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Monthly Archives: December 2011

Eccles Library website winter update

Breaking news: the Library’s website has a much-needed update!

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Eccles Library Holiday Hours

Eccles Library will be on reduced hours beginning Sunday, December 18, 2011 through Sunday, January 8, 2012.

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Teaching information literacy with a focus on news

As reported on PBS’s News Hour, a four-year-old program known as the News Literacy Project is being taught “to middle and high school students in 21 inner-city and suburban schools in the Washington, D.C., area, New York City, and Chicago. With funding from “a combination of foundations, corporations and individuals,” it is designed to help […]

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Remotely checking newborns in intensive care: expensive but worth it

As reported in iMedicalApps, a number of neonatal intensive care units (NICU for short) in hospitals around the country have implemented Nicview, a system that allows parents to check-in on their child from anywhere via live web feed that is accessible from a computer, tablet, or smartphone. The system is expensive, though: $30,000 to set […]

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Research log: learning from experience

In a recent blog post, Meredith Farkas, author of Social Software in Libraries, points out that students doing research often do not take the time to reflect on their experience doing research — what did they learn from it, what can be done better next time, etc. Because this reflection is not usually written into […]

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Construction notice: HSEB parking garage closure

The HSEB parking garage will be closed Sun., 12/8-11/11 so a construction crane can be assembled.

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Extended hours at Marriott Library

Need a place to study late at night, or at other times when Eccles Library is closed? In response to the high demand for extended library hours during the week before finals, ASUU and the J. Willard Marriott Library have collaborated to accommodate the needs of students. Beginning at noon on Sunday, December 4th, the […]

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HSEB: Alumni Hall carpet replacement

Alumni Hall in the Health Sciences Education Building (HSEB) will be closed from December 17, 2011 through January 1, 2012 for carpet replacement.

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Using Kaltura for Online Video Publishing

The Wednesday, December 7, 2011 Library and Information Technology Forum features Dave Adams, Manager, UIT Streaming Media Services at the University of Utah, talking about Using Kaltura for Online Video Publishing. Please join us in the Spencer F. and Cleone P. Eccles Health Sciences Education Building, Room 1750 at 12:05-1:00 p.m. for this program. Program […]

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To our students: the best way to remember what you study

Infographic showing the best way to retain what you study.

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