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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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Appy Hour Recap- August

On August 1 at Appy Hour, Angel Demirev, a University of Utah student and Apple Campus Rep, presented three productivity apps. The apps are Explain Everything, Notability, and iAnnotate. With all three apps, you can easily take notes and add text, visuals, and sound to pre-existing documents.

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Be Secure Wirelessly on Campus

UConnect is your top wireless network choice when on campus. Log in with uNID.

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LIFT Forum — Developing Hybrid Courses: Blending Online and Face-to-Face Learning

The Wednesday, February 13 Library and Information Technology Forum features Alexa Doig, Ph.D., R.N. who will present Developing Hybrid Courses: Blending Online and Face-to-Face Learning.  Please join us in HSEB, Room 2120 at 12:05 p.m. This seminar explores best practices in hybrid course structure, with an emphasis on deciding what to teach online versus in […]

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Health Literacy Advisor software is now available!

The Health Literacy Advisor evaluation software is now available for in-library use on a laptop computer at Eccles Library.  Use this software to evaluate the literacy level of your patient education documents or other materials.  The software helps you rework document text for easier reading by patients. Available in English and Spanish. For more information, […]

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Google teaching search, lesson plans included

Google’s Search Education site offers a matrix of lesson plans for learning to search effectively, with its accompanying pros and cons.

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Researchers and information literacy

Discussion of the SCONUL 7 Pillars of Information literacy as applied to research, and how the research process would benefit from librarian input at the beginning, prior to gathering information.

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Jargon-free doctor-patient communication: Ask Me 3

Patients can ask 3 simple questions to improve doctor-patient communication. And doctors need encouragement and compensation for taking time to assure their patients understand healthcare issues and instructions.

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Home visitation, depression and health literacy

Depressed parents’ health literacy skills can improve through home visitation per a recent study using open access public data.

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Catching up: a few select article of note

A sampling including an inspirational story, inexpensive medical technology, and questions about the future of traditional medicine.

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