Grants and Awards



Title Source Principal Investigator Purpose Time Period
Health information access and technology enhancement project at the Autism Academy of South Carolina National Network of Libraries of Medicine Roz McConnaughy, SOM Library To improve access to electronic health information, promote awareness of and use of the National Library of Medicine’s information products and services, and improve the use of technology for information access for the Autism Academy of South Carolina 05/15 – 04/16
History of The School of Medicine digitization grant National Network of Libraries of Medicine Christine Whitaker, SOM Library To digitize selected SOM archival materials to populate a new History of The School of Medicine website 05/14 – 04/15
InfoAble Portal Follow-Up Award National Network of Libraries of Medicine Roz McConnaughy, SOM Library Improve access to technology for training and support group meetings at six Family Connection offices. Improve access to information services by promoting the InfoAble Portal and CDR Library. 5/13 – 4/14
Linking SC Free Clinics to Quality Health Information Project: Phase III National Network of Libraries of Medicine Karen McMullen, SOM Library Improve patient education at four free medical clinics in South Carolina through the promotion of MedlinePlus, a consumer health information website from the National Library of Medicine. 5/12 – 4/13
Library Digitization Grant III National Network of Libraries of Medicine Sarah Fletcher Harper, SOM Library Fund the digitization of 18 addittional historical pharmaceutical pamphlets 09/11 - 04/12
Library Digitization Grant II National Network of Libraries of Medicine Christine Whitaker, SOM Library Purchase book-edge scanner and computer with accompanying software. Supports project to digitize historical pharmaceutical pamphlets and booklets. 04/10 – 05/11
Linking SC Free Clinics to Quality Health Information Project: Phase II National Network of Libraries of Medicine Karen McMullen, SOM Library Improve patient education at three free medical clinics in South Carolina through the promotion of MedlinePlus, a consumer health information website from the National Library of Medicine. 6/10 – 4/11
Building partnerships between libraries and community emergency management personnel in South Carolina National Network of Libraries of Medicine Felicia Yeh, SOM Library Plan, coordinate, and host a state-wide emergency preparedness conference focusing on strengthening and expanding public library partnerships with first responders and community emergency management personnel in South Carolina. 10/09 – 9/10
Library Digitization Grant National Network of Libraries of Medicine Felicia Yeh, SOM Library Digitize five historical works from Charles S. Bryan History of Medicine Room collection and create new Digital Resources area of library website. 5/09 – 3/10
Linking SC Free Clinics to Quality Health Information National Network of Libraries of Medicine Roz Anderson, SOM Library Improve patient education at four free medical clinics in South Carolina through the promotion of MedlinePlus, a consumer health information website from the National Library of Medicine. 9/08 - 9/09
Creating the InfoAble Portal National Network of Libraries of Medicine Roz Anderson, SOM Library Improve access to information technology and library and information services in Columbia Family Connection’s new Family Wing and improve access to disability and health information. 9/08 - 9/09
Quantifying the effectiveness of interactive tutorials Southern Chapter/Medical Library Association Roz Anderson, SOM Library Determine whether passive versus interactive tutorials for medical students improves understanding of key concepts, as measured by pre- and post-test data. 11/07 - 11/08
Disaster Preparedness and Planning: USC School of Medicine Library National Endowment for the Humanities Felicia Yeh, SOM Library Support activities involved in development of a disaster plan for School of Medicine Library including hiring of two consultants to provide guidance on developing the plan and to provide training in disaster planning and recovery. 1/07 - 6/08
Partnering to Improve Patient Education (PIPE) National Network of Libraries of Medicine Allison LoCicero, SOM Library Improve patient education at the Columbia Free Clinic through the promotion of MedlinePlus, a consumer health information website from the National Library of Medicine. 10/06 - 11/07
Go Local South Carolina NIH National Library of Medicine Nancy McKeehan, MUSC Library Create website of South Carolina health services information that can be searched by local geographic areas. These resources will be accessible through the MedlinePlus website and the Hands on Health SC website. 4/05 - 4/06
Hands On Health SC Duke Endowment Tom Basler, MUSC Library Create a consumer health website for South Carolinians 4/01 - 4/04
SC Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network (SC BRIN) NIH National Center for Research Resources John Baynes, USC Chemistry Increase NIH research capacity of SC by expansion & networking of research activities of faculty and students at academic institutions in SC 9/01 - 8/04
GeriatricWeb NIH National Library of Medicine Ihab Hajjar, Palmetto Richland Create a digital library of high quality geriatric web materials that are reviewed by librarians and geriatricians. 1/03 - 12/03