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Workshop on children's health resources given on Healthinfo Island in Second Life

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  • Roots & Wings finding children’s health resources HealthInfo Island (101,201,23) Carolina Keats
    • Introductions
    • Searching the Web – what are you finding?
    • Google’s new beta project: health information
    • Focusing your search: MedlinePlus as a portal to .. health information
    Roots & Wings finding children’s health resources
  • Searching the Web – what are you finding? attention deficit disorder
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    • Take 2:
    • Learn about the new Google beta .. http://www.google.com/coop/topics/Health
    • Discuss: Information authority – can you trust .. these links?
    Roots & Wings finding children’s health resources
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  • attention deficit disorder
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    • Take 2: Explore results
    • Discussion:
      • What different kinds of information can you … find by using the alphabetical listing?
      • Try a basic search for attention deficit … disorder. How are the results different from … those you found from the alphabetical listing?
    • Conclusion
    • The results of online searching for health information are ... improving, but awareness of authority continues to be ... important
    • MedlinePlus.gov functions as a portal site to lots of reliable … information, but it can be confusing. Exploration now … can reward your later efforts, when you really need … information.
    • There are times when your question is more complex, or … you just don’t have time, or when generic information is … not sufficient. For those times, I’m here to help.
    • Thank you for attending this class!
    Roots & Wings finding children’s health resources
  • Roots & Wings finding children’s health resources Carolina Keats Friday November 9 7:00 a.m. & 4:00 p.m. SL time HealthInfo Island (101,201,23)