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Elsevier Foundation announces 2010 grants for libraries in developing countries
Date:12/16/2010

Amsterdam, December 16, 2010 The Elsevier Foundation has announced the 2010 recipients of grants under its Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries program, committing over $300,000 to support the work of libraries in developing countries. The 2010 grant recipients were selected from 260 proposals worldwide for their innovation and potential for impact in the developing world. The Innovative Libraries program supports capacity-building projects in the science, technology and medicine library training, education, infrastructure, digitization and the preservation of information.

In 2010, four new grants have been awarded to institutions across Africa and Asia focusing on telemedicine, infrastructure-building and the preservation and accessibility of primary source content which would otherwise be lost to researchers and policymakers. Grant descriptions are included below.

  • HIV/ AIDS Audio-visual Archive, University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Egyptian National Cancer Database, International Network for Cancer Treatment and Research (INCTR), UK and Egypt
  • Library Infrastructure Boost, University of Hargeisa, Somaliland
  • Health Information Delivery in Rural Guatemala Using Telemedicine, University of Pennsylvania Library, USA and Guatemala

In addition, the Foundation continues to support the following multiyear grants in 2010:

  • Information Needs Assessment Among Health Professionals and Health Sciences Libraries In Liberia, Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library, George Washington University Medical Center, USA and Liberia
  • 'Librarians Without Borders' E-Library Training Initiative Grant, Medical Library Association, USA
  • Transformation of ICIMOD's Traditional Library into a Mountain Learning and Information Center, International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Nepal
  • Enhancing Access to Current Literature by Health Workers in Rural Uganda and
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Contact: Ylann Schemm
foundation@elsevier.com
31-204-852-025
Elsevier
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