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Past Funded Projects

2013
Title Description Amount
Professional Development: Aligning efforts to improve community and public health

Funding will support up to 30 public health students to attend the 2013 Pennsylvania Public Health Association and Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health Annual Conference, Aligning efforts to Improve

$1,500
Professional Development: Communicating Clinically

Award funds will be used by the UNYOC Chapter of the Medical Library Association to support instructor fees for Julia Esparza, Communicating Clinically, 4 MLA CE.

$1,478
Professional Development: Computers in Libraries 2014

Funding will support Elisabeth Marrapodi from Trinitas Regional Medical Center to attend the Computer in Libraries 2014 conference, Washington, D.C., April 7-9, 2014.

$1,500
Professional Development: Demystifying Molecular Biology

Funding will support the New York ?New Jersey Chapter of the Medical Library Association to host the CE, Demystifying Molecular Biology for its members on September 30, 2013.

$805
Professional Development: Evidence Based Librarianship in Practice

This course is taught by Lorie Kloda, MLIS, AHIP, PhD.

$1,400
Professional Development: Health Literacy Institute

Funding will support Helen Houpt from Pinnacle Health System to attend the Health Literacy Institute in Freeport, Maine on June 2-5, 2013.

$1,918
Professional Development: HSLANJ - Embedded and Empowered: Making an Impact with Embedded Librarianship

Funding will provide support for the Health Sciences Library Association of New Jersey to offer the CE, Embedded and Empowered: Making an Impact with Embedded Librarianship taught by Courtney Mlina

$1,500
Professional Development: MAC/MLA Annual Meeting, Renaissance on the Rivers

Funding will support Elizabeth Grace from The Children?s Institute of Pittsburgh to attend the MAC/MLA Annual Meeting, Renaissance on the Rivers, October 13-15, 2013 in Pittsburgh, PA.

$340
Professional Development: Rowan University - Systematic Review Workshop

Funding will support Jenny Pierce from Rowan University, School of Osteopathic Medicine ?Systematic Review Workshop: the Nuts and Bolts for Librarians?

$1,500
Professional Development: Systematic Review Workshop

This award will support Colleen Cuddy to attend the HSLS Systematic Review Workshop: the Nuts and Bolts for Librarians

$1,500
Professional Development: Systematic Reviews: Beyond the Basics

This award will support Albert Einstein College of Medicine to host a 6-hr MLA CE: Systematic Reviews: Beyond the Basics. The course will be held in February or March 2013.

$1,500
Professional Development: Winner of MAR National Medical Library Month Contest

As the recipient of the MAR National Medical Librarian month ? Share your Story Contest, this award will support registration and airfare for MLA 2014 in Chicago, IL.

$1,500
Redesign of East Brunswick Public Library's Just For the Health of It Community-wide Health Portal

The East Brunswick Public Library created the Just for the Health of It community-wide health portal in 2011 as the cornerstone of the library's health literacy initiative, to encourage health

$9,576
Replacement of two aging computers in the medical library at the St. Elizabeth Medical Center and eight laptops at the Residency Library at the Sr. Rose Vincent Family Medicine Center

The goal of this project is provide better access to the Medical Library's electronic resources both at the Medical Library and now at the new site, the Residency Library located at the Sr.

$9,977
Research Data Management Symposium

The goal of the Medical Library Project Award is to fund projects to strengthen the involvement of health sciences librarians within their institution and/or community.

$43,348
Riddle Hospital Library Computer Upgrade

Riddle Hospital Medical Library is in need of updated computers and printers. Patrons using library resources have access to two outdated computers that are inefficient.

$3,807
Safe from the Storm

The objective for the Safe from the Storm project is to inform and educate our patrons on safety and preparedness for when disasters strike.

$4,500
Supporting the Information Needs of Clarkson's Health Sciences Programs through Improved Technology

The Health Sciences Library provides orientation programs, instructional classes and reference/research services to the students and faculty in the Physical Therapy and Physician Assistants program

$9,999
Sustained Science Outreach - A Program for Low Income, Underserved Youth

The YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh proposes to work with the Pitt Science Outreach program this summer (2013) to offer a new 6-week program called Sustained Science Outreach.

$7,734
Systematic Review on the Schuylkill

Funds will support ?Introduction to Systematic Review for Librarians? taught by the course?s creator, Susan Fowler, AHIP.

$1,500

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