CommComm posted on May 25, 2011 00:07

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CommComm posted on May 24, 2011 20:16
Bruce Aylward is a Canadian physician and epidemiologist who heads the polio eradication programme at WHO, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) Alonzo LaMont

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This App is designed for iPhone and iPad. The article is a review which gives the Diabetes Guide an overall excellent rating.

http://www.imedicalapps.com/2011/05/diabetes-guide-johns-hopkins-helps-drive-evidencebased-medicine/

 

Alonzo LaMont


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CommComm posted on May 24, 2011 18:13

"Informatics for Librarians" Our very own Nancy Roderer and Harold Lehmann are featured Presenters, and here's a little overview of the discussion:

"Clinical informatics is not new, is sometimes confused with bioinformatics and is often described as “the intersection of computer science, information science and health sciences”. Beyond that, what does clinical informatics portend for hospital and other health sciences librarians? The discussion aims to be informal and is hoped that librarians will have a better understanding of clinical informatics and their potential part in it.  The virtual panel is comprised of a pediatrician, librarian/computer scientist (Johns Hopkins faculty) and another librarian (an informatics student)." 

 

http://nnlm.gov/sea/newsletter/2011/05/june-7-2011-beyondthesea-informatics-for-librarians/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+nnlm%2Fseacurrents+%28SEA+Currents%29

 

Alonzo LaMont

 

 


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CommComm posted on May 23, 2011 23:40
Lookout! They're-a-Coming. Alonzo LaMont

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CommComm posted on May 18, 2011 20:55

De-personalize your web experience? Who you gonna call? Yourself! Cause if you want something done, you know that's always the case. These tips are well worth pursuing. But unfortunately, I think privacy is a thing of the past. If your iPhone isn't not tracking your footsteps, all your other cyber gear probably is. But hey, don't take my cynical word for it, go ask that little screen you're staring into---chances are it's staring right back with a smiley face. Semper Fi Everybody!

 

http://www.thefilterbubble.com/10-things-you-can-do

 

Alonzo LaMont


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CommComm posted on May 12, 2011 01:04
As human beings were prone to bubbles, we gravitate to people like us, people with the same views, the same socio-economic class, the same habits etc. All sorts of studies show that if you’re likely to have similar habits and life-styles as the people you associate with. The web has been applauded as a way to escape that echo-chamber you live in. Except, as Pariser points out, there are companies like Google and Facebook and Yahoo looking to personalize your web experience,and that personalization makes your bubble even smaller. Making it even easier to forget that your world view is not the world view.


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CommComm posted on April 8, 2011 23:32

Whisk the two together and you wind up with a viral sensation. Bieberlicious, sez I.

http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/04/ferrofluid-sculptures-reveal-magnetic-fields.html

 

Alonzo LaMont


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CommComm posted on March 29, 2011 18:27

Katie De Sousa, our crack Library Specialist from Eisenhower, announced there's a virtual plethora of new ACLS Humanities E-books (this brings the total to 2,651 titles, there were 1,062). Katie was kind enough to send along the link to the ACLS search page:

http://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=acls;cc=acls;page=simple

Alonzo LaMont


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Wake up sleepyhead. It's Monday morning and and we're rolling out some news.....

The National Library of Medicine is updating myNCBI.  MyNCBI can be used to keep track of searches in PubMed, keep collections of articles or bibliographies and keep track of an author’s papers in the process of complying with the Public Access policy.  Read more about it here:

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/techbull/ma11/ma11_myncbi_redesign.html


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