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Monthly Archives: January 2012 - p2

One newspaper’s digital literacy campaign

One UK newspaper is teaching digital literacy online and live, boosting a critical aspect of young students’ information literacy.

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The Truth About Carbohydrates: a free lecture at the Health Library

Free lecture on “the truth about carbohydrates” at the Hope Fox Eccles Health Library this month.

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Poor health literacy knows no boundaries

Low health literacy knows no boundary — just watch this video.

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Using mobile phones to strengthen diagnostic services

A recent study (Tuijn, Hoefman et al. 2011) sought to “determine the feasibility of using mobile phones for capturing microscopy images and transferring these to a central database for assessment, feedback and educational purposes.” In Low- and Middle Income Countries (LMIC), poor communication and long distances between rural health clinics and their urban counterparts makes […]

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Upcoming webinar for librarians

News of upcoming webinar to help librarians refresh and extend health literature searching skills to better support patrons. It is free and open to all interested librarians and library staff.

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To link or not to link on a library’s website

Example of how to use a external link policy for a library website.

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