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Past Funded Projects

Title Description Amount
Professional Development: Hospital Site Visits

Applicant statement: Proposed research is to collect data from NN/LM hospital libraries within 300 miles of Idaho Falls, including eight medical libraries in ID and five in MT.

Professional Development: International Conference on Intercultural Mediation in Health Care

One of the mission populations of applicant's institution, Harborview Medical Ctr, is poor limited English proficient (LEP) patients, and one of Harborview?s goals is to achieve parity of care

Professional Development: JBI Comprehensive Systematic Review Workshop

Professional Development Course/Conference Title for funding, including date and location: Joanna Briggs Institute Comprehensive Systematic Review Education Program UCSF Centre for Evidence-based Q

Professional Development: PubMed for Trainers, Guo

Award allows librarian to attend National Library of Medicine Training Center (NTC) PubMed for Trainers (PMT) at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, UT, on September 18, 2013.

Professional Development: Research Lifecycle Forum Wetzel

Attend Research Lifecycle: Partnering for Success in Seattle, WA. The Technical Library has been investigating the subjects of ?e-science? and ?big data?

Professional Development: Science Boot Camp West

Science Boot Camp for Librarians (West), to be held at University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado June 19-21, 2013.

Professional Development: Science Boot Camp West Wetzel

Attend Science Boot Camp West for Librarians in Boulder, CO.

Professional Development: Supporting Clinical Care

Attend Supporting Clinical Care: An Institute in Evidence-Based Practice for Medical Librarians, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Regional Symposium: Disaster Summit: Magnitude 9 Cascadia Earthquake

This symposium will provide a means to connect librarians, emergency responders, medical personnel and public health workers to health information resources and technology for disaster preparedness

Regional Symposium: Science Boot Camp for Librarians - West

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 methods

Subcontract: Outreach in the Last Frontier OY2

The Alaska Medical Library of the University of Alaska Anchorage seeks to improve the quality of life and health for the citizens of the state by providing information outreach services to the heal

Technology Improvement: Distance Learning Content Capture

The Distance Learning Content Capture project has two goals: to capture content from in person trainings, workshops, courses and conferences in order to archive them and make them accessible for la

Technology Improvement: iPad Lending Project

The Kootenai Health Library and Information Center will initiate an iPad lending program.

Technology Improvement: Mobile Library

OHSU librarians do training around the OHSU campus and around the state for health professionals. Many times there are not computer training facilities available.

Technology Improvement: Outreach to Peer Language Navigators in Anchorage

Purchase 4 tablet computers to allow selected Peer Language Navigators to share NLM resources such as Pubmed, Medline and Arctic Health with the limited-English Anchorage community to promote healt

Technology Improvement: Viva Mobile Learning Center

Viva Hispanic will purchase equipment to support a mobile computer based training/learning center to teach limited English proficient members of the Latino/Hispanic community to access web-based he

Title Description Amount
Disaster Health Info Outreach: MEDICOR Disaster Health Info Portal

The Spokane Medical Library will develop a separate portal within its Web-based MEDICOR electronic library system.

Exhibit: Latino Expo NW

Demonstration of NLM resources at Latino Expo NW to Hispanic community--local companies, and non-profit, government, cultural, media and faith-based organizations.

Exhibit: Spring into Health 2012

Health fair for Eritrean community of Puget Sound (200-300 people): poster displays, printed health info, demos of health info website searching, screenings.

Express Outreach: EthnoMed-Healthy Roads Media Cancer Education Project

The project will engage bilingual/bicultural hospital staff - Caseworker / Cultural Mediators (CCMs) in the Community House Calls Program at Harborview Medical Center - and members of their ethnic



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