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- Awardee Project Reports / July 31, 2014
Awardee: Bridget Quinn-Carey, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Queens Public Library
Project: Queens Library Mobile Health Information Classroom
Description: Superstorm Sandy has had a devastating effect on the residents of Far Rockaway. Two Queens public libraries were severely damaged and will be under repair for some time. Mobile units are being used. This award supports technology purchases for Queens Library to offer health information services within the mobile units.
- Awardee Project Reports / August 12, 2014
Awardee: Ophelia Morey, Associate Librarian, Health Sciences Library, University of Buffalo
Project: Bridging the Gap II: Outreach to Improve Public Awareness and Access to Health Information
Description: This project will target primarily the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library (B&ECPL) adult library patrons including seniors who visit urban, suburban and rural library locations, in addition to health-related professionals who may serve these areas. The purpose of this project is to inform the target population about health information available from the partnership between the B&ECPL and the University at Buffalo Health Sciences Library (UB HSL), including increasing awareness about resources and services of the National Library of Medicine.
Awardee: Christopher Tosh, Coordinator, Hospital Library Program, Capital District Library Council
Project: Capital District Hospital Library Catalogs Technology Improvement Project Proposal
Description: The Capital District Library Council (CDLC) will purchase and implement web-based public access online library catalogs for 11 hospital libraries that are members of CDLC’s Hospital Library Service Program. CDLC will also create a new union catalog of 11 hospital libraries. Making these catalogs and their holdings available online will provide faster and more efficient access to library health and medical information resource holdings. Efficient access to information will improve the provision of healthcare to the patients and clientele of these member hospitals.