Award Recipient Project Reports (Lunch with the RML session)
Date / Time: October 31, 2013 / Noon – 1 pm
Where: Online / No registration required
Awardee: Deborah Magnan, Samuel and Sandra Hekemian Medical Library, Hackensack University Medical Center
Project: Hackensack UMC PC Upgrade Project
Description: The Samuel & Sandra Hekemian Medical Library and its Community Health Library (CHL) were in need of new computers for library staff members and CHL end‐users. Current computers were outdated and inefficient in providing access to health and other needed information.
Awardee: Mark D. Puterbaugh, Warner Memorial Library, Eastern University
Project: Mobile Instructional and Design Lab
Description: Eastern University developed a Mobile Instructional and Design Lab (MIDL) to develop and use new technologies to meet the needs of a rapidly changing and growing mobile population. MIDL partnered with Eastern University faculty to incorporate health information literacy into mobile formats.
Awardee: Shelly Warwick, Touro-Harlem Medical Library, Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine/Touro College of Pharmacy
Project: Enhancement of Student Learning and Community Outreach through the Use of Portable Devices
Description: This was a proposal to purchase 15 iPad tablets, plus accessories to: improve assistance in the library, show students how portable devices can be used to provide better patient care during clerkships and practice experiences, and enable enhanced teaching possibilities to small groups of students and community residents in non-computer classroom settings both through instruction by library personnel and by lending some or all of the iPads to others who wish to teach in non-computer classroom settings.