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Medical Journal Editors To Researchers: Share Your Clinical Data

The International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) proposes requirements for authors to share clinical data for consideration of article publication.

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Changes to PubMed Full-Text Linking

New and improved method for finding full-text articles from PubMed. Update your bookmarks and your MyNCIB preferences.

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Appy Hour Education: ResearchKit

Wednesday, December 16, 2015, 2:00-3:00pm followed by Q&A with refreshments Health Sciences Education Building (HSEB), Room 2600 The guest speaker, Dr. Lina Lander is the lead liaison for research institutions at Apple Inc., in this role she works on innovative projects to advance universities’ research, teaching, and service initiatives. Dr. Lander will share a few […]

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Collaboration on an Open Source Code App

This is the last blog post honoring the International Open Access Week. This post will focus on EHSL collaboration with The GApp Lab to create an open source app.

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Free Online Tools for Collaboration

Explore these free online tools that will make collaborating much easier! Share documents and files via Box You may already be familiar with Dropbox or Google Drive and the concept is the same for Box. The big difference is that Box is HIPAA and FERPA compliant. Because the University of Utah has partnered with Box […]

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NIH Compliance and the Public Access Policy

By Darell Schmick It’s that time again: R1 Research grant deadlines are coming up! If you’re benefiting from NIH funding, are you compliant? Many researchers believe this to be a hassle, but there’s a great benefit to what compliance brings. Public Access Policy requirements pertain to your published work if: It was peer-reviewed It was […]

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Evaluate the Pros and Cons of Open Access

While Open Access definitely has a place in today’s scholarly communications, one should approach publishing within open access journals with a careful review of the pros and cons associated with such.  The Eccles Library Director, Jean Shipman, would be glad to discuss these options with anyone interested in learning more about what factors to weigh […]

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Neuro-Ophthalmology Virtual Education Library (NOVEL) is Open for Collaboration!

The Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Educational Library is a collaboration between the North American Neuro-ophthalmology Society (NANOS) and the Spencer S Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL).  Nancy Lombardo, Associate Director of IT at the EHSL and Kathleen B. Digre, Director of Neuro-Ophthalmology at the University of Utah, forged the collaboration and have invited participation from numerous individuals […]

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Open Access Week 2015

Today marks the beginning of the 8th International Open Access Week. This year’s theme is “Open for Collaboration” and highlights the power of openness to drive collaboration and advance research. Learn more about the chosen theme on SPARC’s website. What is Eccles Health Sciences Library doing to participate this week? We will be featuring collaborative […]

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Writing Your NIH Biosketch in LaTeX

In December 2014, the NIH released new requirements for the Biographical Sketch (biosketch) for grant applications submitted on or after May 25, 2015. Major changes include: page limit extending from four to five pages describing up to five of your most significant contributions to science for each contribution, listing up to four relevant peer-reviewed publications […]

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