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ILLiad down time May 22nd

ILLiad, our interlibrary loan and document delivery request system, will be down for scheduled maintenance beginning at 7:00PM MT on Weds, May 22nd. Anticipated downtime is 2 hours.

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New PBS Documentary for University Libraries – Age of Champions

You’re invited to watch the new free PBS documentary Age of Champions Age of Champions tells the story of five competitors who sprint, leap, and swim for gold at the National Senior Olympics. You’ll meet a 100-year-old tennis champion, 86-year-old pole vaulter, and hard-hitting grandmothers who triumph over the limitations of age. The filmmakers have […]

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Sign in to NCBI when off campus

Solutions for known issue when trying to Sign in to NCBI via library’s EZproxy (off-campus access button.)

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Eccles Express: 30-minute workshops

Eccles Health Sciences Library is excited to pilot a new series of short, drop-in workshops. These 30-minute sessions will provide an introduction to the topic and present steps for getting started that you can put to use right away. Bring your laptop to follow along as we demonstrate and provide assistance with these tools. The […]

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LIFT Forum—Breaking Research News from the Library

The Wednesday, January 23 Library and Information Technology Forum features Abby Adamczyk, Amy Honisett and Christy Jarvis who will present Breaking Research News from the Library. The three presenters will talk about: Abby presents the NCBI tools and how to use the tools to comply with the NIH public access policy. Amy tells you about […]

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Spring 2013 issue of eSynapse Now Available

The Spring 2013 issue of eSynapse, the newsletter of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, is available online. The Spring issue highlights two special people: Joyce A. Mitchell, recently retired Chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics and this issue’s Library Champion Blake Plumb, Computer Technician and recent addition to the Eccles Library Systems […]

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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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Another step on the road to a better search: Google Knowledge Graph

With little noticeable fanfare, Google recently made a change to its interface that has important implications for anyone with online content. Now when you search using Google, it looks at the terms in your search and identifies the things in it. Based on previous searches on your topic, the Google search engine may offer a new […]

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Summer 2012 issue of eSynapse now available

The Summer 2012 issue of eSynapse, Eccles Health Sciences Library’s newsletter, is now available online.

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Leading medical app blog mentions libraries!

As a regular reader of the iMedicalApps blog, I was excited by the title of a recent posting: “If you don’t have an iPad, go to the medical library and borrow one.” The post goes on to highlight three U.S. schools that check out iPads to physicians: Nova Southeastern University (NSU), Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), […]

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