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You are invited to the October 12 LIFT Forum – Sharing Our Favorite Apps with You!

The Wednesday, October 12, 2011 Library and Information Technology Forum features  faculty and staff of the Eccles Library and guests speaking about their favorite apps.  Please join us in the Spencer F. and Cleone P. Eccles Health Sciences Education Building, Room 2600 at 12:05-1:00 p.m. for this program. Program Description Faculty and staff of the […]

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Wed, Sept 7 LIFT Forum — Hot Mobile Devices: Tablets and eReaders

The Wednesday, September 7, 2011 Library and Information Technology Forum features Amy Honisett, Peter Jones, Jeanne Le Ber and Nancy Lombardo speaking about Hot Mobile Devices: Tablets and eReaders. Please join us in the Spencer F. and Cleone P. Eccles Health Sciences Education Building, Room 1750 at 12:05-1:00 p.m. for this program. Program Description: Current […]

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Fall 2011 issue of eSynapse newsletter now available

The Fall 2011 issue of eSynapse, the newsletter of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, is now available online. Issue highlights include: From the Director — New Beginnings Library Champion — Don Blumenthal Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Eccles Library — Part II Introducing . . . Amy Honisett Research Support for You […]

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Another great Mayden Lecture

On Monday, April 18, 2011, Amanda Etches-Johnson gave the 2011 Priscilla M. Mayden Lecture on the topic “From Usability to User Experience.” Designing websites, she explains, should focus not on what the software does, but on what the user does with it. Important design questions to ask include: How easy is this site to learn? […]

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April 6, 2011 LIFT Forum — Beyond WebCT: An Introduction to Canvas

This session of the Library Information Technology Forum addresses Canvas, the new learning management system scheduled to replace WebCT starting summer 2012 here at the University of Utah.

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2011 Priscilla M. Mayden Lecture

Amanda Etches-Johnson is the guest speaker for the Priscilla M. Mayden Lecture on April 18, 2011. Her talk is titled, “From Usability to User Experience,” and it will focus differences between usability and user experience (UX) in web design for websites. Johnson supports the concept that visiting a website should be “a delightful experience,” and […]

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LIFT Forum: QR codes

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 12:05 – 1:00 pm HSEB 2110 The University of Utah Libraries have embraced QR (‘quick response’) codes as a means of delivering additional information to patrons via their mobile device. QR codes are two dimensional codes that can be scanned with a mobile device’s camera and a reader application to link […]

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Dr. William Turner presents Evidence-based Practice and Systematic Reviews

Please join us on Tuesday, September 14 from 12:05-1:00 p.m. in HSEB Room 2120 for Dr. William Turner’s presentation on Evidence-based Practice and Systematic Reviews: Practicalities and Challenges. For this Brown Bag presentation (feel free to bring your own lunch) Dr. Turner addresses the practical issues related to writing a systematic review for the Cochrane […]

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Upcoming workshop: library ethics

The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library will be presenting its monthly staff development workshop next week. Here is the information: What: Staff Development workshop on “library ethics” When: Tuesday, May 18, 2010 Time: 2:00 pm. Where: HSEB 5100-C Who: Dr. Jean Preer, Professor of Library and Information Science at the School of Library and […]

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Standing-room only at 2010 Mayden lecture

Joyce Mitchell, Ph.D., delivered the 2010 Priscilla M. Mayden Lecture on Thursday, February 11 in the Spencer F. and Cleone P. Eccles Health Sciences Education Building, Room 1730. Dr. Mitchell’s lecture, “Genetics/Genomics and Biomedical Informatics: Two Rivers Merging,” was delivered to a standing room only audience. The lecture was streamed in real time and is […]

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