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Past Funded Projects

2016
Title Description Amount
Bringing Rigor and Reproducibility to Research

Reproducibility is one of the main principles of research. Rigor in the design of the research is another.

$4,999
Data Visualization for Librarians

The Data and Visualization Institute for Librarians is a week-long course providing the opportunity for librarians passionate about research and scholarship to immerse themselves in learning about

$1,500
Developing a Health Literacy Curriculum for Osteopathic Medicine Students (DO/HL)

The need for healthcare professionals to recognize low health literacy patients and to communicate with them effectively has been well recognized and widely reported.

$15,000
Harnessing the Power of Public Library and Other Staff to Improve Population Health

This four-module pilot curriculum provides the necessary tools for library staff to recognize the health and social challenges facing their most vulnerable patrons, engage with those patrons, and s

$14,995
Health Information on the Go: Reaching Rural Populations by Bookmobile

The Columbia County Traveling Library is working toward doing more community outreach in partnership with area agencies.

$15,000
Igniting the Spirit of Inquiry - Innovations in Nursing, sponsored by Holy Spirit - A Geisinger Affiliate and Messiah College

This nursing education conference is an ideal time to promote the awareness of the Medline Plus, Medline, and NIH resources to these nursing students.

$1,040
NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region, 2016-2021

The goal of the NN/LM is to advance the progress of medicine and improve public health by providing U.S.

$1,214,665
Oral Health Education for the Medical Professional and Patient

The Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health (PORH) is funded by the DentaQuest Institute (DQI) to deliver the Medical, Oral Expanded (MORE) Care Collaborative to eight federally-designated Rural Health

$15,000
Outreach to Consumers to Improve Health Literacy

Through interactive training workshops, we will assist a diverse group of community members in learning about their health conditions, understanding how to research health information using NLM and

$14,850
PA Forward Evaluation Technology Clearfield County Public Library

The technology purchased under this award will be used as this library is a cohort member of the ?PA Forward: Effectively Evaluating Consumer Health Information Programs?.

$2,634
PA Forward Evaluation Technology North Pocono Public Library

The technology purchased under this award will be used as this library is a cohort member of the ?PA Forward: Effectively Evaluating Consumer Health Information Programs.?

$700
PA Forward Evaluation Technology: Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale

The technology purchased under this award will be used as this library is a cohort member of the ?PA Forward: Effectively Evaluating Consumer Health Information Programs.?

$866
Pennsylvania Library Association Conference, Indiana Free Library

Award funds will support a representative from Indiana Free Library to participate as a panel member for ?Engage for Health: A Health Program in a Box @ your Library?

$1,137
Pennsylvania Library Association Conference, James V. Brown Library

Award funds will support a representative from James V. Brown Library to participate as a panel member for ?Engage for Health: A Health Program in a Box @ your Library?

$319
Pennsylvania Library Association Conference, Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library

Award funds will support a representative from Margaret R Grundy Memorial Library to participate as a panel member for ?Engage for Health: A Health Program in a Box @ your Library?

$777
Pennsylvania Library Association Conference, North Pocono Public Library

Award funds will support a representative from North Pocono Public Library to participate as a panel member for ?Engage for Health: A Health Program in a Box @ your Library?

$900
Pennsylvania Older Adult Medical Resource Information Initiative

A $15,000 National Network of Libraries of Medicine grant will allow the Pennsylvania Behavioral Health and Aging Coalition to research, coordinate, develop, and implement the Pennsylvania?s Older

$15,000
Promoting Health Literacy by Training Front-Line Staff in a Hospital Setting

Wilkes-Barre General Hospital (WBGH) is located in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, which has consistently ranked poorly in national health statistics.

$15,000
Saint Peter?s University Hospital Health Literacy Symposium

Funds will support the medical library to host the hospital?s first ever health literacy symposium.

$1,500
Systematic Reviews: Opportunities for Librarians

Systematic Reviews: Opportunities for Librarians provides information professionals with foundational knowledge about systematic reviews and an opportunity to engage in high-level discussions about

$13,494

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