Medicine 2.0 Presentation About ScanGrants

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These are the slides of the PowerPoint presentation I gave at Medicine 2.0 on September 18, 2009 on the health sciences grants listing service ScanGrants http://www.scangrants.com/

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Medicine 2.0 Presentation About ScanGrants

  1. 1. ScanGrants: Reaching out to Researchers in the Health Sciences
  2. 2. <ul><li>Program Description: ScanGrants is a Web-based listing of grant, scholarship and other funding types in the health sciences. ScanGrants is an example of how librarians and others can employ free Web 2.0 tools such as those of FeedBurner and Google Analytics to create free services for clients. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Program Objective: To create a free, web-based listing of grants and other funding types that would enable potential researchers (novice and experienced), public health workers and community public health advocates to garner funding for their projects. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Setting: The Northwest Oregon-based health network, Samaritan Health Services. Specifically, a service of its Center for Health Research and Quality. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Players <ul><li>Hope Leman </li></ul><ul><li>Research Information Technologist </li></ul><ul><li>Center for Health Research and Quality </li></ul><ul><li>Samaritan Health Services Corvallis OR </li></ul><ul><li>Jana Kay Slater </li></ul><ul><li>Director </li></ul><ul><li>Center for Health Research </li></ul><ul><li>and Quality </li></ul><ul><li>Samaritan Health Services </li></ul><ul><li>Corvallis OR </li></ul><ul><li>Noel Ruiz </li></ul><ul><li>Web Designer </li></ul><ul><li>Niche Tank, Inc </li></ul>
  6. 6. What You Can Do on Scangrants <ul><li>Browse the latest listings on the homepage… </li></ul>
  7. 7. Check it out…
  8. 8. Search by category…
  9. 9. Search employing various parameters…
  10. 10. Subscribe to either the main listings or by category via email:
  11. 11. or via RSS…
  12. 12. Greater good served… <ul><li>ScanGrants is a free web-based grants and scholarship listing service. Many researchers, nonprofit and public health department staff lack access to the expensive proprietary funding databases that their counterparts in academic settings enjoy. ScanGrants is accessible to anyone with a Web connection. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Evidence of success of ScanGrants…
  14. 14. Little by little…
  15. 15. And here and there…
  16. 16. Research offices…
  17. 17. And with your help…
  18. 18. And that of friendly bloggers…
  19. 19. and this one…
  20. 20. Questions?

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