Network of the National Library of Medicine, Region 3

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Business Updates

September 2022: Download PDF

 


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

LIS Fall Development Award OPEN

$2,000

08/12/2022 - 5:00pm CST

NNLM Region 3 is seeking library and information science (LIS) students who desire an opportunity to network, learn new skills, and present in a professional setting while learning more about health sciences librarianship and outreach!

08/31/2022

to

12/16/2022

Virtual Professional Development Award OPEN

$500

Applications ongoing until 04/01/2023 or funds are expended.

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.

07/19/2022 

to 

04/01/2023

Professional Development Award OPEN

$2,000

Applications ongoing until 04/01/2023 or funds are expended.

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. 

07/19/2022 

to 

04/01/2023

Exhibit Award OPEN

$2,000

Applications ongoing until 04/01/2023 or funds are expended.

The purpose of the Exhibit Award is to conduct outreach to the region through conferences or by hosting exhibits within their own institutions and to build professional capacity in support of the goals of the NNLM.

07/19/2022 

to 

04/01/2023

Training Outreach Awards OPEN

$2,500

Applications ongoing until 04/01/2023 or funds are expended.

The purpose of the Training Outreach Award is to enable individuals in Region 3 Network Member institutions to expand the professional knowledge and experience of their communities and patrons by providing training on health information access to healthcare providers and consumers as prescribed by NNLM Region 3. 

07/19/2022 

to 

04/01/2023

Tribal Health Information Outreach Award CLOSED

$10,000

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

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

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

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

 


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: Social Workers: Building a Connection Between the Library, Service Agencies and Patrons. 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

 


Product Guides

NNLM Region 3 is excited to announce a series of short guides for NLM Products. Each guide includes a brief description, popular uses, key points, potential predicaments, teaching examples, real-life examples, and links to more resources. They are primarily for NNLM coordinators or people in instruction or training roles such as librarians, faculty leads, or mentor researchers. The guides provide instructors with examples and ideas for teaching people about NLM products. 

NLM Product Guides
BLAST ClinicalTrials.gov
DailyMed LactMed Drugs and Lactation
MedlinePlus and MedlinePlus Espanola MedPix 
NIH Common Data Elements NLM Digital Collections
NLM Exhibitions NLM History of Medicine
Open-i PubChem
RxNorm and RxNav  

 


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

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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
Health Information Strategist

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

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