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Four New Funding Opportunities from NN/LM SCR

The NN/LM SCR announces four new funding opportunities. Deadline to apply for all Awards: November 15, 2006. To see all funding opportunities, go to http://nnlm.gov/scr/funding/fundopp.html

Access to Electronic Consumer Health Information:
Amount of funding: one (1) award up to $25,000
This award will focus on projects designed to improve access to electronic consumer health information. The proposed projects may target individuals and organizations providing health information to the public, as well as targeting the public directly. Potential projects include: demonstrating and teaching the use of PubMed, MedlinePlus, ClinicalTrials.gov, PHpartners.org, additional NLM databases, and other sources to obtain health information; and promoting awareness of relevant health information resources at the regional, state, and local level.
This award requires a formal proposal.
More information is available at: http://nnlm.gov/scr/funding/aechi8-06.html

Express Outreach Award
Amount of funding: eleven (11) projects up to $5,000 each will be awarded
The purpose of this award is to support a wide range of outreach projects aimed at improving access to and use of the National Library of Medicine’s databases. Proposed Outreach Projects may target: underserved or unaffiliated healthcare professionals, public libraries, public health workers and/or the general public. This Call for Applications replaces the separate Express Consumer Health, Express Public Health and Express Outreach Calls advertised in the 2001-2006 RML Contract.
More information on the award is available at: http://nnlm.gov/scr/funding/exp_outreach8-06.html
An application for the Express Outreach Award is available at: http://nnlm.gov/scr/funding/exp_outreach8-06app.html

Information Access Improvement Project Award (IAIP):
Amount of funding: five (5) projects up to $5,000 each will be awarded
The purpose of the IAIP Award is to provide an opportunity to Network members interested in improving access to Internet-based health information including NLM products and services. Funds may be requested for items including: computer equipment, software and Internet Service Provider fees.
More information on the award is available at: http://nnlm.gov/scr/funding/iaip8-06.html
An application for the IAIP award is available at: http://nnlm.gov/scr/funding/iaip8-06app.html

Professional Development Award:
Amount of funding: five (5) projects up to $1,000 each will be awarded. This award is intended to cover the costs of professional development courses such as registration fees and travel expenses (airfare, hotel, per diem, etc.).
More information on the award is available at: http://nnlm.gov/scr/funding/pda8-06.html
An application for the Professional Development Award is available at: http://nnlm.gov/scr/funding/pda8-06app.html

For further information, contact:

Michelle Malizia
Public Health Outreach Coordinator
michelle.malizia@exch.library.tmc.edu
Or
Karen Vargas
Consumer Health Outreach Coordinator
karen.vargas@exch.library.tmc.edu

NN/LM SCR
1133 John Freeman Blvd
Houston, TX 77030-2809
voice: 713-799-7880 or 800-338-7657 (AR, LA, NM, OK, TX only)
fax: 713-790-7030

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