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Librarians without Borders
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The Librarians without Borders® E-library Training Initiative improves access to critically important health information, while the MLA Disaster Relief Fund assists medical libraries impacted by natural and man-made disasters throughout the world.
Apply for the Cunningham Memorial International Fellowship, for health sciences librarians from countries outside the United States and Canada.
Apply for the Librarians Without Borders® Ursula Poland International Scholarship, for assistance in funding projects related to health sciences librarianship in an international context.
Submit nominations for the T. Mark Hodges International Service Award.
Key elements in improved health for all peoples are the ability of each nation to strengthen and build health sciences information capacity with qualified health sciences librarians, with supporting technological infrastructure, and with access to quality information.
HOW DO I GET INVOLVED?
Familiarize yourself with the program and learn how to train others in the global environment:
- Find out about the HINARI program: low- and middle- income countries gain access to biomedical and health literature
- HINARI Access to Research in Health Programme: Train the Trainers on-demand course (free; requires registration)
- Join the International Cooperation Section or become a sister library with an international partner
- Donate to MLA's Disaster Relief Fund
- Connect to Librarians Without Borders® international partners.
THANKS TO OUR SPONSOR
Thanks to the Elsevier Foundation, who has generously sponsored the E-library training initiative since 2007.
- MLA recipient of an Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries program award
- Librarians Without Borders initiative (YouTube)