By libnews - June 11, 2010

Laika's Medlib Blog takes a critical look at Michael Anders' and Dennis Evans' recent paper, Comparison of PubMed and Google Scholar Literature Searches”. The June installment of Ask a Librarian! from (Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants) gives reliable resources for those seeking information regarding patients with rare genetic disorders, and answers a question about "delusional halitosis." The Chronicle of Higher Education reports on the proposed jump in cost of the Nature Publishing Group's (a leading commercial scientific publisher) journals and the University of California system's response. Gerry McKiernan of Spectrum > Mobile Learning, Libraries, and Technologies highlights New York City's celebration of Internet Week 2010 with the blanketing of Times Square with giant QR codes. Happy Friday, and happy reading!