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Medical Mobile Resources

A guide to medical mobile resources selected by the Osteopathic Medicine Library, for faculty, students and staff at NYIT/New York College of Osteopathic Medicine.

New apps and mobile websites are being developed every day, so check back periodically!


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IEEE Xplore vs Google Scholar

The IEEE Computer Society published an interesting report ”What will our world look like in 2022?” [Full report: PDF, 14.7 MB]. Nine technical leaders surveyed 23 potential technologies that could change the landscape of computer science and industry by the year 2022.

A sample of the topics include:

  • Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
  • The Internet of Things
  • Machine Learning and Intelligent Systems
  • Natural User Interfaces
  • Quantum Computing
  • And more.

Below are 2 tables comparing search results for each technology from both IEEE Xplore & Google Scholar. Lesson? Move beyond Google when researching topics. Regardless of the subject you are researching if you only use Google you are severely limiting your understanding.

Our preference is advanced search, selecting content types > journals & magazines. Also look at conference proceedings for recent developments.



Search the NYIT Journal Locator

Another great bookmark, if you would like to know which newspapers, journals and magazines NYIT Library subscribes to search the Journal Locator.

The Journal Locator provides links to print and electronic journals available in full-text at NYIT. Even better, you can access these resources from off-campus using your NYIT username and password.

Examples of publications freely available include:


Find Topic Information with Credo and CQ Researcher

Research a topic this morning? Try NYIT Library’s subscriptions to Credo Reference and CQ Researcher. They are both great for discovering topic ideas.


The Power Law of Participation


To Refactor, Collaborate, Moderate and Lead requires a different level of engagement.

When users participate in high engagement activities, connecting with one another, a different kind of value is being created. 

Source: Ross Mayfield

Asking a question is embarrassing for a moment, but not asking is embarrassing for a lifetime. Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore

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