The goal of the NNLM is to advance the progress of medicine and improve public health by providing U.S. health professionals with equal access to biomedical information and improving individuals' access to information to enable them to make informed decisions about their health.
The University of Utah Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library serves as the Regional Medical Library (RML) for Region 4, which provides programs, services, and dedicated support for NNLM Members in Arizona, Idaho, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.
Looking for assistance? Browse our staff directory to find contact information, and get to know the RML staff by reading their personal bios.
Member organizations are eligible for benefits and services, including: NNLM funding, access to training, partnership opportunities, free educational and printed materials, NLM Traveling Exhibitions, and institutional recognition as a Network Member.
NNLM R4 CONNECTIONS
NNLM R4 CONNECTIONS is a bi-monthly webinar with topics of interest for NNLM Region 4 members.
July 14, 2022 - 10 AM PT/11 AM MT/12 PM CT/ 1 PM ET
Recordings of past sessions are available on our YouTube channel.
Sign up for the NNLM Region 4 Newsletter to stay up to date on regional news including receiving announcements to attend upcoming NNLM R4 CONNECTIONS.
Keep In Touch!
Contact Region 4 staff via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call us at 801-587-3487. If we are unable to answer your call, please leave a detailed message and we be in touch.
Region 4 Newsletter:
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NNLM Region 4 Funding Opportunities are here!
The Network of the National Library of Medicine, Region 4 (NNLM Region 4) invites applications for health information outreach, programming projects, and professional development opportunities. We want to see your application.
Among other things, past funding awards have helped libraries develop and implement health-related outreach and programming, acquire technology that can help patrons gain access to health information, and send staff to valuable training activities.
Application Deadline July 4, 2022 for Engagement and Outreach Awards and Program Improvement Awards
Professional Development Award Applications accepted and awarded on a rolling basis until February 15, 2023 or until funding is exhausted.
Eligibility: Network member organizations in Region 4 (Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, South Dakota and North Dakota) are eligible to apply. Membership is FREE and open to libraries, community-based organizations, clinics, public health departments and other organizations that provide or distribute health information.
Available awards include:
Engagement and Outreach Award (2022-2023)
The purpose of these awards is to develop new or enhance existing collaborative projects among all library types to increase awareness and use of NLM resources. There are five awards for up to $20,000 each.
For more information about this award, please visit: https://nnlm.gov/guides/region-4-year-2-engagement-outreach-award
Program Improvement Awards (2022-2023)
The Purpose of these awards are to support short-term projects that involve program improvement to advance access to health information resources in our region (AZ, NM, CO, UT, WY, ID, MT, ND and SD). Five awards are available, one award is up to $4,500.
For more information about this award, please visit: https://nnlm.gov/guides/region-4-year-2-program-improvement-award
Professional Development Awards (2022-2023)
The Purpose of these awards are to support and strengthen the professional knowledge and experience of individual network members in data science or heath information access/delivery, building professional capacity in support of the mission of the NNLM and enabling libraries and other organizations to train staff in the skills needed to deliver reliable health information. There are 14 awards available for up to $2,000 each.
For more information about this award, please visit: https://nnlm.gov/guides/region-4-year-2-professional-development-award
Note: The funding range amounts for these award categories are an approximate. Applicants are not required to budget to the max amount if the project cannot justify it.
NNLM Region 4 staff are available for consultation and training on applicable National Library of Medicine resources and potential projects.
Please contact us; we want to help you succeed!
We are here if you want to discuss your ideas and to determine the scope of work. Contacting NNLM does not commit you to completing an application.
We look forward to seeing your proposals!