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• Skye B: What does rostrocaudal pattering mean in reference to
mouse embryonic development?
• ryan: hello Skye
• Skye B: HI
• ryan: what type of source do u need for this?
• Skye B: I am reading an article from a science journal, and they
discuss this being affected, but never mention what it is
• ryan: it sounds like it refers to the distribution of certain cell types....
• ryan: ah....between nose and neck......nosto is nose and caudal is
• ryan: sorry rostro is nose
• ryan: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anatomical_terms_of_location
• Skye B: Ah, okay. Cool. Thanks
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[5:26:23 PM] Art: Can you tell me what the population is in Japan?
[5:26:34 PM] librarian13 --Elyria Public Library System: Hi Art, let me take a look.
[5:26:40 PM] Art: Thanks!
[5:27:54 PM] librarian13 --Elyria Public Library System: See if this helps. I'm not
finding anything more current, but I'll keep
[5:28:29 PM] Art: Ok. let me check.
[5:28:55 PM] Art: Oh that's neat. Um, how do I cite Google?
[5:29:46 PM] librarian13 --Elyria Public Library System: Let me check.
[5:31:03 PM] librarian13 --Elyria Public Library System: See if this answers your
[5:31:25 PM] Art: Let me check.
[5:32:17 PM] Art: Ok, so it looks like I can't cite Google.
[5:32:18 PM] librarian13 --Elyria Public Library System: Here is another site that gives
a 2010 pop estimate and you can site the World Fact Book as a
[5:33:06 PM] librarian13 --Elyria Public Library System: as a book. sorry
[5:33:20 PM] Art: Ok. Cool. That looks good too
[5:33:30 PM] librarian13 --Elyria Public Library System: Anything else?
[5:33:42 PM] Art: No, I think that answers the question. Thanks a lot
[5:34:03 PM] librarian13 --Elyria Public Library System: You are welcome and thanks
for using Knowitnow.
• [4:44:33 PM] Dave: Are there any images of the Medicine Buddha available that I can analyze for a class project?
[4:44:54 PM] Dave: Hi Ann Marie
[4:45:08 PM] ann_marie: Hi. This is Ann Marie from Shawnee State.
[4:45:21 PM] Dave: Nice to meet you. I'm Dave
[4:45:26 PM] ann_marie: You want to find an image of the the medicine budda?
[4:45:37 PM] ann_marie: Could you give me a bit more information?
[4:46:16 PM] Dave: Yeah - I'm taking a Tibetan Buddhism class for Art History. We need to do an iconographic
study of an Buddhist image featuring a particular diety.
[4:46:51 PM] Dave: Does that help?
[4:47:25 PM] ann_marie: I am sure that you found this website http://dharma-haven.org/tibetan/medicine-
[4:48:46 PM] Dave: I did, but I wasn't sure who published that website. He didn't want me to analyze work from
someone "off the street"
[4:49:31 PM] ann_marie: Do you have access to ART STOR? It is a database with many pictures of Buddha.
[4:49:45 PM] ann_marie: I did not specifically find medicine buddha.
[4:50:09 PM] Dave: In Tibetan, he's often referred to as Bhaisajyaguru.
[4:50:55 PM] Dave: I don't think I have access to Art Stor. I don't even know what that is.
[4:51:22 PM] ann_marie: Where are located right now?
[4:51:29 PM] Dave: OSU
[4:51:43 PM] ann_marie: Let me check their web page.
[4:51:58 PM] Dave: I'll try to visit that page too.
[4:52:58 PM] Dave: I think I found Artstor
[4:53:25 PM] Dave: Are there any images of the Medicine Buddha available that I can analyze for a class project?
[4:53:28 PM] ann_marie: OSU has a variety of art databases including ArtStor and Artfl.
[4:53:48 PM] Dave: I think I found Artstor
[4:53:49 PM] ann_marie: I did find a picture of the buddha in ArtStor
[4:54:19 PM] Dave: Medicine Buddha?
[4:54:43 PM] ann_marie: No. I used Bhaisajyaguru.
[4:55:00 PM] Dave: Oh ok. I'll have to see
[4:55:36 PM] Dave: I found a few that look like they'll work!
[4:55:37 PM] ann_marie: I do not have access to any of the OSU databases from here.
[4:55:51 PM] ann_marie: You will have to search yourself.
[4:55:58 PM] Dave: that's ok. I think I found some that will work. Thanks for referring me to Artstor
[4:56:18 PM] ann_marie: Hope this works for you. Anything else?
[4:56:34 PM] Dave: No, that helps me out a lot. I really appreciate it.
[4:56:52 PM] ann_marie: Have a good day.
[4:56:56 PM] Dave: You too!