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.

Click on a state name for informational resources

Illinois  Indiana   Iowa     Kentucky    Michigan 
Minnesota      North Dakota       Ohio        South Dakota        Wisconsin     

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  • Training Opportunities: NLM Resources

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    NN/LM Resource Picks is a collaborative, bimonthly, webcast series featuring the National Library of Medicine resources to increase awareness of these resources as well as encourage their integration by libraries and other organizations to more fully serve their colleagues and communities. Be sure to get these dates on your calendar!

    • AIDSource and AIDSInfo Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 2pm CT/3pm ET
    • PubMed Update Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 2pm CT/3pm ET
    • History of Medicine Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 2pm CT/3pm ET
    • Drug Information Portal Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 2pm CT/3pm ET
    • PubMed Health Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 2pm CT/3pm ET
  • The GMR Update

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    The GMR Update

    Tune in the third Monday of the month, 2:00 pm CT, to hear whats new and news-worthy in the GMR.

    The slideset and recording from our last GMR Update will be available soon!

    Our next GMR Update: Monday, November 21, 2016, 2:00 pm CT.  Pose your questions so that we can tailor the Update to your needs.

  • Lake Effects: Disaster Preparedness and Planning

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    Lake Effects

    October 31, 2016 1:00 pm Central Time
    Never attended a disaster planning session because you are the entire staff for your library? This is the webinar for you!

    Nancy E Kraft from the University of Iowa libraries discusses tools available for and give tips on overcoming roadblocks to writing a disaster plan. She will also discuss how to "expand" your staff in time of emergencies and will give tips on first response to a disaster.

    Registration required.