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Past Funded Projects

2016
Title Description Amount
The Healthy Pet Project

The Healthy Pet Project (HPP) is a wonderful opportunity to educate our community participants in the skills needed to promote healthier lifestyles for their pets, themselves, and in the difference

$15,000
Using BLE Technology to Communicate Information and Promote Information Literacy to Health Professionals

The CMSRU Library supports the medical education needs of a new and growing medical school, the high-level clinical needs of our associated academic medical center, Cooper University Hospital, and

$11,665
2015
Title Description Amount
2015 Medical Librarian Contest

As the recipient of the MAR National Medical Librarian month contest, this award will support pre-travel registration for MLA 2016.

$1,500
3D Printing: the next frontier of clinical library engagement

Medical libraries are in a unique position to leverage continuing medical education, evidence based decision-making and innovation in one accessible, communal environment.

$14,901
: Philadelphia Free Library and University of Pennsylvania Consumer Health Education Partnership

Following a Train-the-Trainers program provided by MAR for University of Pennsylvania and Free Library of Philadelphia librarians, nursing students will attend consumer health resources training pr

$15,000
A Pathway to Normalcy: Libraries Partnering with Emergency Planners to Build Greater Community Resilience

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NN/LM MAR) and the New York Library Association (NYLA) are partnering to offer this half day CE as a pre-conference event prio

$11,855
ACRL Immersion Program, Intentional Teaching

Funding will support attendance at the ACRL Immersion Program and improve information access by helping librarians be more effective and intentional teachers.

$1,500
Assessing Information Seeking with Technology (AssIST)

A critical component of the ACGME Practice-based Learning competency is appraisal and assimilation of scientific literature (EBM); yet, several studies have shown that residents rarely use evidence

$9,894
BQSIMB Health Sciences Librarians Clinical Resources Awareness

The BQSIMB Health Sciences Librarians group will use funding to provide copies of the spiral pocketbook, Clinical Resources from the National Library of Medicine to its membership.

$3,300
Clinical eCompanion: information for primary care: a validation project

Funds will support the validation of an information tool, ?Clinical eCompanion: information for primary care,? to answer clinicians? patient care questions at the point of care.

$3,814
Cooking for Good Health and Happiness 2015

In a second year of this popular interactive program, instructors will create new menus and update online exercises, introducing a maximum of 20 older adults to healthy cooking techniques and free

$3,000
Developing a Replicable Model for Health Literacy to Promote Positive Youth Development

The Health Literacy and Positive Youth Development: An Interdisciplinary Approach, is a school-based, in-class, student-centered, interactive, experiential, and technology-based health promotion an

$15,000
Embedded Librarians Integrating 3D Printing Technology into Master?s Level Health Science Courses

In order to increase collaboration between librarians and faculty in the School of Health Sciences and to allow our students to explore the use of technology to improve patient care, we propose the

$9,884
Emergency Preparedness for Libraries and Communities in Clinton, Essex, and Franklin Counties

The Clinton-Essex-Franklin Library System (CEFLS) in Plattsburgh, New York is committed to fostering and improving public library service to the residents in the System area through resource sharin

$3,972
Encountering Wellness in the Community: A Health Fair

Reach Up, Inc. will host a health fair in partnership with the Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale.

$2,945
Engaging a Consultant to Create a Plan for Marketing the Health Sciences Library

We will engage a consultant to help us create a practical plan for marketing the library.

$3,000
Engaging Assessment to Show Value and Make Decisions: Making the Case for Your Library

Funding will support the UNYOC Chapter of MLA to offer this CE at the annual meeting and introduce participants to assessment that may be applied to library services.

$1,500
Festival of Genomics

Funds will support professional development attendance at the Festival of Genomics.

$1,500
Greater Pittston Health Awareness Fair

A Greater Pittston Area Health Fair will be sponsored by the Pittston Memorial Library with the involvement of at least 20 local organizations.

$2,900
Harry Potter's World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine: Buffalo and Erie County Public Library

The NLM traveling exhibition Harry Potter?s World will be installed on the main concourse of the Central Library in downtown Buffalo, NY.

$650

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