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Embase database trial, Sep. 15 – Dec. 15, 2014

Whether doing a systematic review or searching published literature for evidence-based practice, include Embase as one of your search tools. Eccles Library is sponsoring a 3-month trial for the University of Utah community and we encourage you to use it and give us feedback or ask for our assistance in searching Embase. To learn more, […]

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InfoFair 2014: Women’s Health Sex & Gender Research Conference

The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library and the Center of Excellence in Women’s Health are co-sponsoring a half-day conference focused on sex and gender differences research and women’s health. The intent of the conference is to raise the visibility of University of Utah researchers who are considering sex and gender differences in their research. […]

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Does your research consider sex and gender differences?

Last call for abstract submissions! Due Friday, July 11, 2014. Have you discovered different health outcomes for men and women? If so, the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library and the Center of Excellent in Women’s Health invites you to submit an abstract for InfoFair 2014: Women’s Health, Sex and Gender Research Conference. Abstracts relating […]

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Where are the Data Repositories?

Discovering and re-using research datasets has become much easier in recent years due in large part to data sharing initiatives, the increasing use of standards and innovative new technologies. Come learn about the data repositories and research data available for your use. We will also provide information on how to deposit your own research data and […]

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Images: Where can you find them and what’s legal?

Update: resources from this class are linked below. Need to find the right image for your presentation? Once you find it, do you know how you can use it? This short workshop will cover Fair Use, Public Domain, Creative Commons and other issues in the use of images for teaching and presentations. Please join us […]

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Do you have a grant from the National Institutes of Health?

Join us for Eccles Express on Thursday, April 11th to find out if your publications meet the updated NIH Public Access Policy requirements. You’ll learn how to check your compliance and make sure your papers are in PubMed Central. We will cover how to use NCBI My Bibliography to organize your publications and review your […]

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What can you do to help more people find your research?

If you would like to learn a few simple steps you can take as you prepare your work for publication, bring your lunch and join us for Eccles Express on Thursday, April 4. This week’s session features a short workshop on Enhancing the Impact of Research.  We’ll discuss measures to help you disseminate your work […]

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TRI University Challenge! Informational Webinar, March 6 at Noon

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Program is excited to introduce the TRI University Challenge! The EPA is challenging the academic community to find innovative and creative ways to use TRI data to promote more informed decision-making and action on the part of communities, manufacturers, and government.

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ORCID: A Unique Identifier for Researchers

ORCID is a free tool that allows you to gather together the outputs of your research under one unique identifier. It will give you the ability to make sure that the articles, data sets, etc. that you published are the ones attributed you, and are linked together. “ORCID aims to solve the name ambiguity problem […]

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Trial of Data Citation Index

Thomson Reuters is developing a new database, called Data Citation Index, that will allow researchers to search for data sets across many subject-based data repositories. Data Citation Index currently includes about 70 of the 500+ data repositories that exist worldwide. We recently started a month-long trial of Data Citation Index and we want to know […]

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