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Past Funded Projects

2014
Title Description Amount
Regional Symposium: Science Boot Camp for Librarians - West UW

The purpose of the Boot Camp - West is to educate science librarians who did not major in, or recently study, scientific or medical fields so that they have a basic understanding of goals and metho

$5,000
Technology Improvement: Enhancing Educational Content Delivery

The goal of this project is to expand the reach of UW HSL's instruction to more patrons. This will be accomplished by creating self-paced, interactive user-directed online learning modules.

$9,798
Technology Improvement: Kalispell Regional hospital Patient Portal Education Access

The goal of this project is to improve access to Kalispell Regional Hospital's patient portal and patient education resources.

$9,800
2013
Title Description Amount
Exhibit: Pacific NW Library Assn 2013

Exhibit to increase awareness of NLM databases at the Pacific NW Library Association annual meeting in Boise, ID.

$490
Exhibit: Spring into Health 2013

Exhibit at Spring into Health event, Eritrean health fair in Seattle WA, to demonstrate NLM resources to attendees.

$509
Express Outreach: East African Community Health and Information Outreach

Future Foundation Interactional proposes to enhance East African refugee and immigrant youth and community members access to and use of NLM and related health resources and information, in collabor

$15,000
Express Outreach: Environmental Health Connection for Rural Oregon Schools

Oregon Pacific Area Health Education Center (OPAHEC) proposes providing twelve one hour classes to four schools and two tribal education programs in northwest rural Oregon using the new curriculum

$15,000
Express Outreach: Outreach to Peer Language Navigators in Anchorage

This project will build on the experience of The Anchorage Health Literacy Collaborative (TAHLC) with Peer Language Navigators (PLNs) to advance health literacy.

$13,000
Health Info Services: Biomedical Information Literacy Training for Research Interns

The goals of the project are: 1) to provide information literacy training to high school and undergraduate students and research interns; 2) to provide overviews on biomedical informatics databases

$5,000
Health Info Services: WASCLA Tools for Health

The goals of the project are: 1) To create an online consumer toolkit which will contain resources and information for Washington State residents who have Limited English Proficiency (LEP) and for

$5,000
Health Information Services: Connectiing You to Better Health

The goal of the project is to increase awareness of Chinese immigrants about the Medline Plus: Health Information in Multiple Languages (MPHIML).

$5,000
MOU for Health Information Resources Development SIHB

This MOU is designed to provide NLM funding via the NN/LM PNR contract, to NWIC, with a primary objective to improve the tribal college health information resources available to students, teachers,

$16,500
MOU for Oregon Outreach OY2

The Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) will promote health literacy and access to evidence-based resources via the services, databases, and resources of the National Library of Medicine,

$15,000
MOU: The Research Lifecycle: Partnering for Success

The OHSU Library will serve as a host site for an interregional eSciences forum on March 15, 2013 called ?The Research Lifecycle: Partnering for Success?.

$650
Planning/Assessment: Assessing Health Info Needs of Immigrants/Refugees in OR

To learn more about the Oregon refugee and immigrant populations?

$2,000
Planning/Assessment: First Steps in Assessing OR Pub Health Prof Needs

To learn more about Oregon public health professionals and their specific health information needs, Oregon Health and Science University will conduct preliminary assessment to inventory and better

$2,000
Professional Development: 2013 Partners in Emergency Preparedness Conference A. Gonzalez

Attend 2013 Partners in Emergency Preparedness Conference.

$903
Professional Development: 2013 Partners in Emergency Preparedness Conference Hurtado

Attend 2013 Partners in Emergency Preparedness Conference.

$823
Professional Development: 8th National Conference on Quality Health Care for Culturally Diverse Pop

Attend Eighth National Conference on Quality Health Care for Culturally Diverse Populations: Achieving Equity in an Era of Innovation and Health System Transformation in Oakland, CA.

$1,051
Professional Development: Advanced XML Conference March 2013 Washington DC

Attending course: Advanced XML: Further Adventures with XSLT.

$1,500

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