Web 2.0 Toolkit: Introduction

February 11, 2010

by Stephen Kiyoi, Norris Library Intern

If you’re anything like me, you’ve been meaning to take advantage of the wealth of productivity tools that the internet now provides, but find yourself overwhelmed by the staggering number of resources available. These resources and tools—now known collectively as “Web 2.0”—now make it possible to create and edit collaborative office documents, collaborate on projects, videochat, and share extremely large files with your colleagues.

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R2 Digital Library at your Fingertips

February 10, 2010

The R2 Digital Library  is a collection of e-books in the fields of Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health.   Titles from key publishers in the three areas contain information for both the generalist and the specialist and cover the age spectrum from pediatrics to geriatrics.  A Drug Index listing trade and generic drug names and a Topic Index help locate information.  Also included are tables, graphs, charts, illustrations and photographs, all of which can be used for educational purposes.  Read the rest of this entry »


KSOM Year 1 Students: PubMed Assignment

February 10, 2010

KSOM year 1 students: The Library has created an online tutorial and assignment to teach you about the world’s largest biomedical database, PubMed.  Assignments are due March 10 by 5pm (in print) in the Curriculum Office (KAM 314).  Access the tutorial and assignment from the Library Instruction tab on the KSOM year 1 portalRead the rest of this entry »


How Can the Library Help You?

February 9, 2010

The Library wants to know how we can improve our services, resources, and physical space. Please submit your suggestions by February 16 by commenting on:
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