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Remote Software Access from Marriott Library

Check Marriott Library’s Remote Software Access before purchasing expensive software for your own computer. Students, staff and faculty can log in with their uNID and access selected software for MAC, Windows and Linux operating systems. From Adobe Illustrator to Xcode for Macs, there are 40 programs available remotely. Read more at fyi news article.

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Another step on the road to a better search: Google Knowledge Graph

With little noticeable fanfare, Google recently made a change to its interface that has important implications for anyone with online content. Now when you search using Google, it looks at the terms in your search and identifies the things in it. Based on previous searches on your topic, the Google search engine may offer a new […]

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Catching up: a few select article of note

A sampling including an inspirational story, inexpensive medical technology, and questions about the future of traditional medicine.

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Leading medical app blog mentions libraries!

As a regular reader of the iMedicalApps blog, I was excited by the title of a recent posting: “If you don’t have an iPad, go to the medical library and borrow one.” The post goes on to highlight three U.S. schools that check out iPads to physicians: Nova Southeastern University (NSU), Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), […]

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Keeping Current with Social Media workshop on April 6th

Join us for a “Keeping Current with Social Media” workshop, Friday, 4/6/12

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University of Chicago Hospital iPad program appears highly successful

According to a recent post on iMedicalApps: Recently, physicians at the University of Chicago published a research letter in the Archives of Internal Medicine detailing their experience with the routine use of iPads by internal medicine residents during their regular duties. What they documented was that use of the mobile device was objectively associated with […]

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Helping young cancer patients cope: Re-Mission video game

A video game has been developed to help young people cope with the challenges of fighting cancer, and the research indicates that it does make a difference.

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New iPad released and its potential in health care

Thinking about springing for the new iPad? iMedicalApps.com has published an insightful article about how the new hardware in Apple’s latest offering can benefit physicians and other health care professionals.The article highlights an increased screen resolution as a benefit to medical imaging and the addition of a voice dictation feature to the on-screen keyboard as […]

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New scan to see undetected brain damage

According to an article in the New York Times, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center are running high-powered MRI scans through a special software program to map the brain’s major fiber tracts, rendering them in different colors that indicate their function. Then researchers “look for breaks in the fibers that could slow, even […]

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Technology sandbox session: getting started with an iPad

Getting Started with an iPad 2 Sandbox Session will be presented by John Bramble, Technology Coordinator for the NN/LM MCR on Monday, February 27, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. MT, 12:00 p.m. CT. Free online event, and iPad 2 not required.

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