NN/LM – GMR Holds Monthly Update for August

Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)

August 19, 2016

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region held its monthly update webinar for August on Monday, the 15th. (The update takes place usually on the third Monday of each month.) A recording of the presentation is available here. Some of the main topics that the presentation covered are below.

  • The national office of the NN/LM has approved funding for the Express Outreach Award. The Award funds the creation and management of education and outreach programs, specifically those providing health professionals and consumers with information on the National Library of Medicine resources available to them. The deadline to apply is Monday, September 12. More information can be found here.
  • Information on the state liaisons for the Greater Midwest Region is now available in the staff directory. The liaison for Illinois is GMR Network Librarian Jacqueline Leskovec.
  • The GMR staff will be making resource visits to libraries in each of the states in the Greater Midwest Region. The Illinois visits are scheduled for August.
  • The GMR will be changing the name of its blog from The Cornflower toMidwest Matters, based on poll results.

The next NN/LM – GMR monthly update will take place on Monday, September 19. Attendees are welcome to submit questions to the presenters ahead of time. To access the form for doing so, and to view the slides of other past GMR updates, go here.

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