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We’re Hiring a Technology Engagement Librarian!

The successful candidate will take a leadership role in leveraging new technologies to meet the needs of the library and its users, keeping abreast of new educational and instructional technology developments, and strategically planning for new service offerings in the short and long terms. To achieve these goals, the Technology Engagement Librarian will serve as the department’s liaison for embedding technology development and training into education, research and clinical practice. Internally, the Technology Engagement Librarian will work closely with members of the Education and Research team to develop and implement innovative technological solutions for local and remote consultative services, such as robots, kiosks, LibAnswers, LibChat, and similar technologies as appropriate. The Technology Engagement Librarian actively partners with other team members in the Education and Research Team to provide in-person and virtual assistance, library instruction sessions, curriculum-embedded sessions, and one-on-one in-depth consultations in all areas of the health sciences. Other duties may be assigned. This position is a full-time, tenure track faculty position. All librarians are expected to contribute to the profession through service, scholarship, outreach, and mentoring. Continue reading »

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Improve your productivity in 2017 – Appy Hour, January 10, 1pm

What’s your New Year’s Resolution? Do you wish to communicate better with your team? Is it to improve project management? Or to increase your productivity in general?

Come to Appy Hour on Tuesday, January 10, 1-2pm. We will meet in the Garden Level of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library. There will be light refreshments.

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Center for Medical Innovation Expo in the Synapse

Join us on Wednesday, November 30, 12-5pm in the Synapse for the Center for Medical Innovation Expo.

The Synapse is Eccles Library’s collaborative flexible space on the Garden Level. Learn more about the Synapse here.

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Think of your Career like an Entrepreneur: Apply the Business Model Canvas as a Tool

With today’s job market, career planning is essential. To help navigate through the many opportunities that will surface, having a deep understanding of your special niche and contributory areas will be crucial.

Join Erin Wimmer, Jean Shipman and Tony Tsai for a two-hour (1-3pm) participatory session on January 12, 2017 in the Synapse (Garden Level, Eccles Health Sciences Library), to learn how to apply the Business Model Canvas to your career to prepare you for an exciting and productive future. Think of your career as your next product!

Register by emailing jean.shipman@utah.edu.

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It’s Honey Harvest Time!

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Thursday, November 17, 2016

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm, HSEB 3430

The University of Utah Beekeeper’s Association will be uncapping the frames, and extracting, filtering, and bottling the honey from the hives north of HSEB.  Come join us in HSEB 3430, Thursday, November 17th, 2-4PM. Drop in or stay for the whole time! Whatever works for your schedule!

  • Join us to help harvest the honey.
  • Come for a taste of honey.
  • Check out the honey lip balm which will be available for sale.

Anyone who is interested can get hands-on and help us with the process.

Follow the University of Utah Beekeepers’ Association on Facebook!

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Today! Live Stream Available for Research Reproducibility Conference

Breaking news: we are excited to announce that the following sessions of the Research Reproducibility Conference today will be live streamed on YouTube!

Time Session
8:30 – 8:45 AM Opening Remarks: Melissa Rethlefsen (Utah) & Andy Weyrich (Utah)
8:45 – 9:45 AM Mayden Lecture: Hilda Bastian (NIH)
10:00 – 11:30 AM Federal Agency Support for Research Reproducibility
Moderator: Thomas Parks (Utah)
Panelists: Lisa Meier McShane (NCI) & Kathy Partin (ORI)
11:30 – 12:30 PM Featured Speaker: David Moher (OHRI)
4:00 – 5:00 PM Snyder Lecture: John Ioannidis (Stanford)
5:00 – 5:15 PM Closing Remarks & Best Poster Award
Complete the Post-Conference Survey

Now’s your chance to join us from anywhere around the world as we discuss how institutions can help support research reproducibility and make more research true, furthering the dialogue around open science, open data, transparency, and good research practices. Follow and contribute to the conversation via the Twitter hashtags #UtahRR16 and #MakeResearchTrue. Continue reading »

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Art Exhibit: Created by Medical Students in the Layers of Medicine Course

med-student-artwork-exhibitNovember 10 – December 7, 2016, Open during Library Hours, Main & Upper Levels, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library

The Layers of Medicine course addresses the human elements of healthcare and medical training “layered” on top of scientific knowledge and clinical skills.  Don’t miss this amazing celebration of the creativity of our medical students.  Artistic creations ranging from book art, photographs, drawings, paintings, to written word, sculpture, and collage, are on display during Library hours thru December 7, 2016.   The art is on display in the Art Gallery on the Main Level and on display panels, tables, in the display case, and on the large monitor on the Upper Level of the Library.

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EHSL faculty takes over Des Moines!

logo-2-400w-converge2016Eccles Library faculty and staff attended the Joint Meeting of the Midwest Chapter and the Midcontinental Chapter of the Medical Library Association on October 22-24 in Des Moines, Iowa. View the conference website here. The University of Utah represented about 1/3 of the presentations, including the keynote speaker!

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See what the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library can do for you.

The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) offers its faculty and staff expertise to others at the University of Utah to elevate their success. Curious how this happens?  Hear from your peers via a multi-media website http://bit.ly/ehsl-fy15 how they have partnered with the EHSL team. See for yourself what the EHSL can do for you!

 

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EHSL Interlibrary Loan Department has a new email address.

Do you have a Interlibrary Loan Question for the EHSL Interlibrary Loan Department?   Let us know by contacting us at our new Interlibrary Loan email address.

ehsl-ill@lists.utah.edu

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