While raising ethical concerns, monitoring Twitter and other social media may anticipate disease outbreaks faster than traditional data-gathering methods.
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A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) “surveyed the 68 executive directors of all medical and osteopathic boards in the United States and its territories about violations of online professionalism reported to them.” Of those that responded, 92% indicated at least one of a list of online professional violations had …Read More »
Can’t find a good dashboard app? On librarian built one using existing Web 2.0 tools, and shared how it was done.
Join us for a “Keeping Current with Social Media” workshop, Friday, 4/6/12
Internet users want it both ways: quality search results that come from Google and other online services tracking their data, and protection from having online activities tracked.
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.
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.
Social media can be a powerful tool in research. We offer a few examples, and links to the thoughts of other bloggers.
Eccles Library is offering webcasts from the 2011 EDUCAUSE Annual Conference for anyone interested in viewing these informative sessions.
The prevalence and use of social media is expanding with Facebook being the most popular such site. How should libraries respond to this? EHSL offers some thoughts on our experience in this area.