA Annual Conference, Bismarck, ND, October 10-14, 2014
  • Michigan Library Association (MLA) Annual Conference, Grand Rapids, MI, October 13-16, 2014
  • Illinois Library Association (ILA) Annual Conference, Springfield, IL, October 14-16, 2014
  • Michigan Health Sciences Libraries Association (MHSLA) Annual Conference, Mount Pleasant, MI, October 15-17, 2014
  • Iowa Library Association (ILA) Annual Conference, Cedar Rapids, IA, October 22-24, 2014
  • Health Science Librarians of Illinois (HSLA) Annual Conference, Champaign, IL, November 13-14, 2014
  • Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, November 30 - December 5, 2014

NLM Traveling Exhibitions in our Region:

General information: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/about/exhibition/travelingexhibitions.html.
Find an Exhibition Near You map at: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/about/exhibition/find-an-exhibition.html
  • Against the Odds: Making a Difference in Global Health will be sponsored by Drake University, Des Moines, IW, from Sept. 08 - Oct. 18, 2014
    Online Exhibition: http://apps.nlm.nih.gov/againsttheodds/
  • And There's the Humor of It: Shakespeare and the Four Humors will be on display at the University of Michigan Shapiro Library, Ann Arbor, MI, from Sept. 29 - Nov. 08, 2014; and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine - Galter Health Sciences Library, Chicago, IL, from Nov. 24 2014 - Jan. 03, 2015
    Online Exhibition: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/shakespeare/
  • Binding Wounds, Pushing Boundaries: African Americans in Civil War Medicine will be hosted by University of Louisville - Kornhauser Health Sciences Library, Louisville, KY, from Nov. 04, 2014 - Jan. 03, 2015
    Online Exhibition: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/bindingwounds/
  • Everyday Miracles: Medical Imagery in Ex-Votos will be on display at Marian University - Hackelmeier Memorial Library, Indianapolis, IN, from Oct. 13 - Nov. 22, 2014
    Online Exhibition: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/exvotos/
  • The Henkel Physicians: A Family's Life in Letters will be hosted by Baldwin Wallace University, Berea, OH; and Indiana - Purdue University
    Fort Wayne, IN from Oct. 20 - Nov. 29, 2014
    Online Exhibition: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/digicolls/henkel/index.html
  • Life and Limb: the Toll of the American Civil War will be hosted by Peninsula Valley Historic & Education Foundation, Peninsula, OH, from Sept. 29 - Nov. 08, 2014, and Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, Toledo, OH from Nov. 24, 2014 - Jan. 02, 2015
    Online Exhibition: https://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/lifeandlimb/
  • Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons will be sponsored by Youngstown State University - Melnick Medical Museum, Youngstown, OH, from Sept. 01 - Oct 11, 2014
    Online Exhibit: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/avoyagetohealth/

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Staff

  • Kate Carpenter, Director
  • Beth Layton, Associate Director
  • Holly Ann Burt, Outreach and Exhibits Coordinator
  • Rosalva Medina, Business Services Specialist
  • Samanthi Hewakapuge, Consumer Health Coordinator
  • Jacqueline Leskovec, Outreach, Planning and Evaluation Coordinator
  • Vacant, Technology Coordinator
  • Irene Williams, Network Services Coordinator
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