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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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“Go Viral to Improve Health” challenge for interdisciplinary teams

Challenge by Institute of Medicine and National Academy of Engineering to students: create an app that addresses the nation’s pressing health issues, and win prize money!

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Zygote Body: new online tool for learning

Zygote Body is a 3-D modeling tool allowing users to browse, peel back and view inner organ systems, and even search the body using a simple search box.

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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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Using Kaltura for Online Video Publishing

The Wednesday, December 7, 2011 Library and Information Technology Forum features Dave Adams, Manager, UIT Streaming Media Services at the University of Utah, talking about Using Kaltura for Online Video Publishing. Please join us in the Spencer F. and Cleone P. Eccles Health Sciences Education Building, Room 1750 at 12:05-1:00 p.m. for this program. Program […]

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Mobile app: Pediatrics Digest

Brief review of the mobile medical app Pediatrics Digest.

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Promoting library services: the neverending challenge

Successful outreach and promotion of library resources and services involves forming partnerships with other departments and organizations, as well as using social media and the latest Web 2.0 tools to educate and inform new and underserved patron groups.

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eReaders and Mobile Devices for Check-out

The Library has purchased three iPads, three Motorola Xooms, six Amazon Kindles and six Nooks from Barnes and Noble for faculty and students to check out and try. Details available at the front desk.

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Open Mic with Eric Denna, CIO — Nov 2 LIFT Forum in HSEB 2110 at 12:05 p.m.

The Wednesday, November 2, 2011 Library and Information Technology Forum features Eric Denna, Chief Information Officer at the University of Utah.  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 program. Program Description: Eric Denna, Chief Information Officer at the University of […]

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