From the GMR: Second Round of GMR Funding - May 9 Deadline
The first round of funding for the next GMR contract year is in process, but there is still money left, so we are announcing a second round.
The new deadline for application is May 9, 2014, for projects beginning July 1, 2014. We have updated our awards program for the current contract year, including two new awards.
Go to the GMR website at: http://nnlm.gov/gmr/funding/ to find more details and to link to each award type.
Here is an overview:
Community College Library Award - NEW - (up to $2,500) - for projects that promote the use of NLM databases and services by community college librarians, students and faculty
Community Engagement Award (up to $4,500) - for any outreach project that involves the community, especially minority and underserved populations
Exhibit & Event Award (up to $1,200) - for exhibit expenses to promote NLM resources at professional meetings, health fairs, or any health-related community event
Hospital Library Award - NEW - (up to $4,500) - for projects that demonstrate emerging roles of hospital librarians or expand library involvement in hospital-wide initiatives
Target Project Award ( up to $15,000) - for projects that address needs identified by NLM for the current contract, such as community research, evidence-based librarianship, e-science, health information technologies, or minority populations
Technology Improvement Award (up to $4,500) - for projects that improve knowledge-based information services to health professionals or consumers through the application of technologies
Ruth Holst, MSLS, AHIP, FMLA
NN/LM, Greater Midwest Region
University of Illinois at Chicago
Library of the Health Sciences
1750 W. Polk Street, MC763
Chicago, IL 60612