Outreach Program

Our Objectives

  • Provide leadership and initiate partnerships which foster health information literacy and access to information.
  • Serve as liaison to faculty and KUMC partners seeking health information and health information literacy instruction.
  • Work with community partners to develop programs for our surrounding neighborhoods.
  • Participate with statewide agencies and organizations to address health priorities identified in Kansas.
  • Assist people in the creation and use of human and information networks to improve health literacy and health outcomes.
  • Function as the Kansas Resource Library for the MidContinental Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine
    • Support Kansas librarians and health information professionals in their use of emerging technologies to connect with patrons and one another.
    • Promote the use of NLM resources and services.

Our Products and Services

  • Reliable health information for patients.
  • Health information literacy instruction and promotional materials (primarily MedlinePlus and other NLM products). Sessions can be tailored for librarians, health care providers, teachers, student groups (all ages), patients.
  • Participation on community organization boards or committees.
  • Exhibiting at conferences.

Outreach Team Contacts

Last modified: Mar 04, 2013