Reminder: September 1 Webinar on Applying for GMR Grants

Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)

September 1, 2016

(via Molly Olmstead, National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region)

This is a reminder that the National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region will be holding a webinar at 1:00 PM today, September 1, to provide background on applying for the awards that the GMR is currently offering. Bobbi Newman will lead the webinar. The link for registering is here. To access the webinar, go here, then choose “Enter as a Guest” and type in your name. The call-in information will appear on the next screen.

More information about each award, including the amount and the application deadline, follows. Note that the application deadline for all four awards is Friday, September 12.

Emergency Preparedness Award                                                                                                                                         Purpose: promote emergency preparedness through partnerships between state library organizations, public libraries, and local health departments and/or first responders through training of National Library of Medicine (NLM) resources                                                                                                                                                                                   Amount: up to $10,000                                                                                                                                                                    Number Offered: 3                                                                                                                                                                Application Deadline: Friday, September 12

Express Outreach Award                                                                                                                                                              Purpose: develop and implement outreach and education programs focused on National Library of Medicine (NLM) resources that reach health professionals and consumers in the region                                                                     Amount: up to $10,000                                                                                                                                                            Number Offered: 5                                                                                                                                                                        Application Deadline: Friday, September 12

Technology Improvement Award                                                                                                                            Purpose: increase the number of network members able to actively and effectively participate in National Library of Medicine (NLM) programs and services within the GMR                                                                                                     Amount: up to $5,000                                                                                                                                                                          Number Offered: 5                                                                                                                                                                             Application Deadline: Friday, September 12

Professional Development Award                                                                                                                                                Purpose: ensure that network members keep current on health sciences information topics and National Library of Medicine (NLM) resources                                                                                                                                                     Amount: up to $2,000                                                                                                                                                                  Number Offered: 8                                                                                                                                                              Application Deadline: Friday, September 12

If you have any questions about the awards or the training, please contact the Greater Midwest Region Office, at or (319) 353-4479.

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