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MOU for Oregon Outreach OY4

Carry out the following responsibilities for outreach in Oregon for Option Year 4 (Aug 1, 2015-April 30, 2016). 1. Assess and improve access to health information resources and library service by rural health providers. Work with the Oregon Office of Rural Health and the Oregon AHECs to provide at least 1 training workshop to health professionals in the rural areas of Oregon, particularly those health professionals in areas which do not have access to a health sciences library. Work with Oregon Rural Practice-based Research Network (ORPRN) to provide training to rural practitioners. 2. Recruit to the NN/LM PNR the community college libraries throughout Oregon that serve health professional programs. Improve health information literacy skills of community college librarians. Provide at least 1 training workshop. 3. Improve health information literacy skills of public librarians. Provide training for at least 1 public library system around the state, using and updating NN/LM curriculum materials. 4. Promote NLM and NN/LM programs and services by exhibiting and presenting at health and library conferences throughout the state. 5. Assess and develop plans to conduct, host or sponsor an in-person and distance learning event or presentation to inspire and promote ideas for network member collaboration in 1 or more of the following: school health, library and K-12 educator collaboration projects that address health disparities, health literacy, emergency preparedness, HIV/AIDS, culturally and linguistically appropriate information, or personal health records.

Organization:
Oregon Health & Science University at Portland
Department:
Not Applicable
Organization Type:
Academic Institution
Funded Dates: 
Saturday, August 1, 2015 to Saturday, April 30, 2016
Funding Amount: 
$15,000
Beneficiaries: 
Consumers - General Public
Librarians - Health Science
Librarians - Public/Other
Health Professionals - All Types
Population
Rural