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Title Summary Project Period
The Interactive County-Level FAIR Health Data Web Tool for Librarians & Health Professionals Initiative

The Interactive County-Level Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable FAIR Health Data Web Tool for Librarians & Health Professionals Initiative will consist of 4 phases to establish and sustain an interactive web tool for librarians and local health professionals to access FAIR local community health assessment data. The purpose of this web tool is to provide librarians and local health professionals with a simple to operate and easy to understand user interface that utilizes raw county-level health data we have organized in our cloud-based database Amazon Aurora.

May 1, 2019 - April 30, 2021
PD - Library Marketing & Communication Conf. 2020 - Spencer

Awardee will attend the 2020 Library Marketing & Communications Virtual Conference in November 2020 and to participate in the individual coaching and mentoring program for the duration of the award period.

November 1, 2020 - April 30, 2021
RAM Educational Outreach

Remote Area Medical RAM is a major nonprofit provider of pop-up clinics with a mission to prevent pain and alleviate suffering by providing free, quality healthcare to those in need. RAMs clinics provide free dental, vision, and medical services to everyone regardless of background in an ongoing effort to fill healthcare gaps. Since its founding in 1985, RAM has delivered more than $16,000,000 in care to more than 835,000 individuals. RAM provides services on a first-come, first-served basis at no cost to the patients.

June 1, 2020 - April 30, 2021
Combatting COVID-19 Misinformation with Health Literacy Microcontent

The COVID-19 pandemic is disproportionately impacting underserved and underrepresented minority communities, highlighting the public health effects of deeply-rooted institutional distrust. This campaign provides easily accessible, culturally appropriate information to vulnerable populations through a multimedia campaign conducted through means compatible with social distancing guidelines.

January 25, 2021 - April 30, 2021
Connect for your health

Connect for your health is a partnership between Hershey Public Library and the Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center to bring consumer health resources to those in our community who fall between the cracks of the digital divide. A series of virtual workshops will introduce attendees to the wealth of resources available online and in their community to support their health and wellness. This program will be targeted to those in our community who do not have in-home internet access. Attendees will be provided with a laptop and internet hot spot in order to attend.

September 1, 2020 - April 30, 2021
Library Project 8: Teaching Information Literacy and Evidence-Based Practice Skills to Graduate Nursing Students via Asynchronous Interactive Online Tutorials

Brenau University is introducing a new entry-level masters of science in nursing. Evidence-based practice, an essential element of providing high-quality healthcare, is a core concept of the curriculum. To learn evidence-based practice skills, students have to be explicitly taught how to locate, access, evaluate, and apply healthcare research information. This project will integrate these required information literacy skills into the new nursing curriculum through asynchronous, interactive online tutorials.

May 1, 2020 - April 30, 2021
Playtime Yoga Time

The Playtime Yoga Time program will be presented weekly from September 2020 through April 2021 less three holiday weeks and will be aimed toward 86 ages 3-8 though appropriate for any age. By creating a weekly series of classes 86 will develop a healthy habit of improving the body and mind. Based in the classical study of yoga, the Playoga classes use tools and activities to help 86 focus their minds and bodies all while having fun. Each class includes a question of the day to end the class.

October 1, 2020 - April 30, 2021
PD - Library Marketing & Communication Conf. 2020 - Thompson

Awardee will attend the 2020 Library Marketing & Communications Virtual Conference in November 2020 and to participate in the individual coaching and mentoring program for the duration of the award period.

November 1, 2020 - April 30, 2021
The COVID-19 NAVIGATOR Youth Empowerment Pilot Program EPIGRAM: A Health Literacy Collection and Curriculum for the Coronavirus Pandemic

The COVID-19 NAVIGATOR Youth Empowerment Pilot Program EPIGRAM will enable schoolage students to access health information and resources to learn about the COVID-19 pandemic and how to engage with others during challenging times. Resources will be collected into a resource portal, with an underlying database structure using a detailed metadata schema where visitors can filter and query for videos based on audience, age-level, and topic.

November 1, 2020 - April 30, 2021
Fitness Fridays

The project will provide learning opportunities for the Goddard community on the topics of gardening, the importance of mental health, healthy eating, and healthy living. The Project will schedule monthly programs for the community. Offerings will include but not be limited to blood pressure checks, yoga classes for all ages, healthy eating meal preparation for the week, massage, chiropractic information, gardening, self-care, exercise, StoryWalks on local trails and at local parks to promote movement and more.

August 17, 2020 - April 15, 2021
Convert Seven Popular Online Interactives

The Genetic Science Learning center will convert and upgrade seven popular online interactives that were developed in Flash to compatible formats for modern web browsers. The Project will make the following upgrades to each interactive as part of the conversion and upgrade process and will make the interactives freely available on the GSLCs Learn.Genetics website.

January 14, 2021 - April 15, 2021
Southwest Missouri Community Health Literacy Project

CoxHealth Library Services will collaborate with Springfield-Greene County Library District SGCL to provide interactive online consumer health education. SGCL will host a page on the SGCL website dedicated to health information and literacy. The Health Information Page will display links to grant fund created modules and, as deemed appropriate, additional resources will be added to the page with a primary focus on including content from NLM.

August 1, 2020 - April 15, 2021
Introduction to Citizen Science / How to Bring Citizen Science to Your Library Training Course

The purpose of this proposed project is to develop an online course that teaches public library staff to have a deeper understanding of citizen science programming and crowdsourcing concepts and learn how to bring citizen science activities and programs to their communities through a partnership with the team at scistarter.org.

January 1, 2021 - April 15, 2021
Staying Healthy At Home Cooking Club Pilot

The project will provide equipment to participate in weekly virtual lessons on nutrition and using MedlinePlus.gov as the primary resource for reputable health information. The project focuses on increasing the practical knowledge of culinary skills and nutrition needed to promote positive behavior change related to selecting foods to feed a family.

August 1, 2020 - April 15, 2021
Ending the Stigma - A 88tal Health Series - #2

Lindenwood University will bring a mental health speaker to campus to challenge the mental health stigma and supply students with information and resources that are available to them. The Project will hold a hybrid speaker event in person and/or Zoom; hold four educational objective programs to promote mental health resources and the continuing discussion of mental health; create a mental health resource center in Lindenwood University's library.

August 19, 2020 - April 15, 2021
Patient Navigator Training Collaborative PNTC

The Patient Navigator Training Collaborative PNTC offers a full curriculum for patient navigators, care coordinators, community health workers, and other healthcare professionals working in navigation. There are two course levels with both in-person and online options 3.5 day hybrid or 8 weeks online with live learning sessions. Level 1 courses provide the fundamentals of patient navigation skills. New navigators learn how to address patient barriers, maintain professional relationships, and acquire health promotion skills.

September 1, 2020 - March 31, 2021
MLA CE Passport

MLA CE Passport- There are several classes that I am interested in that would enhance my value to my organization. These include Grey Literature, active learning, leading decision making meetings, marketing and strategic communication, survey questions, and critical health librarianship.

November 1, 2020 - March 31, 2021
Professional Certificate in Data Science- HarvardX

"The HarvardX Data Science program prepares you with the necessary knowledge base and useful skills to tackle real-world data analysis challenges. The program covers concepts such as probability, inference, regression, and machine learning and helps you develop an essential skill set that includes R programming, data wrangling with dplyr, data visualization with ggplot2, file organization with Unix/Linux, version control with git and GitHub, and reproducible document preparation with RStudio."

November 1, 2020 - March 31, 2021
Critical Appraisal Institute for Librarians

Critical Appraisal Institute for Librarians: This is a multi-work course aimed at developing a librarians critical appraisal skills including enhanced understanding of research design, biomedical statistics, and clinical reasoning to apply knowledge in teaching target populations.

January 26, 2021 - March 16, 2021
Critical Appraisal Institute for Librarians

CAIFL is a fully online course that consists of: assessment; self-directed learning through video, readings, and problem sets; small group facilitated exercises; and plenary talks by physician and librarian experts in evidence based practice and critical appraisal. Goal: To develop librarians critical appraisal skills including enhanced understanding of research design, biomedical statistics, and clinical reasoning to apply knowledge in teaching target populations. Prerequisite: Experience and prior training in EBM fundamentals.

January 26, 2021 - March 16, 2021
Critical Appraisal Institute for Librarians

CAIFL is a fully online course that consists of: assessment; self-directed learning through video, readings, and problem sets; small group facilitated exercises; and plenary talks by physician and librarian experts in evidence based practice and critical appraisal.

January 26, 2021 - March 16, 2021
Critical Appraisal Institute for Librarians

An online course that consists of assessment; self-directed learning through video, readings, and problem sets; small group facilitated exercises; and plenary talks by physician and librarian experts in evidence-based practice and critical appraisal.

January 26, 2021 - March 16, 2021
AoU 330 South Carolina Read Eat Grow

In 2018 the South Carolina State Library began a statewide food literacy initiative called SC Read Eat Grow. This project was inspired by the Culinary Literacy Center of the Free Library of Philadelphia and their work with food programs of all types. As a state we struggle with high rates of heart disease and obesity, while at the same time we have a large number of 86 experiencing food insecurity.

May 1, 2019 - January 15, 2021
Medical Library Association CE passport

Medical Library Association CE passport

October 15, 2020 - December 31, 2020
PD314 Master Class for Inclusion Practitioners

"Master Class for Inclusion Practitioners developed and co-facilitated by nationally recognized social justice expert Dr. Kathy Obear. For more information on Dr. Obear you can visit her website. To help develop the internal capacity of MUSC enterprise members to have the resources necessary to partner and create more meaningful, sustainable diversity and inclusion practices on campus. This master class certificate program is designed to assist campus constituents with providing the means to create a more inclusive, socially just organization.

May 1, 2019 - December 31, 2020
Graphic Medicine Book Club Kits

Darien Library proposes the creation of 11 Graphic Medicine Book Club Kits, modeled after those offered by NNLM NER. The Librarys Strategic Plan challenges us to connect our patrons discreetly with experts and information to improve our communitys well-being. Graphic Medicine Book Club Kits will allow us to purchase graphic novels that speak to the health and wellness needs of the community, provide readers with reliable health information from the National Institutes of Health, and spark further discussions on these health topics within the community.

May 1, 2019 - December 31, 2020
Puerto Rico Library Disaster Relief Project SEA

The American Library Association ALA has been leading the response and recovery effort for libraries damaged by Hurricane Maria in 2017 and is beginning to also assist those libraries that were additionally impacted by the recent earthquakes. There are dozens of libraries needing support. ALA continues to work with the local library leaders in Puerto Rico to provide computers and other resources needed to restore access to communities in need of information on health and a multitude of other topics as they rebuild their lives.

February 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020
MLA CE Passport

MLA CE Passport. Full access to MLA online courses through December 31, 2020. Extend your virtual learning experience and access all of MLAs online curriculum through December 31, 2020, by subscribing to the new CE Passport.

October 31, 2020 - December 31, 2020
AoU 316 Improving Health Information Literacy with the EVMS Library: A Hampton Roads Community Initiative

As one of the only medical schools in the nation founded by a grassroots effort from the local community, Eastern Virginia Medical School EVMS is committed to addressing our communitys most pressing health needs through our educational, research, and clinical programs. The Edward E. Brickell Medical Sciences Library EVMS Library shares in this commitment and believes that an Community Engagement Project award aligns with our vision.

May 1, 2019 - December 31, 2020
US Virgin Islands Library Disaster Relief Project SEA

The American Library Association ALA has led the response and recovery effort for libraries in the U.S. Virgin Islands damaged by Hurricane Maria and Irma in 2017. ALA has coordinated with the Division of Libraries, Archives, and Museums DLAM in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Many libraries still need resources to help provide their communities information on health and other topics as they rebuild their lives. Thanks to an earlier grant from NNLM in 2017-18 1600679, ALA was able to provide new computers at the Florence A. Williams Public Library on St.

February 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020
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