42 U.S. Code § 286b–3 - Grants for training in medical library sciences

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The Secretary shall make grants—
(1) to individuals to enable them to accept traineeships and fellowships leading to postbaccalaureate academic degrees in the field of medical library science, in related fields pertaining to sciences related to health, or in the field of the communication of information;
(2) to individuals who are librarians or specialists in information on sciences relating to health, to enable them to undergo intensive training or retraining so as to attain greater competence in their occupations (including competence in the fields of automatic data processing and retrieval);
(3) to assist appropriate public and private nonprofit institutions in developing, expanding, and improving training programs in library science and the field of communications of information pertaining to sciences relating to health; and
(4) to assist in the establishment of internship programs in established medical libraries meeting standards which the Secretary shall prescribe.


(July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title IV, § 472, as added Pub. L. 99–158, § 2,Nov. 20, 1985, 99 Stat. 860.)


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