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Exhibitor Award: Funding for exhibits at state and/or local meetings of health professionals, information professionals and health consumers. It provides an opportunity to promote NLM products, S/EA programs or SE/A member libraries to target populations. Funding covers registration and booth fees, travel and per diems, communication costs, and equipment rental if needed and associated costs… Read More »
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-17-159.html Purpose The National Library of Medicine seeks applications for novel informatics and data science approaches that can help individuals gather, manage and use data and information about their personal health. A goal of this program is to advance research and application by patients and the research community through broadly sharing the results via publication,… Read More »
The Friends of the National Library of Medicine (http://fnlm.org/) seek nominations for this year’s Michael E. DeBakey Library Services Outreach Award. Nominations: Nominees must be currently employed as a health sciences librarian and have worked in such a position for at least five years immediately preceding the award. The nomination may be made for contributions… Read More »
The National Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Organization has announced three of its member AHEC organizations (Atlanta AHEC (The Southeast Primary Care Consortium), Eastern Connecticut AHEC, and Southeast Pennsylvania AHEC) will participate in the second year phase of a health information literacy initiative funded with $150,000 from the National Library of Medicine (NLM). Projects will address… Read More »
by Liz Bowen How can public libraries address the increasing digital literacy needs of seniors while also providing valuable volunteer opportunities to young adults? Through a program called Teens Teach Tech! At the Frederick County Public Libraries, teens are teaching seniors how to search the Internet, create Facebook accounts and practice skills needed to succeed… Read More »