Do you know where your phone is?

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(CC0 image via Pixabay)

“Bye Mom, I love you.”

Those were the last words I said into my phone before it vanished into thin air. Continue reading

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Drugs & Wikipedia: A Case for Caution

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Yesterday I read a research report in the Journal of the Medical Library Association that reminded me to be cautious when using Wikipedia articles for health care information. The authors of the report are two Pharm D’s and a Pharm D candidate from Midwestern University in Chicago. They analyzed drug information on Wikipedia for 21 different medications and compared it to information from a subscription drug information database. Continue reading

Staff Profile: Katie Flood (+Tips for health science students!)

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My name is Katie Flood and I am the evening Library Assistant at the Bay Shore campus. I’m fairly new to the Touro community, having just started my tenure here in early June. I moved to Long Island after graduating from SUNY Oswego with a Bachelor of Science in Wellness Management and minors in Health Science and Athletic Coaching. I was extremely interested in a position with the Bay Shore Library because I felt my health science background would allow me to relate to the students here and act as a resource.

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