Information Discovery Extreme Googling and Web 2.0 Jacque Doyle and Lindsey Greene Welcome MedStart Students!!
Overall Plan <ul><li>June 8  – Finding Quality Medical Information </li></ul><ul><li>June 30 —Extreme Googling and Web 2.0...
Learning   Objectives <ul><li>Become a Google expert </li></ul><ul><li>Identify other available online resources </li></ul...
Let’s talk about How many of you use Google? Is it your first choice? If not, what is?
Extreme  Googling Go What do you use to narrow or focus your search?
Narrowing/Widening  your Google Search <ul><li>Try using an “ exact phrase” </li></ul><ul><li>Use  OR  to widen your searc...
Why use quotations? <ul><li>Remember… In basic search, you can specify when you want exact phrases to be searched by putti...
Diving deeper into Google <ul><li>Images </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Reader </li></ul><ul><li>iGoogle </li><...
Google Scholar GO
Scholar Preferences
More online resources…
Online Health Sites <ul><li>www.pubmed.gov </li></ul><ul><li>www.medlineplus.gov </li></ul><ul><li>www.azgolocal.org </li>...
TMP Osler MMI-I - 6/24/08 Arizona Health Sciences Libary-Phoenix, UA College of Medicine-Phoenix
TMP Osler MMI-I - 6/24/08 Arizona Health Sciences Libary-Phoenix, UA College of Medicine-Phoenix
 
Evaluating Websites
Authoritativeness <ul><li>The quality of possessing authority.  </li></ul><ul><li>The quality of trustworthiness and relia...
Guidelines to determine  website authoritativeness: <ul><li>Who’s the sponsor?  Provide insight on the credibility of info...
Web 2.0 & Social Networking Jacque Doyle and Lindsey Greene
Learning Objectives <ul><li>The  21 st  Century Library </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What is it? </li><...
Perceptions of libraries… Book centric… Mean, shhing librarian… Quiet and uncomfortable…
What  is  a 21 st  Century Library? Technology driven… Social/collaborative space… Available online… Comfortable and invit...
What is Web 2.0? <ul><li>Web 2.0  is the term used to describe the trend in the use of World Wide Web to enhance creativit...
We have gone from passive to  active communication and sharing!  “ In 2006,  Time  magazine chose the millions of anonymou...
Social networking  <ul><li>Idea:   access/create a “community” for school, work, family, or friends. </li></ul><ul><li>Goa...
What is a blog? <ul><li>“ Blog is short for weblog. A weblog is a journal (or newsletter) that is frequently updated and i...
One example
A blog for you… <ul><li>Login:  medstart08 </li></ul><ul><li>Password:  Wildcat! </li></ul>http://medstart09.blogspot.com/
What is a Wiki? <ul><li>A wiki is a collection of web pages designed to enable anyone who accesses it to contribute or mod...
A few more tips… <ul><li>Use RSS feeds to monitor blogs, news, etc… </li></ul><ul><li>Google Documents   </li></ul><ul><ul...
<ul><li>Use authoritative websites to find quality health information! </li></ul><ul><li>If you use Google, use  Advanced ...
<ul><li>Did we forget anything? </li></ul><ul><li>Any lingering questions or confusion? </li></ul><ul><li>Other? </li></ul...
<ul><li>Jacque Doyle </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>602-827-2031 </li></ul><ul><li>Lindsey Greene </l...
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  • Med Start 2009 Extreme Googling & Web 2.0

    1. 1. Information Discovery Extreme Googling and Web 2.0 Jacque Doyle and Lindsey Greene Welcome MedStart Students!!
    2. 2. Overall Plan <ul><li>June 8 – Finding Quality Medical Information </li></ul><ul><li>June 30 —Extreme Googling and Web 2.0 </li></ul>
    3. 3. Learning Objectives <ul><li>Become a Google expert </li></ul><ul><li>Identify other available online resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Databases & Collections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>General Websites </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Assess, evaluate and use what you find! </li></ul><ul><li>The 21 st Century Library </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What is it? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How and when to use it, and for what? </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Let’s talk about How many of you use Google? Is it your first choice? If not, what is?
    5. 5. Extreme Googling Go What do you use to narrow or focus your search?
    6. 6.
    7. 7. Narrowing/Widening your Google Search <ul><li>Try using an “ exact phrase” </li></ul><ul><li>Use OR to widen your search </li></ul><ul><li>Ask Google to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Omit (-) a word/phrase </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Search a certain language or file format </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Narrow to a period of time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Search specific domain types (i.e. .org) </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Why use quotations? <ul><li>Remember… In basic search, you can specify when you want exact phrases to be searched by putting quotes around your sentence/phrase. </li></ul><ul><li>(i.e. “West Virginia”) Without quotes you could get results like this: The sun was setting in the west and my wife, Virginia, was by my side. </li></ul>
    9. 9. Diving deeper into Google <ul><li>Images </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Reader </li></ul><ul><li>iGoogle </li></ul><ul><li>Scholar </li></ul>
    10. 10. Google Scholar GO
    11. 11. Scholar Preferences
    12. 12. More online resources…
    13. 13. Online Health Sites <ul><li>www.pubmed.gov </li></ul><ul><li>www.medlineplus.gov </li></ul><ul><li>www.azgolocal.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.azhealthinfo.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.webmd.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.nia.nih.gov </li></ul><ul><li>www.aarp.org </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ama-assn.org </li></ul><ul><li>http//familydoctor.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.Healthfinder.gov </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.mayoclinic.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.KidsHeath.org </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.4woman.gov </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.noah-health.org </li></ul><ul><li>http://caphis.mlanet.org </li></ul>
    14. 14. TMP Osler MMI-I - 6/24/08 Arizona Health Sciences Libary-Phoenix, UA College of Medicine-Phoenix
    15. 15. TMP Osler MMI-I - 6/24/08 Arizona Health Sciences Libary-Phoenix, UA College of Medicine-Phoenix
    16. 17. Evaluating Websites
    17. 18. Authoritativeness <ul><li>The quality of possessing authority. </li></ul><ul><li>The quality of trustworthiness and reliability. </li></ul>
    18. 19. Guidelines to determine website authoritativeness: <ul><li>Who’s the sponsor? Provide insight on the credibility of information published on the site. </li></ul><ul><li>How current is it? Should be updated frequently; as health information changes constantly. </li></ul><ul><li>Opinion? Or facts? If facts, can be verified from a primary information source. </li></ul><ul><li>Target audience? Should clearly state whether the information is intended for the consumer or the health professional </li></ul><ul><li>Official site? Blog? </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.mlanet.org/resources/userguide.html </li></ul>
    19. 20. Web 2.0 & Social Networking Jacque Doyle and Lindsey Greene
    20. 21. Learning Objectives <ul><li>The 21 st Century Library </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What is it? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How and when to use it, and for what? </li></ul></ul>
    21. 22. Perceptions of libraries… Book centric… Mean, shhing librarian… Quiet and uncomfortable…
    22. 23. What is a 21 st Century Library? Technology driven… Social/collaborative space… Available online… Comfortable and inviting… Student centered…
    23. 24. What is Web 2.0? <ul><li>Web 2.0 is the term used to describe the trend in the use of World Wide Web to enhance creativity, information sharing , and, most notably, collaboration among users. </li></ul><ul><li>These concepts have led to the development and evolution of web-based communities and hosted services; such as social-networking sites , wikis , blogs , and tagging /indexing. </li></ul>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_2
    24. 25. We have gone from passive to active communication and sharing! “ In 2006, Time magazine chose the millions of anonymous contributors of user-generated content to Wikipedia, YouTube, MySpace, Facebook, Second Life, the Linux operating system, and other providers, as Person of the Year, personified simply as You .” - Lev Grossman
    25. 26. Social networking <ul><li>Idea: access/create a “community” for school, work, family, or friends. </li></ul><ul><li>Goal: to connect people with similar needs and interests for the good of all involved. </li></ul><ul><li>Options: temporary or permanent, invite only or open, professional (Linkedin) or social (Facebook), etc… </li></ul>
    26. 27. What is a blog? <ul><li>“ Blog is short for weblog. A weblog is a journal (or newsletter) that is frequently updated and intended for general public consumption .” www.bytowninternet.com /glossary   </li></ul><ul><li>To learn more about and create your own blog, start here at Blogger: http:// www.blogger.com/tour_start.g </li></ul>
    27. 28. One example
    28. 29. A blog for you… <ul><li>Login: medstart08 </li></ul><ul><li>Password: Wildcat! </li></ul>http://medstart09.blogspot.com/
    29. 30. What is a Wiki? <ul><li>A wiki is a collection of web pages designed to enable anyone who accesses it to contribute or modify content. </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis are often used to create collaborative websites and to power community websites. </li></ul><ul><li>The collaborative encyclopedia, Wikipedia , is one of the best-known wikis. </li></ul>
    30. 31. A few more tips… <ul><li>Use RSS feeds to monitor blogs, news, etc… </li></ul><ul><li>Google Documents </li></ul><ul><ul><li>write and edit collaboratively </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Google Health </li></ul><ul><ul><li>store/organize health information/records online </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Social Bookmarking: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// del.icio.us </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// digg.com </li></ul></ul>
    31. 32. <ul><li>Use authoritative websites to find quality health information! </li></ul><ul><li>If you use Google, use Advanced search or Google Scholar to narrow/widen your scope. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember that .gov, .edu, and .org sites are good indicators of the quality and reliability of website content. </li></ul><ul><li>Also look for these areas on all websites: an “About” page, a “last updated” date, a list of sponsors/authors/advisors, and a statement of purpose. </li></ul><ul><li>You can use Google to find images or videos about topics as well as written information. Don’t forget to cite what you use. </li></ul>Key Points to Remember
    32. 33. <ul><li>Did we forget anything? </li></ul><ul><li>Any lingering questions or confusion? </li></ul><ul><li>Other? </li></ul>Questions?
    33. 34. <ul><li>Jacque Doyle </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>602-827-2031 </li></ul><ul><li>Lindsey Greene </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>602-827-2062 </li></ul>Thank you...

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