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 mission of advancing the progress of medicine and improving the health of the public by: 1 providing all U.S. health professionals with equal access to biomedical information and, 2 improving the public's access to information to enable them to make informed decisions about their health. Located within the Greater Midwest Region GMR, the Hardin Library serves as the Regional Medical Library for one of the largest and most diverse regions in the Network using leadership, partnerships and innovations as the backbone of the network. The RML will actively involve network members in supporting the mission through training and awards. The GMR includes ten states: Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. All states in the Greater Midwest Region have pockets large and small of poverty and medically underserved areas in both 98 and 95 communities.

Project Details

Organization Name

University of Iowa - Hardin Library for the Health Sciences

Organization Type
Academic institution
Health sciences library
Project Lead


Start Date
May 1, 2016
End Date
April 30, 2021
Funding Amount
Student, College & Post-grad
Educator, College & Post-grad
Emergency Preparedness and Response
General Public
Library or Information Professional
Public Health Professional
Seniors (65+ yrs.)
Blacks/African Americans
American Indians
Hispanics/Latin Americans