Blog Index, January 27- February 17

I’m just testing this idea out. I’m never sure what to report out, and tend to blog a lot. I know you can all look at my various blogs on your own, but I know I don’t have time to look at everyone’s blogs as much as I’d like to. I’m going to just try sharing my blogposts of the week in a Friday email. I’ll try to do this for a few weeks, and see how it goes. I think I’ll do two weeks of posts this first time, since I haven’t done it before.

Med School Mapper – A Tool to Find Where the Grads Go
January 27, 2012
> Med school data visualization tool

Cool Toys Pic of the day – 5 ebook search engines
Posted on January 30, 2012
> Inkmesh, JungleSearch, eReaderIQ,, Luzme, Neotake. Yes, that’s six. I didn’t review one.

Cool Toys Pic of the day – Calibre
Posted on January 31, 2012
> Open source ebook management tool, supports collections, cataloging, some small library functions. Potential for more.

Day in the Life of an Emerging Technologies Librarian 2012 – #libday8
Posted on January 31, 2012

Cool Toys Pic of the day – Stereogranimator
Posted on February 1, 2012
> Crowdsourcing image processing for library digitized online collection

Cool Toys pic of the day – Essay Tagger:
Posted on February 2, 2012
> Assignment grading tool

Cool Toys Pic of the day – Quick Screenshare
Posted on February 3, 2012
> Computer troubleshooting tool

Cool Toys Pic of the day – StageIt
Posted on February 6, 2012
> Entertainment, live bands online. A new way to provide lectures, performance, classes with microfunding?

Cool Toys Pic of the day – Abuse & Safety & Stalking, Oh my, Oh, my
Posted on February 7, 2012
> Includes UM sites, local, and national.

Cool Toys Pic of the day – INHOPE Mobile
Posted on February 8, 2012
> An app for internet safety

Cool Toys Pic of the day – The Death of Internet Explorer 6 #ripIE #umsocial
Posted on February 9, 2012

Google’s New Privacy Policy
Posted on February 10, 2012
> I’m not so sure folks need to be as worried as they are

About iRounds
February 10, 2012
> New physician’s social network, NOT anonymous, several UM clinicians involved

About the Elsevier Controversy and Essential Science
Posted on February 11, 2012
> Distillation of resources on the Elsevier debate that is making so many headlines

Cool Toys Pic of the day – We Consent
Posted on February 13, 2012
> Genomics informed consent tool to support future data sharing

Cool Toys Pic of the day – Sage Bionetworks Commons
Posted on February 14, 2012
> Genetic & genomic open data repository with community, tools, and guidelines development process

Cool Toys Pic of the day – Using Google NGrams to Answer a Reference Question
Posted on February 15, 2012
> Includes links to med research concepts for this public low-level text mining tool

Cool Toys Pic of the day – Google Ripple
Posted on February 16, 2012
> Amazing tool to better understand the science behind social media best practices

What is Best Available Evidence?
Posted on February 17, 2012
> I’m not entirely happy with this example for explaining core EBHC concept. Do you have a better example?


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