NLM Announces New Funding Opportunity: Disaster Health Information Outreach and Collaboration Projects 2013
The National Library of Medicine, a component of the National Institutes of Health, invites submission of innovative proposals that enhance mutually beneficial collaboration among libraries and disaster-related agencies. For example, projects may increase awareness of health information resources, demonstrate how libraries and librarians can assist planners and responders with disaster-related information needs, show ways in which disaster workers can educate librarians about disaster management, and/or include collaboration among partners in developing information resources that support planning and response to public health emergencies. Summaries of the projects funded in 2011 and 2012 can be viewed at http://disasterinfo.nlm.nih.gov/dimrc/disasterinfofunding.html.
Contract awards will be offered for a minimum of $15,000 to a maximum of $30,000 each for a one-year project.
The deadline for responses is Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 2 PM Eastern Time. Responses are limited to six pages plus supplemental materials such as resumes, letters of support, and a budget.
The solicitation notice can be found on FedBizOpps:
For more information and instructions about the "Disaster Health Information Outreach and Collaboration Project 2013," please visit: http://disasterinfo.nlm.nih.gov/dimrc/2013disasteroutreachrfq.html.
The National Library of Medicine (http://www.nlm.nih.gov) is the world's largest biomedical library and provides extensive online health information resources. Visit the NLM Disaster Information Management Research Center site (http://disasterinfo.nlm.nih.gov) to learn more about disaster-related health information resources and tools, and about programs to support the role of information specialists in the provision of information resources to the disaster workforce.