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Librarians Awarded National Network of Libraries of Medicine Grant

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine/South Central Region recently awarded a $25,000 Consumer Health Outreach Award to the Health Sciences Library’s project “Geaux Consumer Health:  Bringing Comprehensive Consumer Health Resources Training to Louisiana.”  Julia Esparza, Head of User Education and Outreach, is the grant’s primary investigator, and her co-investigators are Montie’ Dobbins, Head of User Access Services; David Duggar, Head of the Library Liaison Program, and Mararia Adams, Assistant Director of Systems.   The funds will be used to provide comprehensive consumer health education to public and school librarians throughout Louisiana.