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In 2005, Stephen Abram, vice president of Innovation at SirsiDynix, challenged library and information science (LIS) professionals to start becoming " librarian 2.0. " In the last few years, discussion and debate about the " core competencies " needed by librarian 2.0 have appeared in the " biblioblogosphere " (blogs written by LIS professionals). However,(More)
Exploring information use within everyday or community contexts is a recent area of interest for information literacy research endeavors. Within this domain, health information literacy (HIL) has emerged as a focus of interest due to identified synergies between information use and health status. However, while HIL has been acknowledged as a core ingredient(More)
This paper will present a research project that explores the psychological factors that prevent people within community from integrating information and communication technology (ICT) into their lives. The research will use Bandura's social cognitive theory to examine the psychology of the digital divide. Participants in the study are members of the(More)
The emerging growth of Web 2.0 has been observed by users in the workplace, and has therefore encouraged organisations to introduce Web 2.0 technologies in their businesses. Although its adoption is beneficial, it could meets with employees resistance due to some organisational factors. The successful implementation of Enterprise Web 2.0 is based on(More)
In 2006 Stephen Abram stated that we must " become librarian 2.0 now ". But what is librarian 2.0? This paper will present the results of a project that identified the skills, knowledge and attributes required by the successful librarian in the web 2.0 world (and beyond !). Eighty-one Australian librarians participated in a series of 14 focus groups.
OBJECTIVE Adjunctive-to-insulin therapy with sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibition may improve glycemic control in type 1 diabetes (T1D). RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS We evaluated the glycemic efficacy and safety of empagliflozin 25 mg daily in 40 patients treated for 8 weeks in a single-arm open-label proof-of-concept trial (NCT01392560). (More)
A spirurid nematode-induced gastric nodule was believed to be responsible for chronic gastric irritation and vomiting in a domestic short-hair cat. Clinical improvement was noticed following surgical removal of the parasitic nodule in the wall of the pylorus. Morphologic characteristics of the parasite were most consistent with Spirocerca lupi. Infection(More)
AIMS To determine 5-year mortality rates, following the diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes, in a large local cohort of individuals with new onset of Type 2 diabetes seen within a few weeks of diagnosis in a single, community-based education programme. METHODS We reviewed referrals for people with Type 2 diabetes to our service over 5 years from 1999 to 2003 and(More)
(2013) Towards tacit knowledge sharing over social web tools. Notice: Changes introduced as a result of publishing processes such as copy-editing and formatting may not be reflected in this document. For a definitive version of this work, please refer to the published source: Author Details (please list these in the order they should appear in the published(More)
Healthcare professionals' use of social media platforms, such as blogs, wikis, and social networking web sites has grown considerably in recent years. However, few studies have explored the perspectives and experiences of physicians in adopting social media in healthcare. This article aims to identify the potential benefits and challenges of adopting social(More)