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Past Funded Projects

Title Description Amount
A clinical information tool for community health centers: a feasibility study

This project will explore the feasibility of developing a search tool for use in community health settings by maximizing the use of freely available relevant Internet clinical resources.

A Local Campaign for Health Literacy

The Sullivan County Health Literacy Partnership will deliver health information literacy classes for residents of rural Sullivan County in a variety of settings around the county.

Access to Free Online Health Information- Unaffiliated and Public Health Professionals

Under earlier awards from the NN/LM and a current award, the Rochester Regional Library Council (RRLC) developed a program to train unaffiliated health professionals, especially targeting RNs, to i

Access to Mental Health Literacy for Rural Pennsylvania Older Adults Pilot Program

The award will allow PBHAC to design, develop, and implement a pilot program designed to increase the mental health literacy of older adults who live in Pennsylvania.

All about the Apps

The Health Sciences Library would like to begin using the iPads as new form of information management at the Lutheran Medical Center.

Assessment of Information Literary Skills and Training Needs of Hospice Nurses

The University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Library System (HSLS), in collaboration with the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA), proposes to assess the information needs and informat

Better Technology for Better Reference Service

The purpose of this project is to implement technologies to increase the capacity to provide high-quality reference service and increase the visibility and role of the library?s departmental liaiso

Bridging the Gap II: Outreach to Improve Public Awareness and Access to Health Information

This project will target primarily B&ECPL adult library patrons including seniors who visit urban, suburban and rural library locations, in addition to health-related professionals who may serv

Capital District Hospital Library Catalogs Technology Improvement Project Proposal

The Capital District Library Council (CDLC) will purchase and implement web-based public access online library catalogs for 11 hospital libraries that are members of CDLC?s Hospital Library Service

Consumer Health for Central New York: An Outreach Project

This project will initially reach out to senior citizens in a four-county area in central New York State (Onondaga, Oneida, Madison and Herkimer Counties).

CPHSLA Emergency Preparedness Liaison

This award supports NN/LM MAR emergency preparedness liaison training for Cynthia McClellan.

Educating K-12 Professionals to Meet the Health Information Needs of Special Needs Children

Educating K-12 Professionals to Meet the Health Information Needs of Special Needs Children and Their Parents: A Collaborative Outreach Project of Albany Medical College and the East Greenbush Cent

Enhancement of Student Learning and Community Outreach through the Use of Portable Devices

This is a proposal to purchase 15 iPad tablets, plus accessories to: improve assistance in the library, show students how portable devices can be used to provide better patient care during clerkshi

Evaluating Medline Plus Connect 3

This additional funding will provide a secondary analysis of the data collected about My Chart use from the 2011-2012 project.

Evaluating MedlinePlus Connect - A comprehensive planning document

Under this contract, the Institute for Family Health will produce a comprehensive plan that evaluates the use and impact of MyChart, MyHealth and MedlinePlus Connect on patient health outcomes.

Exhibit Award: Health Literacy Coalition of NJ and New Jersey Science Convention

The award will support Micki McIntyre to exhibit and promote NLM resources and HeathyNJ resources during the Health Literacy Coalition = September 21, 2012 at the Conference Center at Mercer, Merce

Hackensack UMC PC Upgrade Project

The Samuel & Sandra Hekemian Medical Library and its Community Health Library (CHL) are in need of new computers for library staff members and CHL end?users.

Health Education and Advocacy Through Health Ministers

This project envisions improving access to health information by training Health Ministers and clients in the use of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) website and resources.

Health Education and Literacy Project (HELP) Curriculum Enhancement

Health Education and Literacy Project (HELP) is a community service project, run by NYU School of Medicine students, dedicated to providing health education and increasing health literacy through l

Health Sciences Library Association of New Jersey Group Licensing Initiative 3

This additional round of funding will support a robust marketing campaign that opens group licensing membership to more than 300 hospital libraries in the Middle Atlantic Region, as well as other i