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Archive for May, 2009

Technology Funding Opportunities from the NN/LM SCR

Friday, May 8th, 2009

The NN/LM SCR is now accepting applications for Year 4 technology funding opportunities:

Information Access Improvement Project Award:

The purpose of the Information Access Improvement Project (IAIP) award is to provide an opportunity to the NN/LM SCR Network members interested in improving access to Internet-based health information including National Library of Medicine products and services. At least five (5) projects of up to $5,000 each will be awarded.

Application deadline for IAIP: August 3, 2009, 5:00 CST and February 1, 2010, 5:00 pm CST

Library Technology Award:

The purpose of the Library Technology Award (LTA) is to assist full Network member libraries in the NN/LM SCR that are interested in implementing large-scale technology applications to further encourage library improvement and expansion of library services.  Three (3) projects up to $20,000 each will be awarded.

Application deadline for LTA: August 3, 2009, 5:00pm, CST

For more information, please see: http://nnlm.gov/scr/funding/

Funding Opportunity: Library Student Outreach

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

The NN/LM SCR is now accepting applications for the 2009 Library Student Outreach funding opportunity.  The purpose of this award is to promote the value of outreach to library school students interested in health sciences librarianship.

The award provides funding for students to attend and participate in NN/LM SCR outreach activities at the South Central Chapter (SCC) of the Medical Library Association’s Annual Meeting taking place in Tulsa, OK October 17 – 21, 2009.  At the conference, students will attend meetings and other activities designed for them to learn about the importance of health information outreach and outreach services conducted by librarians in the South Central Region.  (more…)

Add Widget about 2009 H1N1 Flu to Your Website

Friday, May 1st, 2009

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)  has created a widget that you can add to your website that links to HHS and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) information about the 2009 H1N1 Flu.  Find directions for putting the widget on your website at the bottom of this HHS web page: http://www.hhs.gov/web/library/index.html.