CommComm posted on March 11, 2011 21:58

CommComm posted on March 5, 2011 07:40

In case you need to ask a medical question, Sharecare is a great resource. Judging by the questions, others have made the same discovery.

http://www.sharecare.com/group/johns-hopkins-medicine

 

Alonzo Lamont


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Applications for the 2011-12 TECHNOLOGY FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM - a mini-grant initiative administered by the Center for Educational Resources of the Sheridan Libraries are now being accepted. The program is intended to encourage faculty to develop creative uses of digital technologies to enhance teaching and learning at Hopkins by partnering with student fellows. Full details are available in the “Program Guidelines” document through the CER website @ www.cer.jhu.edu. Applications accepted through March 31st; awards announced mid-April; funding for these awards available May 2011 - April 2012.
Location Information:  
Homewood - MSE Library
Room: Garrett Room/CER Conference Room

Contact Information:
Name: Cheryl Wagner
Phone: 516-7181
Email:
cwagner@jhu.edu

 

Alonzo LaMont

Admission Information
Teams must be comprised of at least one faculty member teaching full-time undergraduates, and one or more full-time graduate or undergraduate students. Apply for a Tech Fellows mini grant today @
www.cer.jhu.edu
Additional Information
Faculty: Could students benefit from simulations or digital resources to help assess their learning? Want to encourage more original thinking? Students: Have innovative ideas that would benefit faculty members?
Sponsoring Department
The Center for Educational Resources
Audience
  • Open to the Hopkins Community Only

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    It never ceases to amaze me how Science and Simplicity often work hand-in-hand.

    http://healthland.time.com/2011/02/23/saving-maternal-lives-—-with-a-magic-marker/

    Alonzo LaMont


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    CommComm posted on February 14, 2011 22:09

    Yes, there IS a new MESH tutorial in PubMed. Your prayers were answered.    

    http://www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/viewlet/mesh/searching/mesh1.html

     

    Alonzo LaMont


    CommComm posted on February 14, 2011 22:01

    PubMed has updated the Interface for the MESH database. Go here to see the updates:

    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/mesh

    If you have any questions, please contact your assigned Informationist!

    http://www.welch.jhu.edu/liaison/index.html

    Alonzo LaMont


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    CommComm posted on February 10, 2011 18:17

    Thousands of online academic books are available for reading on or offline. Very easy to access. Topics GALORE. All the specifics (how-to's) are right on the link. I already gave it a test run myself, so fellow patrons.....start your engines.

     
    http://saislibrary.blogspot.com/2011/01/books-online-faq-for-ebl.html

    Alonzo LaMont

     


    CommComm posted on February 8, 2011 23:58

    Pancreatic cancer has met it's (game, set!) match.....

    http://gazette.jhu.edu/2011/01/31/jhu-scientists-crack-genetic-code-for-form-of-pancreatic-cancer/

     

    Alonzo LaMont


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    CommComm posted on February 7, 2011 20:34

    The SpringerImages app brings …. SpringerImages to the iPhone and iPod touch. Discover photos, diagrams, graphs, figures and tables taken from Springer's ….  ebook collection and journal portfolio as well as the images.MD database. Search image captions, keywords and references to find the right image.

    http://itunes.apple.com/app/springerimages/id391961074

    Those Apple Wizards are just so gosh-darn clever.

    Alonzo LaMont


    CommComm posted on February 5, 2011 01:22

    Hopkins now subscribes to 7 American Economic Association titles

     

    Titles:

    American Economic Review

    Journal of Economic Literature

    Journal of Economic Perspectives

    American Economic Journal of Applied Economics

    American Economic Journal of Economic Policy

    American Economic Journal of Macroeconomics

    American Economic Journal of Microeconomics

     

    Platform: AEA

    URL: http://www.aeaweb.org/aea_journals.php

    Licensed for: US Hopkins only

     

    Alonzo LaMont


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