MCMLA Research Stipend Recipients

The MidContinental Chapter of the Medical Library Association provides grant support for research projects in order to promote and stimulate excellence in the field of health science librarianship and the information sciences. Grants may be used to support all or part of the costs of a study, up to a maximum of $1000. MCMLA may award more than one grant in a year for a maximum of $1000 in any one year. If the funds are not allocated in the fall, other research-based options may be considered at the discretion of the Research Committee.

Past awardees

2021 Shawn Steidinger  - Project Title: “Academic Librarian Involvement in Health Literacy Education Efforts in North American Postsecondary Institutions.” The purpose of Shawn’s study is to determine what roles academic librarians play in the health literacy education of the adolescent and young adult students at their institutions. The findings from this study can inform best practices for delivering health literacy education in the academic library setting.

2020 Christi Piper - Project Title: MLIS Graduate Students’ Interest in and Perception of Health Sciences Librarianship

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