Greater Midwest Region
The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) 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 NNLM to advance the progress of medicine and improve public health through access to health information.
Disaster Preparedness Training Opportunity
FREE For Public Librarians in the GMR
Get the word out! We're sponsoring our public librarian colleagues interested in attending the Disaster Preparedness preconference at ALA! Please let Bobbi Newman (firstname.lastname@example.org) know before Monday, June 2nd, if you are interested in attending. Our office will sponsor registration for this preconference, but cannot support other expenses, such as travel and lodging. (Please note revised date for notification.)
HIV AIDS Community Information Outreach Project 2017
Proposals are due July 10!
The National Library of Medicine is seeking proposals for the HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Project for libraries and other organizations to improve awareness of, access to, and use of HIV/AIDS medicine and public health information by organizations, institutions and agencies working in any phase of HIV/AIDS management.
Learning About LGBTIQ+ Safe Spaces
June is LGBT+ Pride Month
Learning how to be a better ally for LGBT+ individuals is about learning to support the humanity of everyone. Whether you are a member of the LGBT+ community or not, anyone can learn from this session. Join the GMR's sister region, SE/A, for a SEAside Webinar, Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 1:00 pm CT / 2:00 pm ET. Specific items that will be discussed within this presentation are: sexual orientation and sexual identity development; gender identity and development; gender neutral pronouns and their usage; and more.
NNLM Certificates are coming!
Certificates are coming!
Have you updated your organization profile in the Members Directory? Now's the time to confirm your organization's NNLM liaison and institution address, since that's how your new NNLM certicate will find you.