[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

Jennifer Cole 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)
GimpGirl Community
http://gimpgirl.com

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
>     Heron.
>
>
> 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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