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GREATER MIDWEST REGION

Past Funded Projects

2017
Title Description Amount
Express Outreach: Great Lakes Science Boot Camp

Now in its third year, the Great Lakes Science Boot Camp for Librarians provides affordable educational and networking opportunities for STEM Librarians working in the Greater Midwest Region.

$3,325
Express Outreach: Health Information Outreach to Homeless Patients at the HOPE Recuperative Care Center

The Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB) will collaborate with the HOPE Hospitality & Warming Center in Pontiac, Michigan to empower discharged homeless patients in its

$9,984
Express Outreach: Information Needs Assessment of Unaffiliated North Dakota Rural Health Professionals and Biomedical Researchers

University of North Dakota (UND) Health Sciences Library librarians will develop or select appropriate information needs assessment tools and methods to assess the information needs of unaffiliated

$9,956
Outreach Library 2016-2017: Indiana University Ruth Lilly Medical Library

The GMR Outreach Award allows the Outreach Librarian of the Ruth Lilly Medical Library to attend multiple events as an exhibitor, pays for a small portion of The Outreach Librarian's salary, a

$4,777
Outreach Library 2016-2017: Ohio State University Prior Health Sciences Library

Outreach is an integral part of The Ohio State University Health Sciences Library and this area of service is overseen by Judith A.

$5,000
Outreach Library 2016-2017: University of Illinois at Chicago Library of the Health Sciences

Exhibiting and outreach throughout Illinois via University of Illinois at Chicago library sites.

$4,939
Outreach Library 2016-2017: University of Iowa Hardin Library

Exhibit and outreach at the Delivering the Vision of Comprehensive Health Services in Rural Iowa Annual meeting of Rebalancing Health Care in the Heartland (sponsored by the UIowa Health Sciences P

$2,304
Outreach Library 2016-2017: University of North Dakota Health Science Library

The UND Health Sciences Library has assigned clinical campus librarians to work in four quadrants of the state.

$5,000
Outreach Library 2016-2017: Wayne State Shiffman Medical Library

Health Information outreach and exhibiting in the greater Detroit area for underserved and underrepresented populations.

$5,000
Tech Improve: Enhancing User Experience: Providing a Visual Browser for Electronic Journal

The mission of Blessing Health Professions Library is to enhance learning, research, and patient care by effectively managing knowledge-based resources for the 21st century.

$3,995
Tech Improve: Technology Adaptation to Promote Employee Connectivity

The aims of this project are to equip the health sciences librarians at the University of North Dakota with technology that will improve their ability to

$940
2016
Title Description Amount
Community Engagement: Elkhart General Hospital/Seed to Feed Learning Garden

The Medical Library proposes to support an innovative Learning Garden at Elkhart General Hospital by training staff with quality clinical and patient education resources sponsored by the National L

$4,478
Community Engagement: Health & Wellness Backpack Program

The Munson Community Health Library will collaborate with the Grand Traverse Commission on Aging Senior Center Network to develop a health and wellness backpack program.

$4,457
Community Engagement: Healthy Living Outreach for Seniors

Siouxland Libraries would like to start providing a healthy lifestyles outreach program at Sunnycrest Retirement Village.

$4,440
Greater Midwest Region 2016-2021

The Hardin Library for the Health Sciences (HLHS), University of Iowa will assist the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM), a program of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) with its

$1,296,758
Professional Development: Evidence-Based Medicine for the Medical Librarian

Professional Development funds will be applied to fees associated with registration for the eight-week online course Evidence-Based Medicine for the Medical Librarian offer by the University of

$450
Target Project: 2016 Great Lakes Science Boot Camp Planning

Building on the success of the initial Great Lakes Science Boot Camp, a team of several libraries and library organizations are planning to hold another Great Lakes Science Boot Camp in Summer 2016

$11,280
Tech Improvement: Supporting Medical Students in Rural Clinical Rotations

Effective July 2015, the National Shelf Exams, for medical students, changed from paper examinations to online testing. The West AHEC Medical Librarian proctors national shelf examinations.

$4,220
Tech Improvement: Tablets for Health Professions Students

ACTC Library seeks to increase health professions students? access to technology in order to make them more successful in their jobs after graduation.

$4,326
2015
Title Description Amount
Community Engagement: A Healthy Community Begins With Information

Although this library is open to the public, it currently restricts computer use and print to its institutional population.

$0

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