News for Pennsyslvania Libraries

MAR invites applications for outreach funding!  Five award types are available for outreach projects that:

  • Enhance clinicians’ and public health workers’ abilities to find and use biomedical and health information in practice and for patient education;
  • Strengthen the involvement of libraries in assisting with health and disaster information needs before, during and after an emergency;
  • Promote a culture of health literacy within an organization;
  • Support health sciences librarians as conduits of information management, access, and delivery; and
  • Increase the ability for patients, family members, students and members of the general public to find and use health information.

Applicants may request up to $15,000.  The application deadline for these is 7:00 AM ET on Monday, August 22, 2016.

You are invited to the following upcoming webinars that may be of interest as you plan your projects:

STAY TUNED:  Over the next few weeks, we hope to also announce the availability of funds to support Exhibitor, Professional Development, Health Information Awareness and Symposium awards.  Once available, these awards will be offered on an ongoing basis as funds permit.


Also this week, there is still time to register for tomorrow’s webinar:  search.bioPreprint: a discovery tool for cutting edge, preprint biomedical research articles – Sponsored by MAR / webinar / Tuesday, July 26 / 12:00pm ET Details and registration


Sent to you by….

Renae Barger

Michelle Burda

Lydia Collins

Kate Flewelling

Hannah Sinemus

Elaina Vitale

NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region –

***Funded by the National Library of Medicine of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number UG4LM012342 with the University of Pittsburgh***