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New 30-minute workshops!

Crunched for time? Stop in for Eccles Express! Eccles Express is a short workshop with an overview of the topic where you can learn strategies, steps, or resources you can employ right away. We are pleased to offer the following sessions on Thursdays in April, from 11:30 am-12:00 pm in HSEB 3100D. April 4: Enhancing […]

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Hidden Treasure: A weird and wonderful collection

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 […]

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TRI University Challenge! Informational Webinar, March 6 at Noon

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Program is excited to introduce the TRI University Challenge! The EPA is challenging the academic community to find innovative and creative ways to use TRI data to promote more informed decision-making and action on the part of communities, manufacturers, and government.

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It’s Oscar Time

Get your own health care Oscar by participating in our video contest sponsored by the University of Utah’s Health Literacy Interest Group. 1. Register a team by March 4th. Email Erica Lake: erica.lake@utah.edu 2. Create a 30-second to 1-minute public service announcement. Choose any health literacy issue, such as: Failure to take medications correctly Overuse […]

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Cases Database from BioMed Central

Cases Database is a freely accessible and continuously updated tool, developed by BioMed Central, which allows clinicians, researchers, teachers and patients to explore thousands of peer-reviewed medical case reports from multiple journal publishers

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Eccles Express: 30-minute workshops

Eccles Health Sciences Library is excited to pilot a new series of short, drop-in workshops. These 30-minute sessions will provide an introduction to the topic and present steps for getting started that you can put to use right away. Bring your laptop to follow along as we demonstrate and provide assistance with these tools. The […]

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New initiative to support academic progression in nursing

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation launches new initiative to help raise the educational level of nursing professionals so that 80% have a baccalaureate degree by 2020.

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Zygote Body: new online tool for learning

Zygote Body is a 3-D modeling tool allowing users to browse, peel back and view inner organ systems, and even search the body using a simple search box.

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STAT!Ref’s Anatomy TV: a great resource

As part of the Library’s subscription to STAT!Ref, patrons have access to Anatomy.tv, which is a “suite of 3D interactive models of human anatomy. Intuitive controls allow the user to zoom, rotate and peel away layers to educate and communicate with an ease and directness that was never possible with print. A wealth of supporting […]

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Free medical images app

Review of SpringerImages mobile app for iPhone and iPod touch.

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