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Monthly Archives: October 2011

Resources focused on alternative medicine

If you are interested in the general topic of alternative medicine, I invite you to check out the following resources available through Eccles Library: Alt-Health Watch: A fulltext database of newsletters, newspapers and research reports focused on complementary, alternative and integrated approaches to health care and wellness — on both professional and consumer levels. AltBib […]

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USMLE Step 1 lectures app

As recently reviewed on the iMedicalApps blog, thirty hours of lectures at the USMLE Step 1 level have been made available in a free app for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch: Dr. Najeeb Lectures. Dr. Najeeb has created over 400 hours of medical lectures, and the selections available with this app come from a broad […]

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Open Mic with Eric Denna, CIO — Nov 2 LIFT Forum in HSEB 2110 at 12:05 p.m.

The Wednesday, November 2, 2011 Library and Information Technology Forum features Eric Denna, Chief Information Officer at the University of Utah. ¬†Please join us in the Spencer F. and Cleone P. Eccles Health Sciences Education Building, Room 2110 at 12:05-1:00 p.m. for this program. Program Description: Eric Denna, Chief Information Officer at the University of […]

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Health Literacy: blood test results

Most patients would prefer to discuss their blood test results with a physician, but less than half actually do, according to a recent survey. Representatives from government, business, healthcare professional groups and consumer advocates to examine health literacy with regards to blood tests. It would be wise to include librarians, public and medical, to speed getting information to the public.

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EDUCAUSE Annual Conference via web

Eccles Library is offering webcasts from the 2011 EDUCAUSE Annual Conference for anyone interested in viewing these informative sessions.

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Pharmacology Flash-Card App

Review of the new Sigler Drug Cards-Pharmacology Flash Card App

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When health literacy needs information literacy

An online health quiz may seem well-researched and informative, but it is important to look deeper and try and determine why it is there, and what purpose it serves. This is how information literacy skills interact with health literacy.

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New Study Spaces at Eccles Library

The library has new, modern-looking seating “pods” designed to provide both privacy and a space for collaboration. Come see!

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You are invited to the October 12 LIFT Forum – Sharing Our Favorite Apps with You!

The Wednesday, October 12, 2011 Library and Information Technology Forum features¬† faculty and staff of the Eccles Library and guests speaking about their favorite apps.¬† Please join us in the Spencer F. and Cleone P. Eccles Health Sciences Education Building, Room 2600 at 12:05-1:00 p.m. for this program. Program Description Faculty and staff of the […]

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Thank you, Steve Jobs

A tribute to Steve Jobs and how his technological vision and creativity will live on to help many have better health.

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