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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Another Eccles success: our first book signing event

Recap of the library’s first book signing and presentation on the topic of healthcare disparities.

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Construction notice for Eccles Library

Construction notice about remodeling project for the 2nd floor of the library.

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Twitter at the State of the Union address

Popular blogger The Librarian in Black (a.k.a. Sarah Houghton) describes her experience about participating in a “State of the Union Tweet-up” in her latest blog post.

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Seminar series on aging

On Mondays for the upcoming weeks the Gerontology Interdisciplinary Program, College of Social Work, and the W.D. Goodwill Initiatives in Aging and University of Utah Center on Aging are sponsoring a series of seminars on the topic of aging.

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Is health literacy at a tipping point?

The concept and practice of health literacy appears to be moving from the margins to the mainstream, thanks in part to three recent major policy initiatives at the federal level.

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Exploring healthcare disparities from a historical perspective

Eccles Library is hosting its first lecture-and-book-signing on the topic of “Exploring healthcare disparities from a historical perspective” Friday, 1/27/12, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Public is welcome, and refreshments are included.

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Using storytelling to communicate health messages

Great example of using videos to teach teens about the dangers of drug abuse, which is an important aspect of health literacy.

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Zygote Body: new online tool for learning

Zygote Body is a 3-D modeling tool allowing users to browse, peel back and view inner organ systems, and even search the body using a simple search box.

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eSynapse Spring 2012 Issue Available

Published three times a year, this newsletter provides valuable information about library activities and resources as well as informative articles related to information technology.

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Mayden Lecture on eScience/eResearch, February 22 at 1:00 in EIHG

The 2012 Mayden Lecture will be on “eScience and the Evolution of Library Services”, with guest lecturer Bart Ragon, Associate Director for Knowledge Integration, Research, and Technology at the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library at the University of Virginia.

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