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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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Available NOW!! EMBASE Searching for the UU Community

You asked for it. We got it!! The Eccles Library is excited to announce that Embase is now available to University of Utah faculty, staff, and students. Are you searching for reliable, peer-reviewed information on topics such as … Drug development or use Toxicology Drug safety / adverse reactions Clinical trials Evidence-based medicine Medical devices […]

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New Lexicomp App Codes are Here!

Lexicomp App codes for 2015-2016 are here! Send an email from your University of Utah account to ehsl-reference@lists.utah.edu to request app code. Lexicomp is health information content focusing on pharmacology, diagnostic procedures and laboratory tests, natural products, dentistry, infectious diseases, and patient education. Check out our other mobile apps.    

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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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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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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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Faculty Survey Results- Post 6

In the spring of 2013, the Spencer S. Eccles Library conducted a faculty survey related to public services. This blog post and others will outline the faculty responses and address the concerns raised. You asked, we answered! Read more about this survey and the results! Post 1: Introduction and Background of Faculty Surveyed Post 2: […]

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