ABQ Public Library Individualized Health Information Program 2020-2021

A health 12 will be hired by ABQ to exclusively provide program support, extend the educational offerings of the program, promote the program, provide health information in-service training for library staff, and offer health information education to the Albuquerque Public Library community. The health 12 will be physically located within the ABQ Public Library and receive program assignments from the NNLM SCR Community Engagement Coordinator. Projects will be assigned by the NNLM SCR Community Engagement Coordinator with discrete timelines and deliverables denoted for each task. Duties will include developing and offering a health information outreach program for the ABQ library system, with the goal of having educational programming integrated into each branch within the system.

Project Details

Organization Name

Albuquerque Public Library

Organization Type
All of Us
Public library
Project Lead

Josh Rosenquest

New Mexico
Start Date
May 1, 2020
End Date
April 30, 2021
Funding Amount
General Public
Library or Information Professional
Adults (19-64 yrs.)
Children (0-12 yrs.)
Adults (19-64 yrs.)
Seniors (65+ yrs.)
Teens (13-18 yrs.)
Blacks/African Americans
Asians/Asian Americans
Hispanics/Latin Americans
Region: Region 5

The goal of the NNLM is to advance the progress of medicine and improve public health by providing U.S. health professionals with equal access to biomedical information and improving individuals' access to information to enable them to make informed decisions about their health.

The University of Washington Health Sciences Library serves as the Regional Medical Library (RML) for Region 5, which provides programs, services, and dedicated support for NNLM Members in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, and U.S. Territories and Freely Associated States in the Pacific.

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