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Tweets to put Students in the Driver’s Seat: A Systematic Review of Twitter in Medical EducationDownload
Background Social media has transformed communication and information dissemination. Despite its almost ubiquitous use among students, its impact on medical education (ME) is less clear. Among social media platforms, Twitter facilitates active participation, fosters concise discussions, may be...
The purpose of this poster is to highlight what is known about embodied information in people’s work experiences. This research extends our understanding of this issue by exploring embodiment in work settings beyond what has been examined to date in information behaviour and information practice...
Eleven practicing academic health librarians at the University of Alberta taught LIS 520: Introduction to Health Sciences Librarianship as a large team. This study evaluated the students’ responses to being taught by a large team and the librarians’ responses to teaching in a large team. Overall,...
Measuring Research: Impact Factors, Citation Metrics, and "Altmetrics": Can Tweets be more important than a good Impact Factor?
Teaching Health Librarianship with a Very Large Team: breaking the borders of the one-instructor modelDownload
Eleven practicing health librarians taught LIS 520, a graduate course in Health Librarianship, as a large team rather than as a course with one instructor and many guest lecturers. Finding little guidance from the literature of the field, the team undertook a research project to evaluate the...
Really Simple Syndication? A study on health sciences faculty and medical residents’ adoption of a new technology following an instruction session on RSS
Really Simple Syndication? A study on health sciences faculty and medical residents’ adoption of a new technology following an instruction session on RSSDownload
A variety of health professionals were surveyed about their use of RSS feeds, introduced to RSS feeds in a hands-on class and then later surveyed about their use of RSS feeds.