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One Health COVID-19 education for pet owners in marginalized communities

The University of Washington UW Health Sciences Library will partner with the UW Center for One Health Research to provide COVID-19 health information outreach to marginalized communities focused on caring for pets and companion animals during the global pandemic. Outreach initiatives will focus on two underserved populations: homeless and non-English speaking communities. Research has shown that pets in households of COVID patients may become infected with SARS CoV2.

December 1, 2020 - April 30, 2021
Youth Information Access Project

The Potocsnak Family Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at Lurie 86s Hospital, led by Dr. Robert Garofalo MD, MPH, provides comprehensive care to promote positive health outcomes for youth in and around Chicago. Our services are structured to support all youth, specializing in reaching young people who often experience barriers to accessing services. Although the HIV epidemic has begun seeing overall decreases nationally, young men who have sex with men of color YMSMOC are still acquiring HIV at increasing rates.

December 1, 2020 - April 30, 2021
Partner Outreach: Indiana University School of Medicine - Ruth Lilly Medical Library 2020-2021

Serve as a partner outreach library, offering training and promotion of NLM/NNLM resources and services on behalf of the GMR.

May 1, 2020 - April 30, 2021
Library Project 7: Virtual Book Discussion Group

The purpose of this project is to sponsor a virtual book discussion group building on the success of two prior discussions held in 2019 and 2020 respectively. Funding will be used to provide a safe, welcoming, and inclusive environment where information professionals from a variety of library types can discuss diversity, equity, and inclusion topics. Overall goal will be to provide a forum where participants can learn, discuss, and process the implications of a variety of 2I topics on their work as information professionals and in their personal lives.

May 1, 2020 - April 30, 2021
Digital Health Literacy Resource Development Plan

The Network of the National Library of Medicine NNLM is partnering with the Research Program 71 to provide resources for NNLM members to support their communities as they access and use health information online and participate in medical research studies, particularly . A key component of this partnership is the goal of reaching people who are on the other side of the digital divide. The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the widening digital divide. According to the Pew Research Center, roughly half of U.S.

December 1, 2020 - April 30, 2021
Employing Community Wellness Liaisons to Create Public Libraries That are Inclusive for Five Diverse Utah Communities

This project has been designed by the Community Faces of Utah CFU, a collaborative group established in 2009.

October 23, 2019 - April 30, 2021
NNLM MCR 2016-2021

The goal of the NN/LM is to advance the progress of medicine, improve public health by providing U.S. health professionals with equal access to biomedical information, and improve individual's access to information to enable them to make informed decisions about their health. The RML will coordinate the operation of NN/LM Libraries and other organizations to carry out regional and national programs.

May 1, 2016 - April 30, 2021
Citizen Science Month 2021

The Network of the National Library of Medicine NNLM intends to continue expanding opportunities for in-person and virtual engagement efforts in support of the awareness and retention goals of the NIHs Research Program. Citizen science is an area of focus for engagement and retention activities and aligns with the NNLM and priority health and wellness topics.

September 1, 2020 - April 30, 2021
NNLM Community Engagement Network Ambassador Program: Indianapolis Phase II

Phase II of the 2020-2021 NNLM Community Engagement Network Ambassador Program: Indianapolis in Indianapolis, IN, will build upon the work initiated in 2019-2020 to serve as a vital link between the NNLM Community Engagement Network, public libraries, community organizations, and individuals from underrepresented in biomedical research populations across Marion County, Indiana.

May 1, 2020 - April 30, 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
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
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

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
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
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
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
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
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