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Archive for October, 2011

NLM Show Off Your Apps Contest Winners Announced

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

This year, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) had a contest that challenged people to create apps that could use NLM’s vast collection of biomedical data.  The winners have been announced!  Thank you to all of the Entrants that participated in NLM’s first software challengeHere are the winners and honorable mentions.

5 Winners Selected:

iAnatomy app

5 Honorable Mentions:

Congratulations to the winners and the honorable mentions!

Become a GMR Sponsored site for the MLA Webinar on E-Science

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

The GMR is offering to sponsor a number of sites for the upcoming MLA Webinar: Connecting E-science and Team Science: The Changing Nature of Research to be held on Friday, November 18, 2011, from 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m., CST.

Visit: http://nnlm.gov/gmr/funding/mlawebcast/ for detailed information on how to become a sponsored site.

The GMR will cover the registration costs for up to two (2) sites per state in the region for this webcast. Because of the limited number of sites we can sponsor, we encourage you to work with your state and local librarian groups to identify centralized locations. Sites will be selected based on geographical location, accessibility, and potential number of attendees.

The deadline to email/fax your registration and email additional information to the GMR is NOON, Wednesday, October 26, 2011.

Contact Holly Burt at the GMR, if you have any questions and for more information on this webcast, visit:
http://www.mlanet.org/education/distance_ed/escience/escience_webinar.html

National Medical Librarians Month – GMR Projects Highlighted

Monday, October 3rd, 2011

Each year the National Library of Medicine highlights projects from across the country on their webpage.  The web pages of featured projects for National Medical Librarians Month 2011 are available at: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/lo/profiles11/. This year the GMR included five projects from among recent subcontracts and awards.  Congratulations to these selected programs: Munson Digital Archive Project, Touch Technology Multilingual Health Information, Assessing Mental Health Information Needs of Clergy of Portage, Health-E Public: Improving Access to Health Information Resources for Public Health Professionals in Southeastern Wisconsin County, and Building the Future with Community Health Information.  Read about them at: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/lo/profiles11/gmr.html.

For suggestions on Promoting Your Library this month, visit at: http://nnlm.gov/gmr/member/advocacy/.

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