NN/LM SCR Library Technology Award Recipient
Congratulations to Lola Purvis, VAMC Library, Alexandria LA! The awarded project will enable VISN 16 (VAMC) Librarians, who are collaborating to meet the goal of the National Library of Medicine program to increase electronic document delivery to improve access, convenience and delivery of up-to-date knowledge-based information to health care professionals, allied health professionals, educators, and students within VISN 16 and nationwide through VALNET. Ariel will be implemented in VISN 16 libraries in Little Rock AR, North Little Rock AR, Shreveport LA, and Houston TX.
The Library Technology Award is new in the 2006-2011 RML Contract. The purpose of the Library Technology Award is to assist full Network member libraries in the NN/LM SCR that are interested in implementing large-scale technology applications to further encourage library improvement and expansion of library services: http://nnlm.gov/scr/funding/librarytech_award.html