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If you provide information support for researchers, be aware that NIH has announced its new Policy Supporting the Next Generation Researchers Initiative. NIH is prioritizing applications from principle investigators who are Early Stage Investigators or Early Established Investigators. This policy is meant to encourage more applications from less experienced researchers. An overview of the policy is available on Open Mike, NIH’s blog… Read More »
Congratulations to Network members, Mabee Learning Commons of the MidAmerica Nazarene University and Eccles Health Sciences Library of the University of Utah! Each of these libraries is a recipient of one of the NNLM MCR Technology Improvement Awards. Bruce Flanders, Coordinator of the Mabee Learning Commons and Director of the Mabee Library, is leading an collaboration to… Read More »
The MidContinental Region has updated the Immersive Workshop Funding to extend the length of time that awardees have to complete their professional development event. The project performance period is now May 1, 2017 through April 30, 2019. We will continue to accept applications until funds are expended. The Immersive Workshop Funding opportunity seeks to support… Read More »
MCR is now accepting applications for the Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) Certification Funding. Each awardee receives funding to cover the cost of applying for the CHIS certificate (up to $75). Priority is given to first time applicants. For more information about eligibility and application requirements, visit: MLA Specializations Certification Funding If you have any… Read More »
The MidContinental Region is now accepting applications for the “Immersive Workshop Funding.” This funding opportunity seeks to support a library in developing and hosting a multi-day professional development event that trains participants to improve health information access. The event must be interprofessional and include librarians as one of the professions. The workshop activities should achieve… Read More »