Archive forMarch, 2010

NANOS 2010 Materials Posted to NOVEL

At the NANOS 2010 meeting in Tucson, NOVEL was presented in three separate venues.

1) An overview of progress on the project during the last year was presented to the NANOS Executive Board on Saturday, March 6.

2) An Optional Symposium was offered on March 8.

This session provided an update to NOVEL: the Neuro-Ophthalmology Virtual Education Library. Many enhancements have been made to the digital library, and new collections have been added. Specific collections, such as those of Shirley H. Wray, Robert B. Daroff, and Helmut Wilhem were highlighted. Following the NOVEL update, free web-based online tools which can make member’s lives easier were presented. The tools covered included the Doodle Poll and Scheduler, a free online tool that makes organizing meetings and getting feedback a snap. Other tools from the Google suite were demonstrated, including Google Scholar, Desktop, Docs, Calendar and using Picasa and YouTube to share video clips.

3) A Poster was presented on Tuesday, March 9 at the general poster session.

All the NOVEL related materials presented at the NANOS 2010 meeting are now available on the NOVEL Web site. You can find the PPT presentations, the poster and all handouts at:

http://NOVEL.utah.edu/about/progress

All the materials can be downloaded from the Web page.

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Kuwait Neuro-ophthalmology Symposium linked from NOVEL

The Kuwait Neuro-ophthalmology Symposium can be found linked in the Related Resources page: http://NOVEL.utah.edu/resources

You can now watch or listen to the talks of Kuwait Neuro-ophthalmology Symposium which was held in Kuwait City with the participation of Peter Savino, Pam Chavis, Jason Barton, Andrew Lee and Michael Siatkowski. The symposium was held from 9-11, 2010. You can by visit the site at http://www.neuroophthkuwait.com for more info or at this direct link for the audio/video files by clicking the link above. All the files are free for viewing of download.

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Another Database Upgrade – Will Disrupt Access to NOVEL

Due to a CONTENTdm server upgrade, the Digital Collections will be unavailable Thursday, March 25th – Friday, March 26th. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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