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Appy Hour Recaps: March and May

On Tuesday, March 17, Amanda Truong, a School of Medicine student, presented “VisualDx”. VisualDx is a “decision support software designed by clinicians to aid medical professionals in the diagnosis of visually identifiable diseases.” Amanda is very interested in dermatology and discovered the app while working in Ghana with the University of Utah’s Department of Dermatology. […]

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Withdrawal of Informa Healthcare Titles from “Get It Now” Service

In January 2015, the publisher Informa Healthcare announced that its portfolio of 180 journals would be taken over by the academic publishing division of Taylor & Francis. As part of that transition, Taylor & Francis re-evaluated the cost-per-article fee charged for all Informa Healthcare titles, including those made available through the Library’s Get It Now […]

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Artist In Residence (AIR) & Photovoice Exhibition at Eccles Library

Please join the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library in welcoming the Artist In Residence (AIR) & Photovoice Exhibition to the main level of the library. Throughout the month of May, Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) patients, caregivers, and staff will exhibit artworks and photos created in the Artist in Residence program and the Photovoice with Adult Cancer Survivors study. The exhibit […]

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EHSL Seeks an Assistant Director, National Library of Medicine Training Center

The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library at the University of Utah seeks an imaginative team leader with progressive ideas to lead the National Library of Medicine Training Center (NTC). The Assistant Director reports directly to the Associate Director of the NN/LM MidContinental Region. The Assistant Director plans and implements the activity of the NTC; […]

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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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Edges of Light: Images of Breast Transformation

Kimberly Myers, Ph.D., associate professor of Humanities and English at Penn State Hershey College of Medicine, and member at the Doctors Kienle Center for Humanistic Medicine, will visit the University of Utah in conjunction with the opening of the traveling art exhibit, “Edges of Light: Images of Breast Transformation.  The exhibit includes photographs by Wendy Palmer […]

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Personalize Library Tools: ClinicalKey

Why create a personal account with tools provided by Eccles Library? Look what you can do in ClinicalKey with your personal account: * Access PDFs * Presentation Maker –  select images to create fast presentations.  Instructions to create presentations. * Save content (from either search or browse results) * Patient Education materials * Free CME […]

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Attention EndNote Users: new Full Text link

EndNote program users please update your Full Text Preferences “Open URL Path.” Open URL Path = http://bit.ly/uu-fulltext Authenticate with = https://ezproxy.lib.utah.edu  – for Windows:  go to Edit >Preferences > Find Full Text – for Mac: go to  EndNote > Preferences > Find  Full Text Copy & paste URLs into relevant boxes in EndNote preferences:   […]

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New Library Catalog and eJournal Citation Linker in one tool!

Introducing our new Library Catalog this December, 2014. Campus libraries have a new Library Catalog to find items available from campus libraries at the University of Utah. The new Library Catalog offers an A-Z list of full text items, as well as a CitationLinker to find online journals, books or articles (copy & paste PubMed’s PMID or the publisher’s DOI number into relevant box.)

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eSynapse Fall Issue Available Online

The Fall 2014 issue of eSynapse, the newsletter of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, is available online. The Fall issue highlights two special people: • Rachel Hess., Professor of Internal Medicine and director of the University of Utah’s Health System Innovation and Research Program, is this issue’s Library Champion • Lisa Spencer, Library […]

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