Innovative Libraries Grants Awarded by Elsevier for 2014

Elsevier has just announced the winners of the 2014 grants. Four of the six grants focus specifically on health information.

The NLM ( National Library of Medicine ) founded Network of African Medical Librarians has been awarded a grant for a project on Consumer Health Literacy in African Public Libraries.The Librarians Without Borders E-Library Training Initiative Librarians Without Borders/Medical Library Association ( LWB) has been funded to develop and continue its work. SEVA, the Association of Vision Science Librarians ( AVSL ) has been awarded a grant to study Eye Health Information Impact. Professor Maria Musoke who is researching the accessibility, use, needs and sources of health information and its effects on health outcomes in Uganda has been awarded one of the Foundation’s new health evaluation impact grants to support her research.

More information on this link. 

Nigel Palmer                            Phi


About nigepalphi

I am a trustee of Partnerships in Health Information. I was librarian of the Health Education Council in London from 1969 to 1972, then librarian of St Mary's Hospital Medical School from 1972 to 2002.
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One Response to Innovative Libraries Grants Awarded by Elsevier for 2014

  1. This is great news for members of AHILA to which all the winners belong. I wish to congratulate the winners: NAML, LWB. AVSL and Prof. Musoke. There is no doubt that the benefits of their work will trickle down to the AHILA fraternity.


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