Dean Giustini's blog

Scholarly communication, access and peer review in the digital age

Submitted by Dean Giustini on April 3, 2011 - 23:11

Here are a few rather important items that have come over my Twitter and Blogline feeds in the last week:

1. Scholarly communication in the digital age - listen to Charles Eckman's SFU lecture from March 2011. See video and slides ...

Physicians and their iPhones are a match

Submitted by Dean Giustini on March 21, 2011 - 13:05

For more information, see Apple iPhone4 for physicians 

Canadian consumers in the social sphere

Submitted by Dean Giustini on March 18, 2011 - 02:21

Introduction to the digital

David Bradfield introduces the Digital Influence Index and explains what it means for Canadian marketers.

Japan earthquake - disaster relief information sources

Submitted by Dean Giustini on March 13, 2011 - 18:43

On March 11th, 2011, a 8.9/9.0 magnitude earthquake struck north-eastern Japan. This guide is a starting place to find information. In the coming weeks and months, health librarians will be asked to provide information to assist with the recovery and for health issues arising after the quake.

David Moher - Systematic Reviews & Prospero Register

Submitted by Dean Giustini on February 24, 2011 - 16:18

As the Open Medicine blogger, I am fortunate to work with some really great people such as David Moher, Senior Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and Director at the University of Ottawa Evidence-based Practice Centre.

Unlocking medical data - UN Discussion Paper

Submitted by Dean Giustini on February 15, 2011 - 16:41

Health Information and Health Care: The Role of Technology in Unlocking Data and Wellness (A Discussion Paper)
Jody Ranck United Nations Foundation & Vodafone Foundation Technology Partnership, February 2011
Available online PDF [52p.] at: