The Greater Midwest Region

Map of the Greater Midwest Region

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) office for the Greater Midwest Region is located at Hardin Library for the Health Sciences at the University of Iowa. By collaborating, training, and funding over 1,100 health centers, health departments, community organizations, as well as medical, public and school libraries in a 10 state region, the office supports the mission of the NN/LM to advance the progress of medicine and improve public health through access to health information.

  • GMR Office Continues to Grow

    Molly Olmstead is the new GMR Administrative Services Coordinator

    Our office is pleased to announce that Molly Olmstead has accepted the position of Administrative Services Coordinator for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Greater Midwest Region.

    Molly has been employed as the Administration & Human Resources Secretary for the University Libraries’ since August 2015. During her time in that role, Molly processed HRIS transactions, time records, maintained employee information, tracked expenses, and coordinated the student employment program. Prior to this, Molly was employed as a Project Coordinator at Pearson, supporting ongoing operational assessment. In her new role with the GMR office, Molly will be processing travel transactions, registering for and maintaining a schedule of exhibiting, serving as a first point of contact for the GMR office phone number and email address, processing sub-awards and updating awardees on funding progress, handling NLM brochure mailings to members, assisting with communications, and assisting with maintaining entries in the NN/LM exhibit database.

    Molly holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in English and Journalism and is a passionate fan of Faulkner.

  • Join the Network

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    The goal of NN/LM is to enhance access to health information for health professionals and the public.

    Reasons to Join:

    • The Network provides opportunities for professional development by offering training workshops
    • Members can use the Member Lending Library to borrow professional material
    • The GMR offers network members opportunities to apply for funding for their libraries

    Learn more about how to Join Our Network.