Network of the National Library of Medicine, Region 3

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About

NNLM South Central Region is now NNLM Region 3! Learn more by reading the press release, NLM Awards 2021-2026 Regional Medical Library Cooperative Agreements. You can also meet representatives of the new RMLs!

Gibson D. Lewis Health Science Library serves as the designated Regional Medical Library (RML) for the Network of the National Library of Medicine, Region 3 (NNLM R3).

NNLM R3 aims to advance the progress of medicine and improve public health through increased access to health information within the states of Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas.

 


Funding Opportunities

Title Status

Amount & Application Deadline

Description Funding Period
Emerging Leader Award OPEN

$4,000

08/25/2022 - 5:00pm CST

The purpose of the Emerging Leader Award is to motivate and prepare a librarian for a position of leadership in an academic health sciences library. With oversight from the NNLM Region 3 Directors’ Advisory Board, the awarded librarian is paired with a director who will serve as their mentor. 

09/22/2022 to 04/30/2023

Tribal Health Information Outreach Award CLOSED

$10,000

03/01/2022 - 5:00pm CST

The purpose of the Tribal Health Information Outreach Award is to provide support for projects that improve health information literacy and increase the ability of American Indian communities and individuals, and Tribal Nations to find and use health information.  TBD
Health Information Outreach Award CLOSED

$25,000

03/01/2022 - 5:00pm CST

This award provides support for projects that improve health information literacy and increase the ability of consumers caregivers, students, and other members of the public to find and use health information. TBD
Express Health Information Outreach Award CLOSED

$8,000

03/01/2022 - 5:00pm CST

The purpose of the Express Health Information Outreach Award is to provide short-term support for projects that improve health information literacy and increase the ability of consumers caregivers, students, and other members of the public to find and use health information.  TBD
Health Technology & Program Kit Awards CLOSED

$5,000

03/01/2022 - 5:00pm CST

The purpose of the Health Technology & Program Kit Award is to provide support for organizations who are interested in implementing technology applications or activity kits to enhance access to high quality health information. 

TBD

Virtual Professional Development Award CLOSED

$500

04/01/2022 - 5:00pm CST

Applications ongoing until funds are expended or deadline is reached.

The purpose of the Virtual Professional Development Award is to enable individuals in Region 3 Network Member institutions to expand professional knowledge and experience to provide improved health information access to healthcare providers and consumers.

06/01/2022 to 04/30/2023

Training Outreach Awards CLOSED

$2,000

04/01/2022 - 5:00pm CST

Applications ongoing until funds are expended or deadline is reached.

The award’s primary aims are to broaden access to and awareness of health information resources, with an emphasis on those resources provided by the NLM, and increase communication channels between

06/01/2022 to 04/30/2023

Professional Development Award CLOSED

$2,000

04/01/2022 - 5:00pm CST

Applications ongoing until funds are expended or deadline is reached.

The purpose of the Professional Development Award is to enable individuals in Region 3 Network Member institutions to expand professional knowledge and experience to provide improved health information access to healthcare providers and consumers.

06/01/2022 to 04/30/2023

Exhibit Award CLOSED

$2,000

04/01/2022 - 5:00pm CST

Applications ongoing until funds are expended or deadline is reached.

The Exhibit Award will provide 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, Region 3 programs or Region 3 member libraries to target populations.

06/01/2022 to 04/30/2023

 


Health Bytes with Region 3

Health Bytes with Region 3 is a monthly web conference presented by the Network of the National Library of Medicine Region 3 on various topics of interest to health sciences librarians and others. The webinar highlights topics such as NLM databases, subject specific resources, and technology topics. Information on the next edition of Health Bytes with Region 3 is located below at the following link: Cultivating Protective Libraries: An Introduction to Public Library Social Work. To view previous Health Bytes with Region 3 webinars, please see our YouTube playlist.

 


Newsletter

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Year 2
Summer 2022 Fall 2022 Winter 2022 Spring 2022

Year 1
August 2021 November 2021

 


Contact

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Address

NNLM Region 3
UNT Health Science Center
Gibson D. Lewis Library
955 Montgomery Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

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Visitor Information

Hours of Operation

8:00am - 5:00pm CST

 

Telephone & Email

Phone: (817) 735-2169
Email: nnlmregion3@unthsc.edu

Staff Directory

Photo Name & Contact Details

Daniel Burgard
University Librarian and Vice Provost for Scholarly Information Management

 

Brian Leaf
Executive Director

Debbie Montenegro
Deputy Director

Jennifer Ortiz
Consumer Health Coordinator

E. Bailey Sterling
Technology & LIS Coordinator

Margie Sheppard
Community Engagement Coordinator

Katie Pierce-Farrier
Data Science Strategist

Brandon Kennedy
Communications Assistant

We answer our phones! Please email or call any of us if you have any questions or concerns.

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