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Past Funded Projects

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2018
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Sensory Storytime

Sensory Storytime is an initiative of the Adams County Library System (ACLS) to provide meaningful early literacy experiences for children who may have sensory processing or autism spectrum disorde

$15,000
Youth Advocacy for Health Literacy in Steel Valley

The Pitt-Bridge Health Science Clubs seeks support for underserved students in middle and high school of Steel Valley School District.

$15,000
2016
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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
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
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
2014
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Outreach to Librarians, Health Professions Faculty, and Students in Health Sciences programs at Community Colleges

The Southeastern NY Library Resources Council (SENYLRC) is planning to partner with five community colleges in the Mid-Hudson Valley to expand the access to, and use of National Library of Medicine

$15,000
Mental Health First Aid for Library Staff

To provide New Jersey library staff with mental health literacy tools and resources to deal calmly and effectively with customers who may be suffering from stress or mental health issues in their l

$15,000
Enhancing Access to Mental Health Information For Health Professionals In Northeastern Pennsylvania

The Outreach to Health Professionals Award entitled, Enhancing Access to Mental Health Information for Health Professionals in Northeastern Pennsylvania, will allow The Commonwealth Medical College

$15,000
Promoting Evidence-Based Practice: A Nursing and Library Collaboration

The librarian and nursing administration will join forces to create a Nursing Education Council, whose mission will be to raise the level of nursing scholarship and increase evidence-based practice

$15,000
2017
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Development of Patient Education Professional Practice Guidelines to Promote Health Literacy

The purpose of this project is to begin the process of developing concise patient education practice guidelines for health professionals which emphasize health literacy strategies.

$15,000
Awareness for Credible Online Health Information and Healthcare Utilization for Adult Managed Care Enrollees

The volume of information available online makes it difficult to navigate and validate.

$15,000
2013
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Healthy Libraries, Healthy Communities

South Central Regional Library Council (SCRLC) proposes the development of a hybrid wellness program (virtual and in-person) for library workers to increase health information literacy and workplac

$15,000
A Clinical Information Tool for Community Health Centers: a demonstration and evaluation project

The feasibility study funded in 2012-2013 concluded free clinical resources are available and can be grouped using an online federated search tool.

$15,000
Health Literacy to Promote Positive Youth Development: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Advance African Development Inc.

$15,000
2015
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Mental Health First Aid for Pennsylvania?s Rural Communities

This endeavor will support the Pennsylvania Behavioral Health and Aging Coalition in organizing, advertising, and implementing, four sessions of Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training to be offere

$15,000
: 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
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
2008
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Technology Innovation Award- Clic-on-Health Online Outreach to Refugees

The goal this project is to produce audiovisual files, in DVD and other formats, that provide basic information about the American health care system, for use by newly arriving refugees to the Grea

$15,000
2011
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Mid-Atlantic Region Bioinformatics Training for Librarians and Information Specialists: 2011 Renewal

Bioinformatics Training Award

$15,000
2010
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Improving Health Literacy skills of Low Literate Adults

Health Literacy Award

$15,000

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