Choosing the Right Achievable Life Goals

There are some people that set goals all of the time. They have things that they want to achieve and they work towards them. Once they have achieved them, they then make a new set of goals for themselves. Other people do not really set goals. They may have things that they want to achieve but not really spend a lot of time thinking about them or working towards them.
One important part of setting goals is to make sure ...

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Potential Health Information Exchange of Laboratory Data

Public health in the abstract has frequently been promoted as a potential benefit of HIE[ 7][ 21-23] If HIOs become part of the health care landscape, they could significantly accelerate efforts to automate public health activities. However, except for the research initiatives discussed in this article, there have been very few implementations of these ideas. Also, specific use cases through which public health can be improved with HIE have not yet been described comprehensively in the literature. We formally describe ...

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Qualities of an Effective Communicator

A parent lecturing to the child about studying for his exams, a salesman telling a customer about the virtues of his company’s product, a supervisor expounding on the effectiveness of doing a good job over time- all these situations have messages which need to be communicated. They require the qualities of good communicator to get the message across in the most effective way.

You are always trying to communicate something or the other every point of time, be at the personal ...

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Information Literacy Life Skills

To survive in the modern world we need to achieve a certain level of literacy and acquire information gathering skills. Part of this skill-set is to be able to decide what information is valid as opposed to information that is less reliable (or even complete fiction).

The multitude of sources supplying us all with information these days is vast! From television, radio and printed media right through to the more technologically advanced internet social communities, online news reporting and various other ...

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Information Literacy Skills

Information Literacy is the capacity to know when information is required, to be competent enough to find, assess and efficiently use the information for the difficulty or concern at hand. Other aspects could be judgment, questioning, free-thinking, understanding or integrate competencies that a citizen of a society should possess, so that the individual can intelligently participate in the society that one is living.

A set of skills are necessary to be information literate and an understanding of the following are needed:

  • A ...
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Information and Library science Glossary

Glossary of some terms used in Libraries and in reference to Library Information Science and the storage and organization of Information:

Journal

A publication issued on a regular basis, which contains research published as articles, papers, reports, or technical specifications.

Manuscript

Handwritten or unpublished documents such as letters, draft copies of books, notes or correspondance.

Media

Term used in libraries to describe media that is not printed, such as Video or Music media.

Periodical or Serial

Publications issued regularly such as magazines, newspapers or journals (serials are intended ...

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