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Monthly Archives: June 2011

Brush up on your health information skills!

The Utah Academic Library Consortium’s (UALC) has put together a series of online webinars this year, with the first being an introduction to health information literacy and consumer health resources from the National Library of Medicine (NLM). This free webinar will be held on Wednesday, August 10, 2011, from 10 – 11:30 a.m. MDT. More […]

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Got 20 minutes to help the library?

The library is re-evaluating the organization of its website, and we are looking for volunteers who have 20 minutes to take part in a brief, in-person exercise. We are seeking feedback from all of our patrons — faculty and students from the School of Medicine and the colleges of Pharmacy, Health and Nursing, as well […]

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Balance between privacy and the public record

According to the AllFacebook blog and PC Magazine, the FTC has agreed to allow Social Intelligence Corp to  collect and keep files of social media users’ posts as part of a background-checking service for screening job applicants. The company claims it will keep this record for seven years unless you dispute it. Social Intelligence Corp. […]

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Spotlight on toxicology

Each month the National Network of Libraries of Medicine offers a one-hour online class on a different resource from the National Library of Medicine. Tomorrow’s “Spotlight!” session will be on “Toxicology Resources”: Are you exploring ways your library can become an active participant in emergency preparedness planning, response and recovery? In this interactive session, learn […]

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For parents: there’s an app for that!

Kid Normal References mobile app helps parents know where their child is in terms of height, weight, growth, etc.

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Librarian competencies: social media

Looking at what social media competencies librarians should have, and should teach.

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Construction notice for South Medical Drive

Medical Drive South will be closed on the following days for equipment maintenance: Thursday, June 9, 7:00 am – 4:00 pm Friday, June 10, 7:00 am – 4:00 pm Saturday, June 11, 6:00 am – 6:00 pm

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Help for unfunded research projects

As noted on the MidContinental Region News blog, the National Health Council has launched a new website called Health Research Funding. The site is “designed to bring researchers with peer-reviewed, worthwhile, unfunded projects together with patient advocacy organizations and other funding sources. Working together, we hope to foster the funding of new research that will […]

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Summer issue of eSynapse available online

The summer issue of our library newsletter, eSynapse, is now available online, and includes a great new logo!

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