[SLED] Re: [SLHEALTH] Re: New island,
new funding support: Share the Health:
Training People with Disabilities and Chronic Medical Conditions on how to
Locate Quality Health Information
jen at gimpgirl.com
Thu Mar 20 09:11:08 PDT 2008
Congrats to Virtual Ability and Alice Krueger (as well as Lori and
Carol)! They totally deserve this.:)
Jennifer Cole (JennyLin Arashi)
Carol Perryman wrote:
> Please see the added information for contacting Lori Bell, below:
> The Alliance Library System (ALS) is pleased to announce that the
> Greater Midwest Region/National Library of Medicine has awarded
> ALS a $35,000 grant to provide consumer health information to
> people with disabilities and chronic illness, in Second Life.
> Partnering with ALS in the project will be Virtual Ability, Inc.
> (VAI). VAI presence in Second Life has included their ongoing work
> as The Heron Sanctuary, which provides a community of support for
> people with disabilities.
> The grant, called *Share the Health: Training People with
> Disabilities and Chronic Medical Conditions on how to Locate
> Quality Health Information*, will fund a new island with an
> orientation and training center for people with disabilities and
> chronic illness. It is the third grant awarded to ALS for the
> provision of consumer health information in Second Life, and will
> also fund a continuation of current efforts.
> For more information on this project, please contact Carol
> Perryman at cp1757 at gmail.com <mailto:cp1757 at gmail.com>, or in
> Second Life as Carolina Keats.
> For more information on the Alliance Library System, please see
> www.alliancelibrarysystem.com <http://www.xxxx.org/> or contact
> Lori Bell at lbell at alliancelibrarysystem.com
> <mailto:lbell at alliancelibrarysystem.com>
> 309-694-9200 ext. 2128, or in Second Life as Lorelei Junot.
> For more information on the Greater Midwest Region/National
> Library of Medicine, please see http://nnlm.gov/gmr/.
> For more information on Virtual Ability, Inc., please see
> www.VirtualAbility.org <http://www.virtualability.org/> or contact
> Alice Krueger at akrueger at virtualability.org
> <mailto:akrueger at virtualability.org> or in Second Life as Gentle
> Carol Perryman MSLIS
> TRLN Doctoral Fellow
> School of Information & Library Science
> University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
> Research page: http://tinyurl.com/ymljs5
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