Deadline for NN/LM SCR Funding Coming Soon
Just a reminder: August 3th is the deadline for several of the funding opportunities available from the NN/LM SCR office:
Access to Electronic Consumer Health Information:
This funding is for a project that uses electronic consumer health information to assist health professionals, their patients and/or the general public to find the health information resources they need to make informed health care decisions. Three (3) projects up to $25,000 each will be available.
Express Outreach Award:
This funding is for a project that will highlight the National Library of Medicine’s databases to improve access to health and biomedical information. Special consideration will be given to first-time applicants for this award. Thirteen (13) projects up to $5,000 each will be awarded.
Information Access Improvement Project Award:
The purpose of the IAIP award is to help NN/LM SCR Network members to improve their access to Internet-based health information including National Library of Medicine products and services. Ten (10) projects up to $5,000 each will be awarded.
The purpose of the LTA award is to assist full Network members in the NN/LM SCR to implement large-scale technology applications to further encourage library improvement and expansion of library services. Three (3) projects up to $20,000 will be awarded.
Professional Development Award:
The purpose of this award is to enable individuals at NN/LM SCR Network member institutions to expand professional knowledge and experience to provide improved health information access to health care professionals and consumers. Ten (10) awards up to $1,000 each are available.
Partners in Public Health Information Outreach
The purpose of the Partners in Public Health Information Outreach award is to provide the public health workforce with timely, convenient access to information resources that can help them perform their jobs more effectively.
Two (2) projects up to $25,000 will be awarded.
Library Student Award
The purpose of this award is to promote the value of outreach to library school students interested in health sciences librarianship. As part of the award, students would attend the South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association in Tulsa taking place October 17-21. Ten (10) awards are available. This award is intended to cover all expenses, up to $1,400 per student