Sponsor Deadline
Posted: 8/11/2023

Donald A.B. Lindberg Research Fellowship

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 and research collaboration groups 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.

Deadline: Nov. 15

Eligibility Requirements
  • To apply for support, an individual/group 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.
  • Applicants must be members of MLA.
  • 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 fellowship is not designed to support research for a doctoral dissertation or master’s thesis.
  • An applicant/group may resubmit an application for the Lindberg Research Fellowship for up to a two-year period.
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