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Congratulations Mellanye Lackey!

Mellanye Lackey has been accepted to the Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians at the Harvard Graduate School of Education–July 30-August 4. “The program details important leadership concepts and applies them to the practical challenges of leading and managing the contemporary academic library. The curriculum addresses three areas — planning, organizational strategy and change, and transformational […]

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2017 NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program

Melissa Rethlefsen, MSLS, AHIP – Deputy Director and Associate Librarian at Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah is a Fellow in the 2016/2017 NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program. This program prepares emerging leaders for director positions in academic health sciences libraries. It is jointly funded by the National Library of Medicine and the […]

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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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Joan Gregory Receives 2017 Leadership in Inclusive Excellence Faculty Award

Congratulations Joan Gregory! Joan Gregory received the 2017 Leadership in Inclusive Excellence Faculty Award. The award sponsored by the Office of Health Equity and Inclusion recognizes leadership in inclusive excellence from a University of Utah Health Sciences Faculty member. There were many deserving nominees who are working hard to create an environment of health equity […]

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Honoring Elena Eyzaguirre

Elena Eyzaguirre passed away this past Friday, March 17, 2017. Elena served as Deputy Director for both Priscilla Mayden and Wayne Peay. She started at EHSL in 1967 as a Library Assistant. Elena retired in 1994 as a member of the library faculty and deputy director in 1994. Elena was a dear friend and mentor […]

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Read by QxMD – Available Now at the U!

Read by QxMD is a mobile and web app designed to bring personalized content to your device, making it easier to keep up to date with the latest medical research in your field.  It’s a “current awareness” tool that quickly discovers – and provides access to – new research.  Content personalization is enabled in two […]

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Herman Hooten

Herman Hooten, M.S.W, is one of the featured activists in our Celebratory Retrospective on the History of African Americans in Utah. Below is Hooten’s biography from the Celebrating Leadership in INCLUSIVE EXCELLENCE Volume 1 by the University of Utah Health Sciences Office of Health Equity and Inclusion.

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Dr. Charles James Nabors

Charles James Nabors, Ph.D is one of the featured activists in our Celebratory Retrospective on the History of African Americans in Utah. Below is Nabors’ biography from the Celebrating Leadership in INCLUSIVE EXCELLENCE Volume 1 by the University of Utah Health Sciences Office of Health Equity and Inclusion.

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Save the Date: Mayden Lecture is April 25, 2017

The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library is sponsoring the 2017 Priscilla M. Mayden Lecture: “Scholarly Communications in Japan” with Special Guest Speaker Takashi Yamakawa, USACO Corporation, Ltd. The lecture is on April 25, 2017 in the Eccles Human Genetics Auditorium with a reception from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm and the program 2:00 pm […]

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EHSL faculty takes over Des Moines!

Eccles Library faculty and staff attended the Joint Meeting of the Midwest Chapter and the Midcontinental Chapter of the Medical Library Association on October 22-24 in Des Moines, Iowa. View the conference website here. The University of Utah represented about 1/3 of the presentations, including the keynote speaker!

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