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Bone up on Boolean operators (with Zombies)

Lego figurine of zombie office worker - Public domain from Boolean search expressions are magical formulas compatible with most databases in which keywords are combined with Boolean operators to create super effective searches.

Zombies are terrifying former humans that want to eat your brain and/or transform you into a zombie (their exact motivations are unclear).

ZomBool is a 'choose-your-own-path' video game created by a Dal librarian to help you learn how to survive the zombie apocalypse (maybe) with the help of search strategies and Boolean operators (PC or Mac).

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Register or update your information with the library using our easy online Patron Registration form. Where else on campus can you feel like a Patron?? ;-)


Featured Title: New 5th Edition of Bates' Videos (2014) old

New edition of: Bates Visual Guide to Physical Examination

Now in its 5th edition Bates Physical Examination videos feature completely reshot content, and delivers head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques for all health professionals. The site features more than 8 hours of video content.

For permanent links to one of the individual modules in Bates go to our Physical Examination tab.

PLEASE NOTE: Dalhousie's subscription does NOT include the OSCE clinical skills videos.

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