Families, illness and information: A longitudinal, ethnographic study
This Early Careers Development grant provided support for Assistant Professor Tiffany Veinot to study the information activities and networks of chronically ill people and their family members and the roles they play in chronic illness-related coping, care, and support within families.
Start date: 7/1/2010
End date: 6/30/2013
Laura Bush 21st Century Librarians Program—Research in Early Careers Development: Families, Illness and Information: A Longitudinal, Ethnographic Study, Institute of Museum and Library Sciences: $601,834
The Institute of Museum and Library Sciences' Laura Bush 21st Century Librarians Program supports efforts to recruit and educate the next generation of librarians and the faculty who will prepare them for careers in library science. It also supports grants for research related to library education and library staffing needs, curriculum development, and continuing education and training.