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Past Funded Projects

Title Description Amount
Professional Development: New York - New Jersey Chapter of the Medical Library Association

Funding will support the New York ?New Jersey Chapter of the Medical Library Association to host a CE event - EBM and the Medical Librarian (6 CE contact hours).

Replacement of Six Aging Computers

The award will purchase 6 desktop library computers to replace outdated ones.

Spearheading the Transition to iPads in the Medical School Curriculum at the University of Rochester

The Library proposes to purchase iPads and associated software and accessories for the librarians, technology support staff, and e-Learning staff to the Library.

Student Newspaper Digitization Project

The Schaffer Library of Health Sciences at Albany Medical College, in partnership with the Albany Medical Center (AMC) Archives, proposes a project aimed at digitizing, interpreting, and providing

Tech Improvement Award: Incorporating a Student Response System in to Librarian Lead Instruction

Student Response Systems (clicker technology) have been used in academic libraries for several years to assess student learning in the classroom.

Value of Library and Information Services in Patient Care Study Analysis and Data Archiving

The continued project will provide further analysis of the Value Study web survey data; further analysis of the interview data; preparation of articles for publication; and archiving the research d

Title Description Amount
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.

An iPad Lending Library for On Call/Night Float House Staff in a Hospital Setting $7,499
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

Basic Medical Concepts and Ehealth Information $7,425
Bioinformatics Training Award: Mid-Atlantic Region Bioinformatics Training

A full-day Fundamentals of Bioinformatics and Searching workshop will be developed that covers the foundations of bioinformatics.

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

Bridging the Gap: Health Information Outreach for the Uninsured

Health Literacy Award

Catalog Accessibility Project for St. John's Riverside Healthcare System $6,790
Consortia Purchasing Award: HSLANJ Group Licensing Initiative

Our main activity is to create a business plan for our nonprofit library group purchasing organization that addresses our administrative and fiduciary needs to reestablish and sustain our eight yea

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).

Creating Virtual Offices and Classrooms with Apple's Ipad $7,530
Developing a Plan to Ensure Preservation and Access to Historical Materials in the MAR

As librarians, curators and archivists are pressured more and more to ?go digital?, they are faced with tough decisions regarding what they can and should keep in print ? and for how long.

Developing Health Literacy Skills In a Health Disparate Population

Health Literacy Award

Don't buy it, borrow it! Lending Technology Tools for Teaching, Learning and Research $5,406