Thursday, June 15, 2006

Workshop "Finding and Evaluating Health Information on the Internet"

Just to let you know what's happening in the virtual world ... Health information is one of the leading uses of the Internet by adults. Second Life Library and Medical Library are offering some programs to help you ("Consumers in general") find credible information. The programs are free.
  • June 21: Finding and Evaluating Health Information on the Internet – Maxito Ricardo (Tom Peters, OPAL Coordinator) will show attendees how to look for health information on the internet and how to evaluate it.June 28: EBSCO Consumer Health – The Library has received a new trial for access to Ebsco Consumer Health Complete, a database with articles on a variety of health topics. Times: at 1:00 p.m. sl time and 7:00 p.m. sl time: Central Time15:00 & 21:00, Dutch 22:00&04:00 -;(
  • June 28: EBSCO Consumer Health – The Library has received a new trial for access to Ebsco Consumer Health, a database with articles on a variety of health topics. Times: at 1:00 p.m. sl time and 7:00 p.m. sl time: Central Time15:00 & 21:00, Dutch 22:00&04:00-;(

The Workshops take place in the virtual game Second Life at the Info Island where the Second Life Library ánd the Medical Library are! The presentations will be available later in the SL Medical Library and via the blog. Transcripts of the chat-session will also made available.

If you would like to attend, please send an email to SLMedLib@gmail.com or IM to Lorelei Junot or Namro Orman so we will know if we have enough participants to have a program.

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