NN/LM New England Region Awards
The National Network of Libraries of Medicine funds projects to advance the National Library of Medicine’s mission to improve access to health information and support the services of NN/LM Network Members. Below is a list of funding categories to help you start thinking about your projects and applications. Please direct any questions to Mary Piorun.
May 2016 - April 2017 Funding Opportunities
|Funding Category||Purpose||Maximum Funding per Award|
|Focused Outreach||Increase access to NLM resources in focused outreach areas via short-term outreach projects.
|Community Engagement||Support short-term outreach projects that involve advancing health information resources in collaboration with local community groups.||$10,000|
|Exhibit||Provide members with the opportunity to promote health information resources at state and local venues.||$2,000|
|Community Preparedness||Assist Network Members in becoming active participants in their communities’ emergency preparedness, response, and recovery planning.||$7,500|
|Technology Improvement||Enhance technology access to and delivery of health information for Network Members, health professionals, and consumers.||$7,500|
|Knowledge Management||Support projects that stimulate innovations in biomedical knowledge management and information services at the health care or research institution.||$10,000|
|Resource Sharing||Support projects that broaden access to health information.||$7,500|
|Member Programs||A. Support the development of instructional programs that improve the knowledge and skills of librarians and health information professionals.
ORB. Support the development of instructional programs that improve the knowledge and skills of librarians and health information professionals in resource sharing or data management.
|Sub-Award: Please contact Mary Piorun for additional information||A. In-depth work, involving multiple collaborators to assist Network Members and other health-related agencies in their efforts to provide information services and training to health care works, librarians, and consumers not normally reached.
ORB. In-depth work, involving multiple collaborators to assist Network Members in their efforts to support access to biomedical and health information, as well as researchers in data management practice.