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Past Funded Projects

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2014
Title Description Amount
RL Yr 4 UTHSCSA: Focus on Health Information Literacy: Impact of ACA

This project will target public health workers including promotores, community health workers and navigators. Training will be provided on NLM and ACA resources.

$15,000
RL Yr 4 UTMB: Outreach Proposal 2014-2015: Reaching Out to Galveston and Brazoria Counties

The goal of this project is to educate Galveston and Brazoria County healthcare professionals and consumers in the use of the National Library of Medicine?s health information resources with an emp

$8,303
RL Yr 4 UTSW: Building Partnerships for Community Health: 2014-2015

This project will focus on four major groups: (1) public librarians, library volunteers, and library patrons in Dallas and Northeast Texas; (2) nurses in Dallas; (3) staff, volunteers, and program

$15,000
RL Yr 4: HAM-TMC: Empowering Consumers and Public Librarians 2014 - 2015

Public librarians will be trained using the curriculum of three NN/LM training classes: Beyond an Apple a Day; Healthy Aging at Your Library and Caring for the Mind.

$5,000
RL Yr 4: UNMHSLIC: Collaborating to Improve Health Information Access Throughout New Mexico

Project staff will promote NLM resources through an array of demos, classes, exhibits and health fairs.

$15,000
South Central Region Contract 2011 - 2016

Regional Medical Library Contract

$1,629,002
The TTUHSC Preston Smith Library DARES Project- Emerging Technology Award

A Makerspace will be established in the Preston Smith Library.

$4,489
The VIVA Peer Tutor Project 2013 - 2014

South Texas Independent School District (STISD) will build on the achievements of the ?VIVA!

$40,000
Your Medical Library at OSUMC

The objectives of this project are to promote the value of the L.C.

$2,919
2013
Title Description Amount
Aligning Resources to Improve Health Information Access for New Mexico

The University of New Mexico Health Science Center Library will offer training classes on NLM resources; connect with consumers, students, and health professionals to promote NLM resources; provide

$15,000
Assessment of the Impact of Express Outreach Funding from the NN/LM SCR on Outreach on Behalf of NLM

This assessment will evaluate the ability of the eleven organizations funded during FY2011-2012 and FY 2012-2013 to conduct outreach on behalf of the National Library of Medicine, and to produce a

$3,000
Cancer Coalition: Ensuring Informed Decision Making

The Arkansas Cancer Coalition and three partner organizations will work to establish health information technology centers that use MedlinePlus to improve access to electronic health information to

$4,488
Disaster Preparedness Award: Are You Prepared?

LSUHSC-S will partner with two public library systems in the Shreveport, LA area to educate the citizens of Caddo and Bossier parish on the importance of disaster preparedness.

$10,000
Easter Seals Health-Able: Integrated Health Information Literacy

Health-Able will provide an environment for family and community members to access and learn about health information alongside individuals with disabilities by promoting health information skills

$4,996
ECHO Improving Low-SES Older Adults' Ability to Evaluate the Quality on Online Health Information

The goal of this project is to improve the ability of older adult patrons of public libraries to evaluate the quality of online health information in order to make more informed decisions about the

$25,000
ECHO LSUHSC Shreveport: Do I Need to Worry? Mental and Developmental Checklists for Parents

LSU Health Shreveport Health Sciences Library will develop interactive electronic guides for parents' use in determining if their child is failing developmental milestones or if the child'

$25,000
Emerging Leaders Award - Goodell

The purpose of this award is to motivate and prepare a junior librarian for a position of leadership in an academic health sciences library.

$3,500
Express Outreach Award TWU: Educational Service Learning Model

This project will use NLM resources such as MedlinePlus to educate master's level occupational trherapy (MOT) students on the importance of consumer-centered health literacy.

$5,000
Express Outreach Award: Shining a Light onto MedlinePlus: Collaboration with Light and Salt Associat

This project will build on existing relationships with the Asian communities in Houston, TX between the HAM-TMC Library and various Community-Based Organizations.

$5,000
I Heard it on the Radio

The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Library & Informatics Center will partner with public radio station KUNM to promote radio listeners' awareness of and access to quality health

$5,000

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