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Monthly Archives: January 2011

Good review of mobile apps for PubMed

The blog iMedicalApps took on the challenge of evaluating the various mobile applications for searching PubMed in detail, which took a whopping seven pages for the final report. The blog’s editors conclude: Of the reviewed apps, only two are worth considering, namely Pubmed Clip and Pubmed on Tap. Of these, Pubmed on Tap is the […]

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Event and resources for trainers

Is training an important part of your job? Is your department looking for ways to increase training effectiveness? The U Training Consortium (UTC) invites you to join us for an informal open house and “lightning round” forum (5-minute presentations on practical topics). Meet the campus training professionals who make up the UTC, find out what […]

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Doodling aids learning?

In a recent post on A List Apart, author Sunni Brown wrote about how a struggling biological sciences student used “draw rudimentary visual representations of every concept in” her textbook to aid in learning organic chemistry. This went against all the conventional wisdom about learning tools of the time, yet she aced her final exam. […]

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Spring 2011 issue of eSynapse now available online

The Spring 2011 issue of eSynapse, the newsletter of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, is available online. Issue highlights include: From the Director: Bringing Context Back Into the Library Kirtly Parker Jones – Library Champion Introducing . . . Abby L. Adamczyk QR Codes in Use Around the Library! Cool Tools: Web 2.0 […]

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Web 2.0: Make a note of it with Evernote

Prior to a visit to your physician (primary care doctor, dentist, or a specialist), have you seen, read or heard a medical claim that you wanted to ask about? Or have you experienced symptoms that you are unsure may or may not be related to the reason for the visit? What about prescription medications or […]

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Join us for the January 19th LIFT Forum on Copyright Law

The Wednesday, January 19, 2011 Library and Information Technology Forum features Julie McAdams and Michele Ballantyne (both from the University of Utah Office of General Counsel) speaking about Recent Updates in Copyright Law. Please join us in the Spencer F. and Cleone P. Eccles Health Sciences Education Building, Room 2110 at 12:05-1:00 p.m. for this […]

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For new Mac owners/users

Got a new Mac but you feel like it takes too long to find things? Have you inadvertently hit a key combination and now see something unexpected, or don’t see something you need? Want to mark-up a document but don’t have Adobe Acrobat? Need to adjust colors on just a few image but can’t afford […]

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Regular hours resume January 10, 2011

Regular semester hours have resumed.

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