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Still using Internet Explorer 8 (IE8)? Please upgrade.

Another reason to upgrade your Internet Explorer version 8, IE8 Web browser. IE11 is latest version as of August 2015. Scopus will cease support of IE 8 on October 1, 2015. Scopus is one of  the crucial research databases provided by campus libraries.

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New DynaMed App! Easy to Install

Downloading the DynaMed app is easy! Download the app from the iTunes Store or Google Play. Access DynaMed from the Library’s home page. Click on Mobile at the top of the screen in the blue bar (see screenshot): When prompted, enter your university email address. An authentication key will be emailed to you.  Check your […]

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Are your presentations accessible?

The Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) offers resources and support materials to “help understand and implement Web accessibility” worldwide. Their new article, “How to Make Presentations Accessible to All” is essential reading.

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LIFT Forum on adaptive technology

The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library presented its Library Information Technology Forum today. Its purpose is to inform the University of Utah community about electronic information resources, and current trends in the use of computers and online technologies for accessing these resources. The Forum is generally held the second Wednesday of each month between […]

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Upcoming LIFT Forum: Adaptive Technology

Technology can benefit all users – students, faculty, and staff. However, technology is not always accessible or adaptive for all. The Center for Disability Services here at the University of Utah provides adaptive and accessible software and technology to students with disabilities. Come learn how this technology benefits both students with disabilities as well as […]

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March LIFT Forum cancelled

The LIFT Forum for March has been canceled. The April 2010 LIFT Forum will be on the topic of “UU’s Web Accessibility Policy,” presented by Scott McAward, Director, Disability Services. When: Wednesday, April 14, 2010 Time: 12:05 – 1:00 pm. Where: HSEB 3515B See you then!

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Web 2.0 application: Readability

Eccles Health Sciences Library is constantly looking for ways to improve accessibility for the web sites and resources we provide. According to the American Foundation for the Blind, more than “25 million Americans report experiencing significant vision loss.” The most popular screen reader software applications such as JAWS are expensive for individuals and institutions to […]

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