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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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EDUCAUSE Annual Conference via web

Eccles Library is offering webcasts from the 2011 EDUCAUSE Annual Conference for anyone interested in viewing these informative sessions.

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You are invited to the October 12 LIFT Forum – Sharing Our Favorite Apps with You!

The Wednesday, October 12, 2011 Library and Information Technology Forum features¬† faculty and staff of the Eccles Library and guests speaking about their favorite apps.¬† Please join us in the Spencer F. and Cleone P. Eccles Health Sciences Education Building, Room 2600 at 12:05-1:00 p.m. for this program. Program Description Faculty and staff of the […]

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Thank you, Steve Jobs

A tribute to Steve Jobs and how his technological vision and creativity will live on to help many have better health.

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Papers for iPad: mobile medical literature management

In the iMedicalApps blog, Tom Lewis reviews the app Papers for the iPad ($14.99), the mobile version of a popular desktop program designed for clinicians, researchers and other medical professionals who need a well-organized way to search, organize and follow the medical literature. Features of this app include: 8 built-in search engines for access to […]

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Mobile apps for detecting and managing cancer

The iMedicalApps blog has two great posts on medical apps for the detection and management of cancer. Detection At Michigan State University, civil engineering professor Syed Hashsham is developing a device that performs genetic analysis on microRNAs and various other genetic markers, and can be operated by an iPod touch or Android-based tablet. Professor Hashsham […]

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Prescribing under pressure using a mobile app: a study

In a recently published article in the journal Resuscitation, 28 doctors and seven medical students in the pediatric department of a British hospital “were asked to prescribe both a dopamine infusion and an adrenaline infusion for a hypotensive child. For one calculation they used the BNFC as their reference source and for the other they […]

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Replacing textbooks with eReaders?

If colleges and universities begin mandating that all class texts be eBooks, what would this mean for libraries?

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Hospital IT headache: doctors using iPads?

In a recent post, the Krafty Librarian blog thoughtfully delves into the control issues faced by hospital IT departments when doctors make their rounds with iPads or other tablets, iPhones or other smartphones, etc. It has forced a paradigm shift for these departments: previously, security was focused on department or institution-owned equipment. They must now […]

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EBSCOhost app for iPhone

Review of the EBSCOhost app for the iPhone and iPod touch. Overall, it is a robust application with plenty of search options and tools. One feature lacking is the ability to export to citation management software.

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