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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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See what the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library can do for you.

The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) offers its faculty and staff expertise to others at the University of Utah to elevate their success. Curious how this happens?  Hear from your peers via a multi-media website http://bit.ly/ehsl-fy15 how they have partnered with the EHSL team. See for yourself what the EHSL can do for […]

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Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library 45th Anniversary Lecture Series

Join us during the coming year, in celebration of the 45th Anniversary of the dedication of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) for a series of presentations on the history of the Library and a glimpse into the future of health sciences libraries. Presentations are Noon – 1 P.M. on each of the […]

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Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library Anniversary Celebration

Join the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences staff for lunch in the Library on October 14, 2016 at 12 – 2 P.M.! During October, we are celebrating the past, present and future of health sciences library services at the University of Utah in honor of the 45th anniversary of the dedication (October 4, 1971) of […]

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Nina Dougherty, Librarian Extraordinaire

Nina E. Dougherty, M.A., Emeritus Librarian, who served on the faculty of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) from 1974 for 25 years, passed away on Saturday, March 5, 2016.

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Newly Published Paper Details Rapid Transformation of Eccles Library Collection

In 2013, the Spencer S. Eccles Library massively downsized its collection of print books and journals, ultimately removing over 90% of these resources. HOW did they do it? WHY did they do it? Three Eccles librarians – Christy Jarvis, Joan Gregory, and Jean Shipman- published an article in the June 2014 issue of Collection Management […]

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