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Outreach Services | Shiffman Medical Library: About SML Outreach Services

Our Vision and Mission

Vera P. Shiffman Medical Library Outreach Advisory Council

Vision:
An informed, healthy and thriving community.

Mission:
Be a gateway to reliable health information by developing
partnerships that educate, engage and empower the community.

Services:

Special events and activities are free and open to the community with RSVP. Visit our Featured Events page for upcoming events and activities.

Need to access health information online? Shiffman Library has designated computers available to the community for health information research.

Need health information for yourself or a loved one?
Try our Health News and Information website:Health News and Information

What Are NN/LM Regional Outreach Libraries?

Vera P. Shiffman Medical Library is a designated Outreach Library for the National Library of Medicine, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Greater Midwest Region.

Outreach Libraries assist the Greater Midwest Region of the National Network of Medical Libraries (GMR NN/LM) with expanding the awareness of and access to National Library of Medicine (NLM) resources by teaching classes, providing document delivery services, partnering with affiliate members of the network to conduct outreach projects, and exhibiting and/or presenting at community events or meetings.

Event Photo Gallery

Yellow Wallpaper

Posters & Flyers (Downloadable)

Shiffman Outreach Advisory Council

2016 - 2021

LaVentra E. Danquah, MLIS | Library Director, Interim
Wayne State University
Shiffman Medical Library

Sandra Martin, MLS | Emeritus
Wayne State University
Shiffman Medical Library

Shawn Bennis, MSN, RN
Henry Ford Health System,
Ad-hoc

Jena Baker-Calloway, MPH
Michigan State University
Detroit Center

Jason Brooks, Ph.D.
Wayne State University
School of Medicine

Mary Kordyban, MLIS
Detroit Public Library Main Branch

Jennifer Mendez, Ph.D.
Wayne State University
School of Medicine

Wendi Winston, MLIS
Michigan State University
College of Osteopathic Medicine


Shiffman Medical Library Outreach Advisory Council meets monthly to plan community programs and events. For more information about the advisory council or programs contact LaVentra E. Danquah, Shiffman Medical Library Director, Interim, 313-577-9083 or laventra@wayne.edu.

Program Funding:

Projects have been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Grant Number 1UG4LM012346-01 with The University of Iowa, and Wayne State University Libraries for Vera P. Shiffman Medical Library Outreach Services.