Build STEM Skills and Nurture Students’ Scientific Curiosity With the Question Formulation Technique

Posted February 22, 2017 in

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Science does not simply begin with questions — science is an ongoing process that begins, persists and ends with questions. Learn how the Question Formulation Technique can help students develop the inquiry skills they need to succeed in college and career from guest blogger Andrew P. Minigan the Education Project and Research Coordinator at the Right Question Institute.... Read More »

Preventing Peanut Allergy…With Peanuts

Posted February 20, 2017 in Content

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Food Allergies are an important public health concern. However, new studies are allowing doctors to better manage and possibly even prevent food allergies. DynaMed Plus Topic Editor, Dr. Wei Wei Li of Mount Sinai Health Care System takes a look at some of the recent medical discoveries, including one on one of the most prevalent allergies: the peanut allergy.... Read More »

When It Comes To Improving Your Library Website, Not All Web Platforms Are Created Equal

Posted February 17, 2017 in Technology

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The library website has become the place that more and more users turn to, and ensuring that your library website meets their needs can be a challenge with the web platforms (also known as CMS) out there in the market today. We take a look at three areas where most CMSs fall short when it comes to meeting your library's website needs.... Read More »

Why Music Reference Still Matters in the Age of Wikipedia

Posted February 15, 2017 in Events & News

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Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) has created a universe of musical reference resources. It facilitates and disseminates music research worldwide through its comprehensive international bibliography of writings on music, also available in an enhanced version with full-text articles from over 200 journals linked from the bibliographic records, as well as a full-text repository of over 40 seminal music encyclopedias. Tina Frühauf, Content Acquisitions Director at RILM, talks about the importance of musical reference works vis-à-vis Wikipedia, technology’s effects on research, and the relativity of currency.... Read More »

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