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AoU Community Health Outreach: Information Resources for Alaska’s Libraries and Their Patrons: Outreach in the Last Frontier

This award supports an additional travel day on trips scheduled for Assistant Professor Sigrid Brudie of the Alaska Medical Library for public library training sessions. The desired outcome is that residents will be able to identify reliable and appropriate health information sources to meet their needs, and know that their local library and librarians are an access point for these resources.

Identify any specific population(s) this project will serve: 
Medically Underserved Areas/Populations
Rural
Alaska Natives
Identify roles of participants this project will serve: 
Health care provider
Library or information professional
Public health professional
Project Lead:
Jodi Jacques
Funding Source: 
PNR
Project Funding:
Funding Period:
Project Status:
Awarded

Activities

Orientation to consumer health resources at Sitka Public Library in Sitka, Alaska
Activity Description:
Orientation to consumer health resources at Sitka Public Library in Sitka, Alaska, on April 11, 2019. I met one-on-one with the director of the public library and described consumer health resources available through NLM, Alaska SLED Databases, and Alaska Medical Library. I also described the All of Us project and left her with FAQ sheets.
Activity Dates:
04/11/2019
Activity Type:
Classes/Courses/Trainings/Workshops
Partner Organization(s):
Alaska Library Network (Member Organizations)
Achievements:
Participant became newly aware of some consumer health resources and the All of Us project.
Orientation to consumer health resources at Soldotna Public Library in Soldotna, Alaska
Activity Description:
Orientation to consumer health resources at Soldotna Public Library in Soldotna, Alaska, on April 3, 2019. I met one-on-one with the assistant city librarian and described consumer health resources available through NLM, Alaska SLED Databases, and Alaska Medical Library. I also described the All of Us project and left her with FAQ sheets.
Activity Dates:
04/03/2019
Activity Type:
Classes/Courses/Trainings/Workshops
Partner Organization(s):
Alaska Library Network (Member Organizations)
Achievements:
Participant became newly aware of some consumer health resources and the All of Us project.
Orientation to consumer health resources at Mendenhall Valley Public Library in Juneau, Alaska
Activity Description:
Orientation to consumer health resources at Mendenhall Valley Public Library in Juneau, Alaska, on April 13, 2019. I met one-on-one with a staff librarian and described consumer health resources available through NLM, Alaska SLED Databases, and Alaska Medical Library. I also described the All of Us project and left her with FAQ sheets.
Activity Dates:
04/13/2019
Activity Type:
Classes/Courses/Trainings/Workshops
Partner Organization(s):
Alaska Library Network (Member Organizations)
Achievements:
Participant became newly aware of some consumer health resources and the All of Us project.
Orientation to consumer health resources at Juneau Public Library in Juneau, Alaska
Activity Description:
Orientation to consumer health resources at Juneau Public Library in Juneau, Alaska, on April 13, 2019. I met one-on-one with a staff librarian and described consumer health resources available through NLM, Alaska SLED Databases, and Alaska Medical Library. I also described the All of Us project and left her with FAQ sheets.
Activity Dates:
04/13/2019
Activity Type:
Classes/Courses/Trainings/Workshops
Partner Organization(s):
Alaska Library Network (Member Organizations)
Achievements:
Participant became newly aware of some consumer health resources and the All of Us project.
Orientation to consumer health resources at Kegoayah Kozga Library in Nome, Alaska
Activity Description:
Orientation to consumer health resources at Kegoayah Kozga Library in Nome, Alaska, on January 8, 2019. I met one-on-one with the director of the public library and described consumer health resources available through NLM, Alaska SLED Databases, and Alaska Medical Library. I also described the All of Us project and left her with FAQ sheets.
Activity Dates:
01/08/2019
Activity Type:
Classes/Courses/Trainings/Workshops
Partner Organization(s):
Alaska Library Network (Member Organizations)
Achievements:
Participant became newly aware of some consumer health resources and the All of Us project.
Kegoayah Kozga Library Demo in Nome, Alaska
Activity Description:
Orientation to consumer health resources at Kegoayah Kozga Library in Nome, Alaska, on January 8, 2019. Sigrid met one-on-one with the director of the public library and described consumer health resources available through NLM, Alaska SLED Databases, and Alaska Medical Library. She also described the All of Us project and left her with FAQ sheets.
Activity Dates:
01/08/2019
Activity Type:
Demos, Classes/Courses/Trainings/Workshops
Partner Organization(s):
University of Alaska Anchorage Medical Library (Member Organizations)
Achievements:
Participant became newly aware of some consumer health resources and the All of Us project.
Tuzzy Consortium Library Demo in Barrow, Alaska
Activity Description:
Orientation to consumer health resources at Tuzzy Consortium Library in Barrow, Alaska, on February 5, 2019. Tuzzy is a joint academic-public library (serving Ilisagvik College in addition to the North Slope Borough).
Activity Dates:
02/05/2019
Activity Type:
Demos, Classes/Courses/Trainings/Workshops
Partner Organization(s):
University of Alaska Anchorage Medical Library (Member Organizations)
Achievements:
Participants became newly aware of some consumer health resources and the All of Us project.
Noel Wien Public Library Demo in Fairbanks, Alaska
Activity Description:
Orientation to consumer health resources at Noel Wien Public Library in Fairbanks, Alaska, on February 7, 2019. The library director was out that week, but Sigrid met one-on-one with the library's collection services manager. She described consumer health resources available through NLM, Alaska SLED Databases, and Alaska Medical Library.
Activity Dates:
02/07/2019
Activity Type:
Demos, Classes/Courses/Trainings/Workshops
Partner Organization(s):
University of Alaska Anchorage Medical Library (Member Organizations)
Achievements:
Participant became newly aware of some consumer health resources and the All of Us project.
Kuskokwim Consortium Library Demo in Bethel, Alaska
Activity Description:
Orientation to consumer health resources at Kuskokwim Consortium Library in Bethel, Alaska, on February 12, 2019. It is a joint academic-public library (serving the Kuskokwim campus of University of Alaska Fairbanks in addition to Bethel area residents).
Activity Dates:
02/12/2019
Activity Type:
Demos, Classes/Courses/Trainings/Workshops
Partner Organization(s):
University of Alaska Anchorage Medical Library (Member Organizations)
Achievements:
Participants became newly aware of some consumer health resources and the All of Us project.