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Recently Funded Projects

2014
Title Description Amount
You & Your Health Using iPad Device

The goal of this project is to allow regular, daily, online demonstrations of online reference materials to increase awareness of reliable websites that provide authoritative information on general

$747
You & Your Health: Finding Reliable Internet Sources of information for Health, Drug and Healthy Diet

the goal of this project is to increase awareness of reliable websites that provide authoritative information on general and chronic health issues.

$2,000
2013
Title Description Amount
2013 MA AHEC Leadership Conference

Sponsorship

$500
Community Engagement Project

Through the proposed project, Healthy Acadia will work in Hancock County to increase awareness and use of National Library of Medicine health information resources by engaging both the general publ

$8,000
Digitization of University of Vermont College of Medicine Yearbooks and Catalogs

The goal of the project is to digitize and make available UVM catalogs and yearbooks.

$5,000
Digitizing 3D Project

The purchase of camera equipment will allow Library Services to create digital versions of artifacts of the NEOHC, WCHC and MWWC so that they are accessible through the digital repository for every

$3,665
EMS Education Outreach Project

Present and train WISER including CHEMM and REMM to participants in the EMT Education Program

$2,868
Expanded Public Health Information Access: NICHSR Proposal for Additional States

The Expanded Public Health Information Access Project would extend the geographic scope and duration of the initial Digital Library effort.

$215,000
Express Library Digitization Award

Digitize the complete collection of 27 books using the services of Boston Photo Imaging to make it accessible to researchers and students.

$8,996
Express Library Digitization Grant

This award will allow digitization for the Tobacco Advertising Collection to assist in online research.

$9,000
Fitchburg HOSA Partnership

HOSA will provide support of NN/LMs efforts to increase awareness and use of te NLM health information resources amoung the HOSA members and youth in Northern Worcester County

$1,000
Focused Outreach Holyoke Continuation

Provide health information outreach to community based organizations and health services agencies in the Holyoke and Springfield, MA areas.

$3,500
Improving Health Information Literacy in Middle School Children

The proposed project is a health information outreach program for middle school children. The overall goals of the project are 1. to improve the health information literacy knowledge and skills 2.

$8,000
Improving the Health Information Literacy Skills of Older Adults and Caregivers

The project has three goals: to empower older adults who seek reliable online sources of health information, increase future health professioanls awareness and use of NLM online resources and devel

$24,553
Knowledge Management Project Stage Two

The second phase of the Knowledge Management project will expand the content area, and gather current practices and processes from our Research Institute.

$6,900
Maine Medical Center Archives Digitization

The Maine Medical Center will purchase software to aid in digitzing a portion of their collections to facilitate sharing the images online and broaden their outreach activities.

$3,039
Maine Medical Center Archives Project

The goal of the project is to establish an electronically accessible repository for photographic images.

$3,683
MCPHS Express Library Digitization

This award will be used to digitize collections which document pharmacy and patient care practices in the New England region and make them accessible for research.

$5,000
NAHSL 2013 Conference Sponsorship

Sponsorship of the Knowledge manaagement panel at the NAHSL Conference.

$250
NAHSL Sponsorship Award

Sponsorship of the North Atlantic Health Science Libraries Annual Conference.

$500

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