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Monthly Archives: February 2012

New report on youth and digital media

Recent Harvard study looks at the information-seeking behaviors of youth ages 18 and under, finding that context and demographics also play a critical role.

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Using smartphones to boost healthy behavior against juvenile diabetes

Using a smartphone app to encourage blood glucose monitoring compliance in adolescents with diabetes that includes a points reward system redeemable in the iTunes store.

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Scheduled HVAC repairs

Service to the Library’s heating, cooling and air circulation systems will begin Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012 at 9:00 p.m., and end Thursday, March 1st, 2012 at 5:00 a.m. The building is closed during these hours, but this may initially affect heat and circulation in the morning.

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NCBI Workshops

Today is the first in a two-day series of workshops emphasizing different sets of NCBI resources. Each session uses specific examples to highlight important features of the resources and tools under study and to demonstrate how to accomplish common tasks. Schedule Monday, February 27, 2012: 9:00-11:30AM — Sequences, Genomes and Maps 1:00-3:30PM — Proteins, Domains […]

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Evaluating information literacy training offered by medical libraries

Discussion of recently published article on information literacy instruction by medical libraries, and an example from our own library.

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Free app for tracking blood glucose levels: MyTelcare Diabetes Pal

As noted on iMedicalApps, MyTelcare Diabetes Pal is a free app designed to help people with diabetes and their caregivers track, analyze and share blood glucose (BG), medication and food data both manually and automatically. Your data can be viewed in charts & graphs, and the app also offers a “Forum” feature, offering what appears […]

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Monday Lunch hour Seminars on Aging – 12noon to 1PM – March and April Schedule

Seminar series on aging continues, with topics including arts-based intervention in long term care, changing long-term care, challenges and priorities of aging issues in SLC, and more!

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Carol Masheter -“Reaching for the Summits” – Seminar Series on Aging Issues – Monday – Feb. 27th noon -1:00 pm HSEB 2120

We hope you will join us on Monday to listen to the uplifting story of Dr. Carol Masheter (former faculty member at University of Utah – and has been with Utah Dept of Health) – who at the age of 65 has experienced great adevntures and continued to show both physical and mental toughness in […]

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Heartwise 9-1-1 Women’s Heart Attack Seminar at Salt Lake Public Library

Dr. Lillian Khor will present a free heart health seminar at the Salt Lake City Library today, 2/23/12, at 6:30 p.m.

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Teaching medical students to use social media at John Hopkins U

Dr. Margaret “Meg” Chisolm is an advocate for use of Twitter in demystifying psychiatry, and connecting with patients. She is conducting a pilot study on using it in med school.

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