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“My Vision” – Collected Works of Steven Leitch

Steven LeitchThe Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, welcomes back the photographic work of Steven Leitch, formerly of the University of Utah’s School of Medicine, Medical Graphics Department.

Please join us for the Artist’s Reception on Thursday, February 11 at 11:30am-1:30pm in the Library’s Art Gallery area.

Over two years ago, he was the second artist to display his work on the walls of the newly remodeled lobby of the Library. His work then, consisted primarily of Utah landscapes. In his current exhibition, Leitch broadens his repertoire to include images outside of Utah, still-lifes, seascapes, ghost towns, landscapes and an assortment of images quite different then his traditional exhibits. Continue reading »

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Writing Your Thesis/Dissertation?

Attention graduate students! Get ready for the next Dissertation Writing Boot Camp by familiarizing yourself with the mechanics and thesis templates. All workshops and the boot camp are held at Marriott Library.

The Mechanics of Organizing and Writing Your Thesis / Dissertation
Thursday, March 10, 2016 @ 4-5 PM

Formatting Your Thesis or Dissertation in LaTeX
Thursday, March 10, 2016 @ 3-4 PM
Friday, March 11, 2016 @ 10-11 AM

Thesis & Dissertation Formatting in Word 2016
Monday, March 14, 2016 @ 2-3 PM
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 @ 2-3 PM

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February 1-5 is #ColorOurCollections Week

From Vesalius' De Humani Corporis FabricaJoin us at Eccles Library this week as we join the fun! We will have colored pencils you can borrow and pages waiting for you to color! Colored pencils can also be purchased at the Health Sciences and Campus Bookstores. For more images to color, download a coloring book from this growing list or public domain images from Dream Anatomy!

A trend started by the Library at the NYAM’s Center for the History of Medicine and Public Health, #ColorOurCollections highlights great coloring content in library and special collections. Follow the hashtag and post your colored copies to Twitter or Instagram! Be sure to tag us @EHSLibrary!

Did you know? We have a digitized copy of Vesalius’ De humani corporis fabrica libri septem from 1555!

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Hope Fox Eccles Health Library February Health Lecture 2016

This month at the Hope Fox Eccles Health Library.

If your feeling a little sluggish from the cold weather.  Come and learn some great exercises routines that will give you the energy you need to feel great this winter season.

February Health Flyer (2)-1This is a FREE, Open to the public lecture. So invite your colleagues and friends to stop on by.

This lecture is also co-sponsored by the WellnessNOW Program and will be providing credit for attendance.

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Medical Journal Editors To Researchers: Share Your Clinical Data

The International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) proposes requirements for authors to share clinical data for consideration of article publication.
Logo for International Committee of Medical Journal EditorsRead the proposal:

Listen to or read the story from NPR Shots (Published January 26, 2016)

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Job Opening: Evidence Retrieval and Synthesis Librarian

The faculty and staff of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) at the University of Utah invite applications for an Evidence Retrieval and Synthesis Librarian. Continue reading »

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Life and Limb: The toll of the American Civil War

lifeandlimbbanner The Eccles Library is hosting the NLM traveling exhibit, Life and Limb: The Toll of the American Civil War.

The exhibit will be on display until Saturday, January 30, 2016, in the portrait area on the Main Level . More information about the exhibit can be found on the NLM exhibit website.

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We hope that this hashtag will spark ideas for new solutions. You can view all the questions and solutions on Twitter by searching #asksolve or following @asksolve.

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Hope Fox Eccles Health Library January 2016 Health Lecture

January Health Lecture Continue reading »

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NEW at the U: Bates’ Visual Guide to Physical Examination


Bates’ Visual Guide to Physical Examination, the online version of the classic textbook on physical examination and history taking, is now available.

The Eccles Library is pleased to offer access to this collection of streaming videos consisting of lessons organized by body systems. Each lesson provides detailed explanations of examination procedures and video demonstrations of specific techniques for basic and advanced patient assessment.

Also included are the OSCE Clinical Skills videos for testing your clinical reasoning skills. Each OSCE video includes a clinical encounter and provides an opportunity to develop an assessment, or differential diagnosis, and generate an appropriate diagnostic workup.

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