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Monthly Archives: November 2010

Extended hours

Just in time for finals, the Library will offer extended hours Friday, December 10 through Sunday, December 12, 2010. We will be open until 10 pm all through the weekend. Friday, December 10: 7 am – 10 pm Saturday, December 11: 10 am – 10 pm Sunday, December 12: 1 – 10 pm Good luck […]

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Eccles Library holiday hours

Eccles Health Sciences library hours will close Th-Sat, Nov. 25-27, for Thanksgiving.

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Reflecting on professional development

As reported on the MidContinental Region News blog: Tune in Tuesday, Nov. 16, at 9am MT, 1-am CT, as Professional Development Award winner, Lenora Kinzie presents. Lenora received funding from the NN/LM MCR to attend Supporting Clinical Care: An Institute in Evidence-Based Practice for Medical Librarians at Dartmouth College in August 2010. She will share […]

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Mobile medicine and STDs

Health experts are concerned about large increases in sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the UK: “Two-thirds of women reporting a new STI were under 25, as were more than half of men.” Doctors and technology experts in the UK are currently developing mobile rapid-test kits similar to pregnancy tests that would allow users to diagnose […]

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LIFT Forum: QR codes

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 12:05 – 1:00 pm HSEB 2110 The University of Utah Libraries have embraced QR (‘quick response’) codes as a means of delivering additional information to patrons via their mobile device. QR codes are two dimensional codes that can be scanned with a mobile device’s camera and a reader application to link […]

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InfoFair 2010 – The Personal Health Record: Possible, Portable, Private?

Eccles Health Sciences Library’s annual InfoFair up-to-date information on computer services, applications and resources as well as a glimpse into the future of computing in the health sciences. This year’s focus is on the “personal health record.”

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How to: Biomedical Publishing

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine present a webinar on “Biomedical Publishing 101″ hosted by our own Jean Shipman!

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Being Nimble: medical software on mobile devices

According to the iMedical Apps blog: Lately, it seems almost anything medical regarding Apple’s iPad generates immediate interest. Nimble, the new iPad electronic health record (EHR) by Clear Practice, has been no exception. In the few short weeks since its release, this application has rapidly generated interest across medical blogs, mainstream press and, most importantly, […]

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