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New!! Lancet Backfiles Available Online

The Eccles Library is pleased to report that the University of Utah community now has online access in PDF format to every issue of The Lancet. The Lancet has been published weekly since its foundation in 1823; our new backfile includes 390,000 articles written prior to 1995, all enhanced with HTML abstracts and reference linking. The […]

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Withdrawal of Informa Healthcare Titles from “Get It Now” Service

In January 2015, the publisher Informa Healthcare announced that its portfolio of 180 journals would be taken over by the academic publishing division of Taylor & Francis. As part of that transition, Taylor & Francis re-evaluated the cost-per-article fee charged for all Informa Healthcare titles, including those made available through the Library’s Get It Now […]

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Newly Published Paper Details Rapid Transformation of Eccles Library Collection

In 2013, the Spencer S. Eccles Library massively downsized its collection of print books and journals, ultimately removing over 90% of these resources. HOW did they do it? WHY did they do it? Three Eccles librarians – Christy Jarvis, Joan Gregory, and Jean Shipman- published an article in the June 2014 issue of Collection Management […]

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No Subscription? No Problem! Try “Get It Now”

The Spencer S. Eccles Library is experimenting with an exciting new method for delivering articles from selected unsubscribed journals.  Using Copyright Clearance Center‘s Get It Now service, patrons can have full-text, high-quality, color PDFs of articles sent directly to them via email. Average turnaround time for Get It Now articles is less than five minutes. […]

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Library Adds uCentral and Unbound MEDLINE with Grapherence

In August 2012 the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library initiated a site license for Unbound Medicine’s uCentral. uCentral brings together clinical references and journal literature where you need it – on your smartphone, tablet, and on the web.

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