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Archive for 2008

2007 AIDS Community Outreach Projects Funded

In September, 2007, the National Library of Medicine made funding awards for the 14th round of AIDS Community Information Outreach Projects. Since the beginning of this program in 1994, NLM has continued its HIV/AIDS-related outreach efforts to community-based organizations, patient advocacy groups, faith-based organizations, state and local departments of health, and libraries, including public libraries. The program is designed to support local efforts for improving information access for HIV/AIDS patients and the affected community as well as their caregivers. Emphasis is on providing information or access in a way meaningful to the target community. (more…)

Are you ready for Social Networking?

Everyone’s talking about it! Perhaps you’ve explored MySpace, Facebook, or LinkedIn. Your library may be using these sites to communicate with your library’s clientele — or thinking about doing so. Maybe you’ve attended workshops on Web 2.0. You may have read the reports of MLA’s Social Networking Software Task Force. Do you want to learn more? (more…)

E-Licensing: Where do we stand?

In December, we surveyed PSR Network members to determine their involvement and interest in cooperative licensing of electronic resources. We were surprised and delighted with the response. We received 115 completed surveys from individual member libraries. (more…)

NLM Announces New Research Grant Program for Bioinformatics

The National Library of Medicine has released information regarding an R01 grant program titled “NLM Express Research Grants in Biomedical Informatics.” (more…)

EFTS Continues to Grow in the Pacific Southwest!

Did you know that the National Library of Medicine encourages all DOCLINE libraries to join EFTS? (more…)

An interview with Joe Pozdol, UCLA MLIS Graduate Student and NN/LM PSR Intern