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Past Funded Projects

2017
Title Description Amount
Outreach Library 2017-2018: Wayne State University, Vera P Shiffman Medical Library

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

$0
Outreach: Improving Health Information Literacy and Access to Mental Health Care

This project will improve health information literacy and access to mental health care by 1.

$20,000
Outreach: Information Needs Assessment of Unaffiliated North Dakota Rural Health Professionals and Biomedical Researchers, Phase II

In Phase I of this project, University of North Dakota (UND) Health Sciences Library administered an information needs survey to unaffiliated North Dakota (ND) health care professionals in early 20

$18,408
Professional Dev: Presenting EBM and the Librarian to Health Sciences Librarians in North Dakota

The North Dakota Library Association's Health Science Information Section (HSIS) will offer free training related to searching for evidence-based medicine.

$2,000
Professional Dev: Systematic Review Workshop

The Systematic Review Workshop: the Nuts and Bolts for Librarians is a 2.5-day hands-on, in person workshop scheduled from July 17 to July 19, 2017 held at the University of Pittsburgh's Falk

$1,260
Project Title: Outreach Library 2017-2018: University of Iowa Hardin Library for the Health Sciences

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

$0
Public Library Outreach: Health Information Hub Chicago Public Library

The project proposed is a health information hub inside a regional Chicago Public Library currently undergoing extensive renovations in a disadvantaged community that suffers from a spate of health

$5,000
Tech Improve: Enhancing User Experience: Providing a Visual Browser for Electronic Journal

The mission of Blessing Health Professions Library is to enhance learning, research, and patient care by effectively managing knowledge-based resources for the 21st century.

$3,995
Tech Improve: Technology Adaptation to Promote Employee Connectivity

The aims of this project are to equip the health sciences librarians at the University of North Dakota with technology that will improve their ability to

$940
2016
Title Description Amount
Community Engagement: Elkhart General Hospital/Seed to Feed Learning Garden

The Medical Library proposes to support an innovative Learning Garden at Elkhart General Hospital by training staff with quality clinical and patient education resources sponsored by the National L

$4,478
Community Engagement: Health & Wellness Backpack Program

The Munson Community Health Library will collaborate with the Grand Traverse Commission on Aging Senior Center Network to develop a health and wellness backpack program.

$4,457
Community Engagement: Healthy Living Outreach for Seniors

Siouxland Libraries would like to start providing a healthy lifestyles outreach program at Sunnycrest Retirement Village.

$4,440
Greater Midwest Region 2016-2021

The Hardin Library for the Health Sciences (HLHS), University of Iowa will assist the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM), a program of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) with its

$1,296,758
Professional Development: Evidence-Based Medicine for the Medical Librarian

Professional Development funds will be applied to fees associated with registration for the eight-week online course Evidence-Based Medicine for the Medical Librarian offer by the University of

$450
Target Project: 2016 Great Lakes Science Boot Camp Planning

Building on the success of the initial Great Lakes Science Boot Camp, a team of several libraries and library organizations are planning to hold another Great Lakes Science Boot Camp in Summer 2016

$11,280
Tech Improvement: Supporting Medical Students in Rural Clinical Rotations

Effective July 2015, the National Shelf Exams, for medical students, changed from paper examinations to online testing. The West AHEC Medical Librarian proctors national shelf examinations.

$4,220
Tech Improvement: Tablets for Health Professions Students

ACTC Library seeks to increase health professions students? access to technology in order to make them more successful in their jobs after graduation.

$4,326
2015
Title Description Amount
Community Engagement: A Healthy Community Begins With Information

Although this library is open to the public, it currently restricts computer use and print to its institutional population.

$0
Greater Midwest Region 2011-2016

The University of Illinois at Chicago Library of the Health Sciences will serve as the Regional Medical Library for the 2011-2016 contract.

$1,352,414
Professional Development Award: 4th Biennial Kathleen A Zar Symposium

This Professional Development award will be used to support the 4th Biennial Kathleen A. Zar Symposium, The Changing Ecosystem of Scholarly Communication.

$1,446

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