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Lola the Librarian

This video project has been percolating for many, many years. In the early 2000’s, Molson Beer came out with a wonderful ad featuring Joe the Canadian. Joe stood on a stage and expounded on what a Canadian is, and is not, with music playing and images flashing behind him. The ad was very comedic and […]

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Rock Star Medical Librarians: Meet the Collisions!

Segment reposted from https://infocus.nlm.nih.gov/2017/05/23/rock-star-medical-librarians-this-weeks-opening-act/ Posted by NLM in Focus The response has been the equivalent of a standing ovation with people holding up cell phone lights. So we’re back for an encore of medical librarians. We even have a couple of bands. The idea started after the Director of the National Library of Medicine Dr. […]

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A Statement in Affirmation of Our Core Values

by the Faculty and Staff of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah The faculty and staff of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) publicly assert and stand in support of the 2017 Medical Library Association (MLA) Statement affirming our core professional values.  Quoting from the MLA Statement,  “…access to information […]

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Bike to Work Week May 15-19, 2017

May is National Bike Month and May 15-19, 2017 is National Bike to Work Week. If you bike to work this week, join us at 3:30 PM that day at the main (west) entrance to EHSL for a group photo.   http://bikeleague.org/bikemonth Sponsored by the EHSL Sustainability Committee and the EHSL Wellness Team!

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Art Exhibit: Layers of Medicine Student Artwork

The Eccles Health Sciences Library is now featuring its newest art exhibit, Layers of Medicine. The exhibit consists of artistic interpretations of concepts taught in class, which are created by first and second year medical students enrolled in Layers of Medicine. This required course, pushes medical students to personally and creatively explore the unique relationships […]

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EHSL on JoVE’s Library Spotlight

Eccles Health Sciences Library was JoVE’s first library highlighted on their new blog series, called Library Spotlight. Three EHSL faculty – Melissa Rethlefsen, Mellanye Lackey, and Shirley Zhao –  were interviewed. Read the post at: http://www.jove.com/blog/2017/05/03/library-spotlight-eccles-health-sciences-library.

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Summer Yoga at the Eccles Library

Join us for free 50 minute yoga sessions from May-July 2017 on: Mondays, 5:15pm, on the Garden Level Wednesdays, 12:05pm, on the Garden Level  Drop by for one event or attend all of the free yoga events! This is a great opportunity to stretch and relax during the workday. Please bring your own yoga mat. […]

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Reminder: 2017 Mayden Lecture is tomorrow, 4/25 @ 1pm

Reminder: 2017 Priscilla M. Mayden Lecture: “Scholarly Communications in Japan” by Takashi Yamakawa Join us, and bring your colleagues for snacks, refreshments, and a lecture! WHO? This year’s honorary lecturer for the Priscilla M. Mayden Lecture series is Takashi Yamakawa, USACO Corporation, Ltd. WHAT? Yamakawa’s presentation, “Scholarly Communications in Japan” will cover Japan’s scholarly publishing […]

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2017 Priscilla M. Mayden Lecture Series

The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library is excited to announce, yet another year of the Priscilla M. Mayden Lectures! At the event we will be honoring the 2016 book authors in health sciences, as well as listening to the 2017 Priscilla M. Mayden Lecturer, Takashi Yamakawa discuss “Scholarly Communications in Japan.” The event will […]

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Mayden Lecture is on April 25, 1pm

2017 Priscilla M. Mayden Lecture: “Scholarly Communications in Japan” by Takashi Yamakawa The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library is proudly sponsoring the 2017 Priscilla M. Mayden Lecture on “Scholarly Communications in Japan.” It will be presented by special guest speaker, Takashi Yamakawa, USACO Corporation, Ltd. Join us in the Eccles Human Genetics Auditorium on […]

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