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NEW ENGLAND REGION

North Country Healthcare Library

Gale Medical Library at Littleton Regional Healthcare in Littleton, New Hampshire, requests
$39,083 from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine-New England Region’s Sub Award
Request for Proposal to establish health sciences library services across a 4-hospital affiliation in
rural, underserved Coos County in northern New Hampshire. Among the four North Country
Healthcare hospitals (the affiliation), Littleton Regional is the lone hospital with a full service
health sciences library. The primary goal of this project is “To maintain and enhance the quality
of health care in Northern New Hampshire by providing health professionals at the North
Country Healthcare hospitals timely access to reliable health information resources.”
Grant funds will be used to 1) fund 0.2 FTE library position to execute this project, 2) purchase
equipment (laptop and projector) for training, 3) provide travel expenses (mileage) for visits to
participant sites, 4) design web site, 5) provide Document Delivery from NLM or other Resource
Libraries (as needed).

Organization:
Littleton Regional Medical Center
Funded Dates: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 to Sunday, April 30, 2017
Funding Amount: 
$11,036
Beneficiaries: 
Consumers - General Public
Consumers - Patients & Families
Health Professionals - All Types
Students - Health Professionals
Students - College
Disaster & Emergency Professionals/Responders
Educators
Health Administrators