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September 23, 2009

Drexel Nursing Students Trade Books for iPods

"'Instead of carrying 47-pounds of books in a backpack, students can now take a four-ounce device out of their pocket and look up information they are unsure about right in front of the patient,' said Donnelly. ...

"All students that received their new iPods downloaded five books -- three of which interact with each other -- through an application called Skyscape. Medical updates are downloaded four times a year -- a luxury books cannot offer."

Read more in NBC Philadelphia, September 21, 2009.