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Past Funded Projects

2017
Title Description Amount
A Geographically Focused Health Information Outreach Project

Zip code 75212 is an economically disadvantaged area of West Dallas. There are numerous organizations in this 11 square mile area that are trying to help residents.

$14,635
Becoming a Healthier Community: Step by Step

Provide health education and health information searching skills for individuals in most need with a focus on affordable food selections, simple meal preparation, and physical activity engagement t

$9,651
Bringing the NIH 3D Print Exchange and 3D Printing to El Paso's Health Care

The Texas Tech University Health Science Center at El Paso Libraries will bring 3D printing and knowledge of how to use the NIH 3D Print Exchange to the health workers, medical students, Hispanics,

$9,989
Community Health Workshop: Promoting Healthy Communities by Increasing Knowledge

The Community Health Workshop project seeks to utilize and build on the role of community spaces such as libraries, senior centers, and community centers to facilitate access to knowledge and promo

$14,653
Continuing Health Information Outreach in New Mexico

Through this project, HSLIC will focus on sustaining the connections with the many organizations in New Mexico it has partnered with in the past to raise awareness of free health information resour

$10,000
Creating an Interactive Digital Gallery: Using Touchscreens to Enhance NLM Exhibits and Classes

Interactive elements within exhibits and classes enhance the engagement and learning of the participants.

$10,000
Cultivating a Community of Practice: Oklahoma's Health Information Specialists Program

From its infancy in 2013, the Robert M. Bird Health Sciences Library's Health Information Specialists Program has grown substantially.

$24,915
Emerging Leader- Ossom Williamson

The NN/LM SCR is partnering with the South Central Academic Medical Libraries Consortium (SCAMeL) to offer the Emerging Leaders Award.

$6,000
Exhibit Award- LSUHSC Shreveport

Exhibit at Louisiana Library Association 2017 Annual Conference

$2,000
Exhibit Award- OSUCHS 1

Exhibit at the OK 33rd Annual Primary Care Update

$1,525
Exhibit Award- OSUCHS 2

Exhibit at 2017 Winter CME Seminar

$1,150
Exhibit Award- OSUCHS 3

Exhibit at the 117th Annual Convention of the Oklahoma Osteopathic Association

$2,000
Finding Common Threads: Enhancing Outreach to Underserved Populations Through OK's Health Information Specialists

Staff members at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center's Robert M.

$25,000
Health Information Needs of Parents/Caregivers of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Needs Assessment

Parents/caregivers of children with developmental disabilities need information that will help them make decisions regarding their child's treatment and keep them safe and healthy.

$6,269
Health Information Outreach to the El Paso Border Community

The Texas Tech University Health Science Center El Paso (TTUHSCEP) Libraries proposes to deliver outreach services to health care professionals and the general public in the El Paso area by means o

$8,545
Health Links at the Library: Increasing Health Literacy Through Websites for Small Oklahoma Public Libraries

According to a 2015 Pew Research Study, 73% of people who visit public libraries in America go looking for answers about their health.

$14,148
How to find out about your health

New, easy to understand and use tools that are accessible to patients and providers can facilitate better health information seeking and address many barriers associated with low health literacy th

$39,914
Improving the Evaluation of PRIME TIME Plus

PT Plus is a 6-week program of 90-minute weekly sessions for families with 3-5 year old children that introduces literature and nutritional practices through activities that promote family-centered

$7,000
Let's Talk Health

Let's Talk Health (LTH) pilot project consists of a three-pronged approach designed to provide the following services: 1.

$40,000
Library Partnership for Health Literacy in Tulsa

The OU-Tulsa Schusterman Library will partner with the Tulsa City County Library in a pilot program designed to address the health education needs of Tulsa citizens.

$24,377

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