Training, Exhibit and Conference Awards available from the NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region!
The Middle Atlantic Region (MAR) of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) announces the availability of awards that: support access to health information for libraries, consumers, health professionals, and in particular those reaching underserved populations; enhance the capacity of libraries to share resources, strengthen network member librarians’ skills in the use of NLM databases; and increase the visibility of the NN/LM and NLM products and services.
Awards are for network members to conduct or obtain training, host conferences, and conduct outreach that raises the awareness of health information resources available to health professionals, consumers, and librarians.
Deadline for applications for all awards is March 30, 2007.
For members to support hosting a workshop, technology fair or forum, or other professional educational activity that will assist network members in developing their skills and knowledge, and enhance their abilities as participants in the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM). Multiple awards to a single institution are possible.
Online Training Development Awards
For members to support the development of instructional programs that improve the knowledge and skills of librarians, health care providers, and other groups. Courses are to be delivered over the web. Access to the web technology is available through MAR.
Online Training Awards
For members to support online instruction that will assist network members in developing their skills and knowledge, and enhance their abilities as participants in the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM).
For members’ participation at venues that promote health information resources. Funds support registration and fees, travel, and related expenses. Members can promote their local library resources while promoting the National Library of Medicine.
Outreach Conference Awards
To fund two conferences: one on health disparities and one on health literacy. The goal of these awards is to identify regional issues in health disparities and information literacy by involving key players, including staff of public and health sciences libraries, community- or faith-based organizations, and research institutes that can inform,educate, and potentially build partnerships within the region.
For more information, or to apply for an award go to: http://nnlm.gov/mar/funding/