CONTACT: MARY GERAGHTY
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0011; fax (319) 384-0024
UI Libraries and Alumni Association offer Davenport session about
health Web sites
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Anyone interested in learning more about how to find
health information on the World Wide Web is invited to a free public program
Thursday, June 25 at the River Center, 136 East 3rd St., in Davenport,
sponsored by the Friends of the University of Iowa Libraries and the UI
The program, "The Web Doctor: Health Sciences and the Web,"
will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Jim Duncan, head of the Information
Commons at the UI Hardin Library for the Health Sciences will lead the
"The Web Doctor" will provide participants with an overview
of the Web and will demonstrate ways in which the average person can make
use of this expanding resource. The session is designed to be of interest
to both beginning and experienced Web users and will cover basic methods
of gaining access to the Web and how to use it to search for health-related
Duncan also will feature a number of high-quality health education and
consumer health Web sites. The presentation will conclude with a question
and answer period.
Registration will start at 5:30 p.m. and the program will begin at 6:15
p.m. The program is free and open to the public, but reservations are required.
For additional information and to make reservations, contact the University
of Iowa Alumni Association, 800/469-2586, 100 Levitt Center for University
Advancement Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1797.