Category Archives: collections
Marriott Library has purchased access to the Films on Demand database, which contains a wide variety of films in streaming format, including films from ABC News, American Experience, TED, BBC Films, Frontline, NOVA, PBS, Films for the Humanities and Sciences, Ken Burns, The Open University, and California Newsreel, among others. Films may be viewed individually [...]
You’re invited to watch the new free PBS documentary Age of Champions Age of Champions tells the story of five competitors who sprint, leap, and swim for gold at the National Senior Olympics. You’ll meet a 100-year-old tennis champion, 86-year-old pole vaulter, and hard-hitting grandmothers who triumph over the limitations of age. The filmmakers have [...]
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has a collection of more than 17 million items and their new book, Hidden Treasure, showcases a collection of rare and surprising pieces found in the collection. Michael Sappol is the editor of this fascinating collection and a curator-historian at NLM. Among [...]
Eccles Health Sciences Library has expanded its subscription to the Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) to include: General Neuroscience Immunology and Infection Clinical and Translational Medicine JoVE is a peer-reviewed, PubMed indexed journal devoted to the publication of biological, medical, chemical and physical research in video format. If you are not familiar with JoVE [...]
“PeerJ is an Open Access, peer-reviewed, scholarly journal. Initially, it will be publishing Research Articles in the Biological and Medical Sciences. It will aim for rapid decision making and will publish articles as soon as they are ready… PeerJ operates a ‘Lifetime Membership’ model. Unlike many Open Access publications which charge authors per publication, PeerJ [...]
Our LinkOut icons in PubMed have a new look. See our PubMed example. When viewing the “abstract” display from the library’s link to PubMed, you will see our new icons for either online fulltext, “Eccles Online” or the physical print volume, “Eccles Print” which is available in the physical journal collection, located lower level of [...]
Links to the new JAMA Network should be working. Citation level links from within PubMed and eJournals’ CitationLinker as well as Journal title links with eJournals and the Library Catalog are functioning properly. Contact us if you experience difficulties accessing JAMA or its speciality journals via Ask A Question or by phone, 801-581-5534.
The Library has purchased three iPads, three Motorola Xooms, six Amazon Kindles and six Nooks from Barnes and Noble for faculty and students to check out and try. Details available at the front desk.
The Wednesday, September 7, 2011 Library and Information Technology Forum features Amy Honisett, Peter Jones, Jeanne Le Ber and Nancy Lombardo speaking about Hot Mobile Devices: Tablets and eReaders. 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 Description: Current [...]
The Fall 2011 issue of eSynapse, the newsletter of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, is now available online. Issue highlights include: From the Director — New Beginnings Library Champion — Don Blumenthal Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Eccles Library — Part II Introducing . . . Amy Honisett Research Support for You [...]