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  • Awardee Project Reports / April 24, 2014

Awardee: Robyn Hillman-Harrigan, Rockaway Rescue Alliance Shore Soup Project
Project: Rockaway Rescue Alliance Shore Soup Project Technology Improvement from Superstorm Sandy
Description: The Shore Soup Project intends to utilize technological resources received from this award to establish an ongoing health education program for local residents who are recovering from the effects of Hurricane Sandy.  In partnership with Queens Public–Peninsula Branch, health information librarians will hold information sessions at the Soup Shore during which attendees can find information regarding the health effects of mold and other health and community issues brought on by Sandy.  Soup Shore staff will also be trained to assist with health information needs.

Awardee: Elizabeth Irish, Schaffer Library of Health Sciences, Albany Medical College
Project: Educating K-12 Professionals to Meet the Health Information Needs of Special Needs Children and Their Parents: A Collaborative Outreach Project of Albany Medical College and the East Greenbush Central School District
Description: Schaffer Library of Health Science Library, Albany Medical College (AMC) are collaborating with EGCSD Pupil Personnel Services and Special Education Department to develop and provide two train-the-trainers sessions to professional school staff and to extend the knowledge gained in these sessions to parents of special needs children as appropriate.   AMC librarians will provide train the trainer sessions to EGCSD personnel.

Awardee: Michele Klein-Fedyshin, Health Sciences Library System, University of Pittsburgh
Project: Assessment of Information Literary Skills and Training Needs of Hospice Nurses
Description: The University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Library System (HSLS), in collaboration with the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA), proposes to assess the information needs and information literacy of the hospice/ palliative care nurses working in the community in the Middle Atlantic Region (MAR).  The primary goals of the project are to identify (1) current access to evidence-based practice resources, (2) skill levels in information literacy and (3) any need for training.