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Information Technology and Public Awareness Award
Technology/Electronic Health Information Awareness Awards

The NN/LM Southeastern/Atlantic (SE/A), as part of its outreach program, is accepting applications from SE/A network members to promote the awareness of and use of information and technology at conferences for health professionals, librarians or health consumers.

For more information about this funding opportunity and how to apply, please click here.


Funded Projects May 2006-April 2011

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East Tennessee State University
The staff of the ETSU Quillen Medical Library will host a technology fair. They will have invited speakers and exhibits of new technology.
July 1, 2009 - June 20, 2010

Greenville County Library System
The Greenville County Library System will hold a community health fair in January, 2011. The fair will feature a keynote speaker, information booths, and hands-on classes on consumer health resources.
May 1, 2010 - April 30, 2011

Medical University of South Carolina
The Medical University of South Carolina Library will hold a technology fair during the fall semester, 2010 to promote emerging technology-enabled initiatives and educational innovation. A keynote speaker and faculty will present on projects and technology that promote collaboration across departments and colleges and projects that find and incorporate digital content in research and learning.
May 1, 2010 - April 30, 2011

Mid-Atlantic Chapter of MLA
The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association will use the funds for a speaker at the 2009 joint annual meeting in October in Atlantic City, NJ. The speaker will address how technology can be used in consumer and patient health.
May 1, 2009 - April 20, 2010

Mid-Atlantic Chapter of MLA
The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of MLA will present a technology symposium on October 12, 2007 in Baltimore, MD, in conjunction with its annual meeting. They plan to invite at least three presenters to speak on new and emerging technologies or on specific technologies. They will hold a question and answer period following the program.
May 1, 2007 - April 30, 2008

Mississippi Public Health Association
The Mississippi Public Health Association in partnership with the University of Mississippi Rowland Medical Library will hold a cybercafe at the 2009 annual meeting. Training sessions will be held on NLM resources including disaster and emergency response and general health resources.
May 1, 2009 - April 30, 2010

Southern Chapter of MLA
The Southern Chapter of MLA will present a technology speaker/forum at their meeting, St. Petersburg, FL, November 12-16, 2010. 150 medical librarians are expected to attend.
May 1, 2010 - April 30, 2011

Southern Chapter of MLA
The Southern Chapter of the Medical Library Association will use the funding to support a keynote speaker at the annual 2009 meeting in October in Memphis, TN. The proposed speaker will address important technology issues specifically related to medical librarians and how information technology can foster a working relationship with medical libraries.
May 1, 2009 - April 30, 2010

Southern Chapter of MLA
The Southern Chapter/MLA will present a 3 or 4 hour session that focuses on new technologies and how they are used in libraries to expand/improve services and access to resources. The session will be held on the afternoon of Tuesday, November 13, 2007, as part of the Southern Chapter/MLA’s annual meeting in the convention hotel, the Francis Marion, Charleston, SC. The program will include 2-3 speakers, representative of academic and hospital libraries who will focus on the impact new technologies bring to libraries and how we can provide appropriate library services for the new generation of library user. Speakers will introduce the audience to the “tech-speak” of these new technologies, discuss opportunities for use, and describe practical, operational applications.
May 1, 2007 - April 30, 2008

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University of Maryland, Baltimore
Mobile Devices Fair
The staff of the Health Sciences and Human Services Library will provide a mobile technology event in the spring 2010. Speakers and exhibits are planned.
September 4, 2009 - August 31, 2010

University of Maryland, Baltimore
The Health Sciences and Human Services Library will host a conference to explore and investigate the impact and future of social networking on the academic environment, teaching and learning, research, service and consumer health. A spring 2008 conference at the University of Maryland Baltimore is planned with speakers and informal discussion sessions with local experts.
May 1, 2007 - April 30, 2008

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
The UNC Health Sciences Library will host a program in Fall 2008. The program will bring together two engaging and influential scientific minds to address issues of open access, the 2008 NIH public access policy law and connecting the scientific information from previous works with new and important discoveries. The program builds on three previous held events on scholarly publishing of North Carolina 2008 program.
March 31, 2008 - October 31, 2008

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2006
The Health Sciences Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will present a program to raise awareness of some of the issues around scholarly communications, specifically regarding Google in the health information economy. The program will take place in Chapel Hill, October 26, 2006 and be videotaped and placed on the internet for viewing.
September 13, 2006 - October 30, 2006

University of South Alabama
A one and half day event is planned for October 2007. The first day will be a half day event to include two clinicians/speakers who are experts on using evidence at the point of care. The presentation will be held at the USA Medical Center Conference Room with audiences participating on USA campus, USA Children’s Women’s Hospital, Infirmary West Hospital, Mobile Infirmary, Thomas Hospital in Fairhope, AL, Southwest Memorial Hospital in Foley, and McMillan Hospital in Brewton, AL, through teleconferencing, as well. Two sets of events are planned on the second day: vendor exhibits and a PDA lab that include different types of PDAs/Smart Phones with medical, drug, emergency medicine and EMR software for demo as well as presentations from librarians and vendors on using technology/information.
May 1, 2007 - April 30, 2008

University of South Alabama
University of South Alabama 2006
The staff of the University of South Alabama Biomedical Library will sponsor a cybercafe at the Medical Association of the State of Alabama annual meeting, April 11-15, 2007, Birmingham, AL. A cybercafe with six computers and classes are planned.
September 13, 2006 - April 30, 2007

University of Virginia
The University of Virginia Claude Moore Health Sciences Library will hold an InfoFair in Fall 2007 to increase participants knowledge and hands-on use of emerging technology. The fair will provide access to speakers, vendor displays, demonstrations and short classes.
May 1, 2007 - April 30, 2008

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia Commonwealth University 2006
The VCU Tompkins McCaw Library will host a Mobile Technology Fair in Richmond, VA, April, 2007. The fair will promote use of mobile technology to improve health information access, introduce students and others to new technologies and promote technology literacy.
September 13, 2006 - April 30, 2007

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