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University of the Arctic Digital Library: Update 2012
The University of the Arctic Digital Library project is an ongoing project in which PLC takes an interest. Some Digital Library functions are now operational at a level, integrated into the Arctic Virtual Learning Tools environment. This session will report on the 2011 meeting in Tornio/Kemi...
Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers (PRTRs) collect and provide information on chemicals released to the environment or otherwise managed as waste. They support the public’s right–to-know and provide useful information in gauging performance of facilities, sectors and governments. The extent...
Treatment of Gastric Cancer With Peritoneal Carcinomatosis by Cytoreductive Surgery and HIPEC: A Systematic Review of Survival, Mortality, and MorbidityDownload
Gastric cancer with peritoneal carcinomatosis has an extremely poor prognosis, which may be improved with cytoreductive surgery (CRS) combined with heated intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC). We systematically reviewed the literature regarding the efficacy of CRS þ HIPEC in these patients....
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,...
Screening for post-traumatic stress disorder after injury in the pediatric emergency department - a systematic review protocolDownload
Abstract Background: Pediatric injury is highly prevalent and has significant impact both physically and emotionally. The majority of pediatric injuries are treated in emergency departments (EDs), where treatment of physical injuries is the main focus. In addition to physical trauma, children...
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.
The objective was to convert a paper-based seeking and evaluating evidence assignment to an interactive electronic format. In addition, the aim was to increase medical student engagement with the assignment by simulating a continuing medical education environment that many students will encounter...
Finding Canadian polar Indigenous studies in Medline
The polar library community has made much progress over the past thirty years in the development of bibliographic search tools that allow fast and easy access to publications about the Arctic and Antarctic. Many of us rely heavily on tools such as Arctic and Antarctic Regions to satisfy our need...
Introduction: The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta is large and diverse. Liaison librarians at the Health Sciences Library decided in late 2009 to undertake a system-wide evaluation of the information literacy (IL) instruction being delivered to the Faculty. The...