Support Native peoples in northwestern Nevada greater Reno-Sparks area by providing instruction and promoting freely available health information resources, with a focus on National Library of Medicine NLM content.The primary goals are to increase awareness and provide support through in-person and online education for community members from grade 8 through 89. REMARKS: Katie Jefferson, Library Services Liaison and Library Faculty member, will assume overall leadership responsibility for this subaward. She will take the lead on development and implementation of the project, working with Mary Shultz, Library Director of Savitt Medical LIbrary, who oversaw year 1 of the subaward which focused on community health nursing clinics. This award will include significant travel to and from reservations. In addition to the fulfilling the primary goal of working with Native peoples, library personnel will provide information regarding careers, build partnerships for upcoming information events, and enhance information access for the local community.

Project Details

Organization Name

University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine

Organization Type
Academic institution
Health sciences library
Project Lead


Start Date
May 1, 2017
End Date
April 30, 2018
Funding Amount
General Public
Public Health Professional
Seniors (65+ yrs.)
Teens (13-18 yrs.)
American Indians