About this book
- Informs and guides physicians to keep up to date with new biomedical research tools with minimal effort, using free online tools, in order to make physicians' lives a little easier and more efficient
- Designed for physicians who are familiar with computers and the internet, but no prior experience with any of the online tools discussed is necessary
- Includes social bookmarking, RSS (an easy way to personalize and bring the information you want into a single spot), wikis and online collaboration tools, and Google's new customized search engine builder
- Written by experts and a physician from the field
Reader-friendly format; each chapter starts with a list of ‘Key Notes’ and the text is visualized with cartoon strips
Feel like you're being sucked down into a swirl of never-ending information? Today's physicians are faced with new advances in medicine and new research that can impact practice, but finding the right information at the right time seems overwhelming in the constant deluge of scientific research. That's where this illustrated guide will walk you through some of today's most useful Internet tools, tools that can help you find, manage, and organize the information you need, so that it is always at your fingertips, whether for patient care, research, practice, or fun.
Written for: All physicians interested in using the internet
for their research
- Biomedical research
- Information organization
- Internet tools
- Web 2.0
Table of contents
How to find information efficiently.- Making Google Work for You.- Google Mail / Chat.- Google Reader & Tools.- Creating Personalized Home Pages.- Souping up PubMed.- Keeping up with the Literature.- RSS.- Blogs.- Medical Wikis.- Podcasts.- Current Awareness Alerts.- Managing Information.- Social Bookmarking.- Keeping Notes.- Conclusion.