Mobile devices change the way medicine is taught, learned and practiced. That’s a great challenge for libraries

  • Oliver Obst Central Medical Library, University and Regional Library, Münster, Germany

Abstract


The papers in this special issue on mobile technologies have one thing in common. They all agree that “smartphones and tablet computers have become the new cultural ‘norm’ within personal and professional lives” (Fuller & Joynes). Especially tablets are used to enhance teaching, learning and practice of medicine.As you learn in this issue, some European medical schools have already recognized the value of tablet computers in learning and loan them or present them as a gift to students. Six from eight contributions regard tablets, which reflects pretty much the use we all recognize in lectures, libraries, on the ward, on the go.

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Published
2016-03-08
How to Cite
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Obst O. Mobile devices change the way medicine is taught, learned and practiced. That’s a great challenge for libraries. JEAHIL [Internet]. 8Mar.2016 [cited 23Oct.2019];11(2). Available from: http://ojs.eahil.eu/ojs/index.php/JEAHIL/article/view/35
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