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Judges Needed for Games4Health Challenge

The 2016 Games4Health Challenge is looking for 60 judges among UofU faculty and staff and various sponsors. As a judge, you would evaluate around 5 student team entries over a 10 day period in March 2016. All entries are in the form of two videos, one a 90 second Tease Video and the other a […]

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Collaboration on an Open Source Code App

This is the last blog post honoring the International Open Access Week. This post will focus on EHSL collaboration with The GApp Lab to create an open source app.

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Games4Health Challenge Registration is Open

Games4Health is an annual $60K competition for student innovations that drive healthier lives through games that people love.

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Free Online Tools for Collaboration

Explore these free online tools that will make collaborating much easier! Share documents and files via Box You may already be familiar with Dropbox or Google Drive and the concept is the same for Box. The big difference is that Box is HIPAA and FERPA compliant. Because the University of Utah has partnered with Box […]

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Creating open access materials is easy!

Open access and Open Educational Resources (OER) are hot topics in academia, and have been for several years. Earlier this week, we talked about what these concepts are and an example of how the Library is collaborating with Neuro-ophthalmology experts to create open access content. This post will focus on tools the Eccles Library has used to […]

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Tech Tuesday and InfoFair – October 13, 4:30-5:40pm

Join us in Health Sciences Education Building (HSEB) 2100 or Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building (SFEBB) 160 for a live viewing of The Clifford C. Snyder M.D. and Mary Snyder Lecture on Tuesday, October 13, 4:30-5:30pm.

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LaTeX: what is it and where can I find help?

Do any of the following statements resonate with you? I want my document to look professional (e.g. like a textbook or journal article). I want to focus on my writing and less on the formatting. I want an easy way to typeset mathematical formulas and equations. I want a table of contents that automatically updates. […]

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Active Appy Hour- September 9, 2-3pm

Join Us. Drop In. Come on Over. Wednesday, September 9, 2015, 2:30-3:30 PM Synapse, Garden Level, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library Exercise and chat with your colleagues for a mid-afternoon break! Join us for refreshments and conversation. Share your favorite app. Featured Apps: Moves & 7 Minute Workout Presentation at 2:15pm by Liz Joy, […]

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Healthi4U Kick-off is September 10

Healthi4U is an innovative new competitive program for interdisciplinary student teams at the University of Utah.  The goal of this video competition is to create engaging and informative videos related to health.

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Bees and Hives and Suits … Oh my! … An Unexpected Monday Swarm

It’s the unexpected that is the most interesting in life, don’t you think?   Monday morning … making your way through email … the phone rings … there’s a bee swarm in the tree in front of the College of Nursing building … not on the list of things to do … not MY area of […]

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