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Computer that can read promises cancer breakthroughs

Well, I still think there will be roles for librarians in doing effective literature searches...although this might be a useful tool. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/news/8900085/Computer-that-can-read-promises-cancer-breakthroughs.html From the 22 November 2011 articleA computer system that can read scientific papers in a similar way to humans promises breakthroughs in cancer research, according to Cambridge scientists.By Christopher Williams, Technology CorrespondentCalled CRAB, the…

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[Research paper summary/link] What are we really doing to market electronic resources?

Came across this via Facebook (a friend of the author posted this))http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?articleid=1907193Title: What are we really doing to market electronic resources?Author(s): Marie Kennedy, (William H. Hannon Library, Loyola Marymount  Purpose – This paper aims to identify which marketing activities libraries are using to promote electronic resources and to examine how libraries are measuring the successes or failures of their marketing plans. 

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Do you use or create infographics?

I recently added an infographic about the dangers of sugar drinks at my health/medical news blog.It was sent to me by a readers, who created the infographic(http://jflahiff.wordpress.com/2011/11/16/sodas-evil-twin-the-dangers-of-fruit-drinks-infographic/) Thinking of creating one myself in the near future, just to see how it is done.Have any of you had any success in creating infographics using free online tools?If so, could you share? Thank you, Janice PS Here are some related sites I came…

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Top 30 Chrome Extensions for Nursing Students

From the October 31 entry at Nurse-Tacular - Spectacular web resources for the aspiring nurseThose of you who are in nursing school might think the browser is too new to offer anything for you. However, there are many options in the below top 30 Chrome extensions for nursing students. They have choices for the medical professional, student, and practically anyone looking to make the most of Chrome. Top Chrome Extensions for NursesIf you are already a nurse, these chrome extensions can really…

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