Donald A. B. Lindberg Research Fellowship, USA
Fellowship for USA and Canada Citizens, USA
The Medical Library Association (MLA) believes that access to high quality information improves decision – making by health professionals, scientists, and consumers and is a major determinant in the quality of care and improved health for the nation and the world.
MLA is interested in supporting individuals whose research will extend the underlying knowledge base of health sciences information management or enhance the practice of the information professions, particularly health sciences librarianship.
Areas of interest include the organization, delivery, use, and impact of information and knowledge on :
- health care access and delivery;
- public health services;
- consumers’ use of health information;
- biomedical research;
- education for the health professions.
Donald A. B. Lindberg Research Fellowship
To apply for support, an individual must be sponsored by an institution or an organization. One or a combination of the following institutions or organizations may sponsor applicants : MLA board, committees, sections, and chapters; graduate schools of library and information science; university deans or department chairs in health professions schools or health care organizations; library organizations; or, scientific academics and societies.
Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or Canada, or have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence at the time of appointment.
Health sciences librarians, health professionals, researchers, educators, and administrators are eligible. Applicants must have a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctor’s degree or be enrolled in a program leading to such a degree and demonstrate a commitment to the health sciences.
The Donald A. B. Lindberg Research Fellowship is not designed to support research for a doctoral dissertation or master’s thesis. An applicant may resubmit an application to reapply for the Lindberg Fellowship for up to a two year period.
Application deadline : 15th November 2010.