NNLM SEA 2006-2001 Plan by mzg34842


									   NN/LM SE/A
   2006-2001 Plan
      University of Maryland
Health Sciences & Human Services
              NN/LM Mission
   Advance the progress of medicine and improve
    the public’s health by:
     Providing all U.S. health professionals with equal
      access to biomedical information; and,
     Improving the public's access to information to
      enable them to make informed decisions about their
          NN/LM Program Goals
   To develop collaborations among network members and other
    organizations to improve access to and sharing of biomedical
    information resources throughout the nation;
   To promote awareness of, access to, and use of biomedical
    information resources for health professionals and the public,
    with a particular emphasis on contributing to the Healthy People
    2010 goal of eliminating health disparities;
   To develop, promote, and improve electronic access to health
    information by network members, health professionals, and
    organizations providing health information to the public.
     Overall Goals of the Proposal
   Continue to work with the libraries in the network in establishing
    connections with health professionals in rural and inner city
    locations who still do not have adequate access to information;
   Work with network members and other organizations to increase
    public awareness of and access to health information via the
    Internet, with particular focus on outreach to minority and
    underserved populations with the goal of eliminating health
    disparities, noted as one of the two goals specified in Healthy
    People 2010; and
   Strengthen network capabilities through collaborations and by
    supporting national centers in key areas of need.
           SE/A Basic Services Plan
   Maintain a membership program
        Recruit a diverse membership of libraries and community organizations
        Refer health professionals and consumers needing health information to a
         local Network member
   Promote resource sharing, DOCLINE, EFTS, Loansome Doc
        Provide and update the Region 2 document delivery plan
        Promote and monitor DOCLINE
        Provide training on DOCLINE
        Promote Electronic Funds Transfer System (EFTS) to all network
        Promote Loansome Doc for document referral
   Identify historical and unique collections
        With NLM and other NN/LM regions, increase the availability of such
         materials in the Network
                   Basic Services Plan
   Maintain active communications with members
       Provide an electronic newsletter as a blog
            See http://nnlm.gov/sea/newsletter/
       Maintain a web site with network member focus
            See http://nnlm.gov/sea/
       Maintain an electronic discussion list for regional communication, as well
        as specialty lists as needed
       Network with other library associations, especially state library
       Promote the National Training Center and Clearinghouse’s training
            See http://nnlm.gov/ntcc/clearinghouse/
       Make site visits to Network member libraries and attend state and local
                  Basic Services Plan
   Make agreements with resource libraries
       31 academic health sciences libraries have agreed to serve
       See http://nnlm.gov/sea/about/reslib.html
   Implement emergency preparedness plan
       Name a task force early in year 01
       Charge: Determine need for a regional plan, determine what plans exist
        for health sciences libraries in the Region and determine what resources
        are available to develop plans
       Promote NLM and SE/A plans
   Name 4 regional advisory committees
       Populate committees for: Network access, Outreach to health
        professionals, Consumer health and Technology
       Work with committees to develop and refine yearly programs
       See http://nnlm.gov/sea/about/rac.html
                  Basic Services Plan
       Assess, evaluate and provide feedback
          Maintain two-way communications with members for assessment and
          Participate in an evaluation of programs in year 02
          Distribute feedback obtained to NLM and members
       Promote NLM grants and other funding opportunities
          Inform Network members about grant opportunities
          Assist community groups with grant preparation through training
       Assist with e-licensing issues to ensure continued network
          Provide resources on e-licensing
          Provide training on e-licensing
Outreach to Health Professionals
   Provide training throughout the region to HPs and health sciences librarians
      To include: NLM system, technology, public health resources, evidence
         based medicine and the basics of outreach
   Provide funding for subcontracts and awards
      Fund a minimum of 2 subcontracted projects per year
      Introduce “Express Outreach Awards”
      See http://nnlm.gov/sea/funding/
   Work with institutions that train minority health sciences students
      Promote membership, provide training and promote funding
   Fund 1-2 technology improvement projects in inner city identified by RAC
    and Network members
   Exhibit at state health professional meetings each year
   Work with the RAC health professional outreach committee to plan programs
    or training opportunities
             Consumer Health Plan
   Provide training
       To include: NLM system, literacy, minority classes, public library classes
       Target groups: veterans, seniors, gay & lesbian, teens, peer-to-peer, public
        librarians, faith groups, community organizations, and more
       New classes proposed: Genetics, patient informatics, complementary and
        alternative medicine, cultural competency and more
   Fund subcontracts and awards
       2-3 subcontracted projects per year
       “Express awards” for planning or small projects
       See http://nnlm.gov/sea/funding/
             Consumer Health Plan
   Develop partnerships
      Minority organizations or with those working to eliminate
       health disparities
   Promote Information Rx
      Prescription pads for MedlinePlus.gov promotion
   Exhibit each year
      State library associations, community health fairs, faith or
       minority health fairs, consumer shows
   Promote and fund Go Local projects
       See http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/golocalresources.html
   Work with RAC consumer health committee to plan programs
    for the year
                 Collaborations Plan
   Promote Network membership and partnerships with members
   Provide training
       NLM system, funding, minority classes
   Fund community agencies or partnerships (from RAC
    recommendations): See http://nnlm.gov/sea/funding/
       Introduce “Welcome awards” – for technology or connectivity to ensure
       Introduce “Express planning” awards – small awards to work with
        partners to plan for an outreach project
       Provide outreach projects – larger projects preferably with partners
       Introduce “Express follow-up” awards – for evaluation or sustainability
                  Collaborations Plan
   Develop and provide “Wishing well” training series
    about funding
       “Wishful thinking”
            Presentation style that outlines funding process, partnership tips, and
             more and provides examples of past projects
       “Be careful what you wish for”
            Online course on how to develop a proposal
       “Your wish is granted”
            Online tutorial – what happens once funded. Introduction to
             NN/LM, reporting system, invoicing, etc.
       “Was your wish fulfilled?”
            Covers evaluation and sustainability of project
                        Training Plan
   Develop and provide classes
       Targets: librarians, health professionals, public health
        workforce, minority institutions, direct to consumer
   RAC outreach committees will assist with plans
   Provide training awards
       For classes that mirror the NN/LM program
       See http://nnlm.gov/sea/funding/
   Make courses available for others to use
       Current list of courses
            See http://nnlm.gov/sea/training/
                     Training Plan
   Develop courses to meet member needs
       New courses proposed for the 5 year period:
          Complementary and alternative medicine
          Cultural competency

          Geeks bearing gifts: Unwrapping new technologies

          Geek lit: RSS and Blogs

          Grants and NN/LM funding

          Outreach for hospital librarians

          Medical reference 101: Internet based medical reference
                   Training Plan
   New courses cont’d:
        Occult knowledge: Grey literature and the invisible web
        Evidence-based medicine

        No patient left behind – for paraprofessionals

        Teen health

        Veterans health

        Genetics for consumers

        Patient informatics

        E-licensing
                  Exhibiting Plan
   Exhibit at a minimum of 10 meetings
      6 national meetings
      4 regional or state meetings of health professionals,
       consumers and librarians
   Provide exhibit funding for local meetings
      See http://nnlm.gov/sea/funding/
   Encourage Network members to assist at national exhibits
   Call upon Network members’ expertise to assist with a program
   Work with RAC outreach committees
     Information Technology Plan
   Provide funding for a minimum of 3 showcases or
    cybercafes each year
       See http://nnlm.gov/sea/funding/
   With MLA regional chapters, develop new technology
   Provide training on technology, trends and advances
       For librarians or health professionals
   Provide distance learning through web-based tutorials
    or use of teleconferencing
   Use RSS, blogs, and emerging technology
   Work with RAC technology committee
         Library Improvement Plan
   Fund 1 library improvement project/year
       For small community hospitals, consumer health centers
     See http://nnlm.gov/sea/funding/
   Offer “Express Awards” for Library Technology
       Up to $3,500/award to enable libraries to digitize or
        automate a library service to increase its accessibility within or
        without the institution.
       A minimum of 5 awards/year
       See http://nnlm.gov/sea/funding/
                   Connections Plan
   Encourage connections for Network members and health
       Site visits, consultations, communications
       Work with various health organizations in each state to identify inner
        city and rural healthcare organizations
   Encourage grant applications to NLM
   Offer Delta Information Access Project
       Minimum of 2 awards/year in the Delta region
       Target minority serving clinics, community organizations, and more
       Interregional project with NN/LM SCR
   Offer “Express Awards” for connectivity
       Library technology awards, library improvement awards, express
        outreach projects, welcome awards, etc.
   Work with RAC technology committee
           Funding Plan
Outreach to Health Professionals Projects
     Projects directed at improving health professionals’ access to
      health information.
     Network members can use project funds to provide training,
      presentations, demonstrations, technology, exhibits, and
     Targeted populations include public health workforce,
      minority or unaffiliated health professionals, health
      professionals serving at risk or minority populations or those
      working in rural, inner city or minority-serving health clinics
     Minimum of 2 subcontracts planned per year, dependent on
      available funding
     Maximum of $40,000/project
               Funding Plan
Go Local Projects
      For development of projects following the participation guidelines
       developed by NLM
      Maximum of $25,000/project
Consumer Health Outreach Projects
      Projects that seek to improve access to health information resources at
       the regional, state, and local level. Network members can use project
       funds to provide training, presentations, demonstrations, technology and
       exhibits and more
      Targeted populations include: community and faith-based organizations,
       vulnerable and at-risk populations, public libraries, and more
      Minimum of 3 subcontracts planned per year, dependent on available
      Maximum of $40,000/project
                 Funding Plan
Express Outreach Awards
   To improve the use of information by health professionals and the public without
    adequate access to library or information services; to build partnerships between
    network members and community organizations; or foster local health information
    expertise in the community or promote awareness of NLM products or services to a
    targeted population.
   A minimum of 5 awards/year at $6,000 is planned. Includes, but is not limited to:
        Training for community or faith groups, consumer groups, minority groups, or other identified minority
         or at risk target populations. Available to all network members, this award funds the development and
         teaching of a series of classes to a target population. Must develop at least one class and teach up to 5
         classes. Funds cover personnel costs to develop and teach up to 5 classes, reproduction of class materials,
         and travel.
        Small outreach project directed at improving access to information for unaffiliated health professionals,
         the public health workforce, minority health professionals or those serving minority or at risk
         populations. Funds can be used to implement a series of training sessions directed at local medical,
         nursing, or other professional associations, or it can be used to promote library services to non-staff
         members via open houses, invited speaker series, and advertisement campaigns.
        Promote/enhance connectivity of Network members, or Network members working with local agencies,
         which have an established need for a computer with a network card to access an established T1 line, a fax
         machine for document delivery or information access, a year’s worth of high speed internet access, and
               Funding Plan
Express Welcome Awards
 Open to community based organizations or American Indian
  Tribes that are affiliate members
 A minimum of 3 awards/year at $5,000/each is planned.
 This award includes:
      Community Connections - The award can be used by a community-based
       organization to purchase computer equipment and high-speed Internet
       access for one year. Targets for this award are community-based
       organizations such as non-profit organizations (501 c(3), faith-based
       organizations, American Indian tribes, and their subsidiaries.
      Creation of a website - of culturally sensitive health information for
       specific populations or at risk communities that benefits all network
             Funding Plan
Express Planning Awards
 Open to all Network members
 Funds planning, community assessment, needs assessment and
  more needed to develop larger projects
 A minimum of 2 awards per year at $6,000/each is planned

Express Follow-up Awards
 Open to community organization affiliate members
 This award allows time and resources for an organization to
  evaluate an outreach project, determine next steps, and develop
  plans for sustainability
 Two awards per year at $5,000/each are planned
              Funding Plan
Exhibit Awards
 To enhance our outreach program and encourage use of network member
  libraries, we will solicit applications from network members to exhibit
 A minimum of 5 state and/or local meetings of health professionals,
  information professionals and health consumers per year is planned
 Maximum of $2,000/exhibit

Technology Showcases/Cyber-cafes Awards
 Offers an opportunity to demonstrate NLM products as well as advanced
  information technologies and the methods to integrate them into the
  provision of health care or information access
 Funding for at least 3 technology awareness showcases or cyber-cafés per year
  is planned
 Maximum of $5,000/award
              Funding Plan
Library Improvement Award
 To increase the technological abilities of network libraries to offer services
 1 improvement award at a maximum of $5,000/each is planned per year
 The award covers equipment, connectivity, software, supplies, CE, and more.

Library Technology Improvement Awards
 For hospital and affiliate members, to enable libraries to digitize or automate
   a library service to increase its accessibility within or without the institution
 For purchase of a single software package or equipment to enhance a library
   service. Software, such as Adobe or Microsoft Access, an online library
   catalog, a content management system, or equipment and software needed to
   carry out electronic document delivery are eligible
 Minimum of 5 awards per year is planned
 Maximum of $3,500/project
             Funding Plan
Training Awards
 For training sessions to increase awareness of and skills in
  accessing electronic health information
 Funds will cover travel, per diems, and room and equipment
  rental if needed. No course development costs or refreshments
  will be covered.
 Network members can also apply for funds to bring in
  experts/trainers in subject areas related to the NN/LM program
  where the RML staff does not have expertise to develop courses.
  Classes on such topics as scholarly communication, copyright, e-
  licensing, and more are eligible.
 A minimum of 9 awards at $500/award is planned per year
             Funding Plan
Delta Information Access Projects
   In partnership with Region 5, build connectivity in the
    Lower Mississippi River Valley of Louisiana,
    Mississippi, Arkansas and Tennessee
   Targets: area community organizations, hospitals,
    health clinics and other institutions
   2 awards/per year are planned
   Maximum of $5,000/project
   Year 01 will focus on Mississippi and the Katrina
    devastated areas

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