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Emerging Technology Award (ETA)

Grants to USA Medical Libraries in Multiple States
for Technology to Enhance Information Services

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region

Deadline Date:

Ongoing

Description:

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Grants of up to $4,500 to Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas medical libraries that are members of the funding source association for assistance in integrating new and emerging technologies in their institutions to enhance health information services.

Potential emerging technologies include but are not limited to: 3-D printing and/or scanning, wearable technologies, application of the “Internet of Things” for health purposes, the use of gamification for the promotion of health information or the creation of mobile applications focused on health information or increasing access ton high quality health information.

Special emphasis is given to projects that utilize products or services from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and National Institutes of Health (NIH). Examples of resources including but not limited to; resources available from the NLM Gallery of Mobile Apps and Sites, free NLM Application Programing Interface (API) and the NIH 3D Print Exchange.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 159834

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $4,500 per project.

Term of Contract:

Project must be completed by April 30, 2016.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Network members in the NN/LM SCR (Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas) are eligible to apply. Network membership is free and open to institutions interested in providing health information.

Apply for membership here: http://nnlm.gov/scr/services/member.html

Pre-Application Information:

Applications may be submitted at any time.

Submit application in electronic format to Owen Ellard, Interim Associate Director at oellard@library.tmc.edu.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Owen Ellard, Interim Associate Director
P: 1-800-338-7657 (AR, LA, NM, OK, TX only)
F: 713-790-7030
oellard@library.tmc.edu

Jon Goodell, Associate Director
P: 713-799-7803
F: 713-790-7030
jon.goodell@library.tmc.edu

National Network of Libraries of Medicine
South Central Region (NN/LM SCR)
Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center (HAM-TMC) Library
1133 John Freeman Blvd.
Houston, TX 77030-2809

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Arkansas;   Louisiana;   New Mexico;   Oklahoma;   Texas