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Community Health Outreach: Improving Rural Montanans' Access to Quality Health Information

This project will consist of a spectrum of outreach activities that MSU Librarians will implement to educate Montana constituencies about National Library of Medicine resources and services. Activities will include: exhibiting at library and rural health-related conferences; partnering with MSU College of Nursing to provide instruction about NLM resources to prospective nurses at the College's branch campuses; partnering with the Montana Dietetics Internship (MDI) Director/Montana Dietetic Association to educate MDI interns about NLM nutrition-related resources and how to integrate technology into their practice; partnering with Montana tribal college librarians to provide health information programming, including open access NLM resources, for their communities; and collaborating with the Office of Health Advancement to provide activities that promote healthy lifestyle choices among students on the MSU campus, a component of which will consist of sharing NLM resources with this population.

Organization:
Montana State University-Bozeman
Department:
Renne Library
Organization Type:
Academic Institution
Funded Dates: 
Friday, January 13, 2017 to Sunday, April 30, 2017
Funding Amount: 
$12,000
Beneficiaries: 
Consumers - General Public
Health Professionals - Nurses
Librarians - Public/Other
Students - K-12
Students - College
Population
American Indians
Rural