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2015
Title Description Amount
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
Health Information Literacy On-the-Go: iPads for the Health Sciences

The John J.

$9,867
Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians offered by the Harvard Graduate School of Education

Funds will support attendance at the Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians and improve information access services at the different branches of the NYU Health Sciences.

$1,500
Levy Library Disaster Ready Day Workshop

The goals of this workshop are to create a general awareness of the need for emergency preparedness planning among Levy Library staff, especially among library leadership.

$608
Libraries as Lifeboats: Communities in Crisis

The idea behind this proposal is to pay-forward the information and inspiration received at the Pathways to Normalcy pre-conference session at the NYLA annual conference in October, while adding an

$3,800
Licensed to ILL: Giving interlibrary loan a boost

Funding will support purchase of ILL equipment to increase access to information and promote and expand Loansome Doc services to unaffiliated users.

$10,000
Love Yourself: building awareness of body image & sharing resources at the Health & Wellness Center

The Health and Wellness Center at St.

$3,000

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