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NNLM Region 7: Collection Equity Award

Posted by on March 8th, 2023 Posted in: Blog

NNLM Region 7 is excited to announce the Collection Equity Award.

hand holding coinsThe Award is designed to help build collections that are reflective of voices of the communities served which may be revealed through different genres such as graphic medicine, fiction, nonfiction, memoirs, Young Adult, manuscripts (published and unpublished), oral histories and film. Expanding diverse voices in libraries (all types), public health agencies, academic programs, or community organizations ensures collection equity and supports health literacy by illuminating health issues either common, or conversely, unique to undeserved populations in the region.

  • Funding Period: March 7, 2023  April 30, 2023
  • Amount: Up to $2,000
  • Application Deadline: March 17, 2023

The RFP and application (download) are available on the website.

Applications must be received by 12pm EST on March 17,2023.

For additional information or help, contact Jessica Kilham (jessica.kilham@umassmed.edu).

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This has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012347 with the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School.

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