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Elsevier Foundation announces grants for innovative libraries and new scholars
Date:2/13/2008

New York, 13 February 2008 The Elsevier Foundation has announced today that it has committed a total of $594,000 in grants to thirteen institutions from around the world in support of initiatives that promote the work of libraries and scholars in science, technology and medicine. The recipient programs were selected from over 150 applicants worldwide for their innovation and potential for impact in the developing world and the academic workplace.

Six grants have been awarded under the Elsevier Foundations program for Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries, which helps libraries build their capacity to use scientific, technical and medical information to promote health and economic advancement in the developing world. This years awardees include institutions working in Africa, Latin America and Asia to improve access to scientific information, develop information resources, and train librarians and researchers on how to use and deploy information for patient care, health research, HIV/AIDS, disaster preparedness, and agricultural development.

Under its New Scholars program, the Elsevier Foundation has awarded seven grants in support of initiatives that help scholars balance childcare and family responsibilities during the early stages of their demanding careers in science and technology. The awardees represent a range of institutions that are pioneering new approaches to childcare, mentoring, networking and participation in scholarly meetings.

The Elsevier Foundation is always seeking out new ideas and models to advance the role of science, technology and medicine in addressing critical human needs, said Y.S. Chi, Vice Chairman of Elsevier. Whether they are working to put essential scientific information to work in the developing world or helping to encourage and support a new generation of scholars, we are fortunate to have the opportunity to help these committed institutions to create new solutions to some of the
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