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Evaluation Guides

Planning and Evaluating Health Information Outreach Projects

The second edition (2013) of this popular series presents step-by-step planning and evaluation methods. Along with providing information about evaluation, each booklet includes a case study and worksheets to assist with outreach planning. The booklets are designed to supplement Measuring the Difference: Guide to Planning and Evaluating Health Information Outreach and to support NEO's evaluation workshops.

Copies of any individual or all three of the booklets are available from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, NNLM Evaluation Office. To receive free copies send an email request to nnlmneo@uw.edu.

Booklet 1

Booklet 1

Getting Started with Community-Based Outreach

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  Booklet 2

Booklet 2

Planning Outcomes-Based Outreach Projects

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  Booklet 3

Booklet 3

Collecting and Analyzing Evaluation Data

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NNLM Evaluation Resources - 4 Steps to an Evaluation Plan

Writing a proposal? We recommend working through the NEO's Booklets, but here are some of the basic steps and worksheets if you want to jump right in.


Measuring the Difference: Guide to Planning and Evaluating Health Information Outreach

Measuring the Difference

This 130-page guide from September 2000 is a primer (including tools and resources) for planning and evaluating health information programs. It was developed by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region and the National Library of Medicine. To receive a PDF of this book via email, send an email request to nnlmneo@uw.edu. We hope to make an accessible version available for download in the future.