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NEW ENGLAND REGION

Public Health Information Access through the New England Region

This project has 2 funding sources - NNO and NICHSR The purpose of the NER portion of the project is to provide public health departments with assess to selected licensed e-resources and gain insight into what evidence-based information resources are needed within public health departments throughout New England and Colorado. The Expanded Public Health Information Access Project funded by NICHSR would extend the geographic scope and duration of the initial Digital Library effort. The project is designed to gain insight into what evidence-based information resources are needed within public health departments, and to provide support for a sustainable cost-effective national model for providing information services to public health departments. The purpose of the project is to better understand the usefulness of providing public health departments with access to and training for using selected licensed e-resources (databases, books, journal articles). The expanded, multi-year project would include both ongoing review and quantitative and qualitative evaluation

Organization:
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Department:
Lamar Soutter Library
Organization Type:
Academic Institution
Health Sciences Library
Funded Dates: 
Sunday, May 1, 2011 to Friday, December 30, 2016
Funding Amount: 
$342,770
Beneficiaries: 
Health Professionals - Public Health Workforce
Population
Not Applicable