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Writing Your Thesis/Dissertation?

Attention graduate students! Get ready for the next Dissertation Writing Boot Camp by familiarizing yourself with the mechanics and thesis templates. All workshops and the boot camp are held at Marriott Library. The Mechanics of Organizing and Writing Your Thesis / Dissertation Thursday, March 10, 2016 @ 4-5 PM Formatting Your Thesis or Dissertation in […]

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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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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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Peer Review Week 2015

Welcome to Peer Review Week! Festivities last all week long and we will be tweeting tips and following the conversation at #PeerRevWk15. Follow us @EHSLibrary! Mark your calendars: on Thursday October 1 at 9am, we will be hosting the webinar on “Trust and Transparency in Peer Review” in HSEB 4100C. Refreshments will be served! Please […]

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LaTeX: what is it and where can I find help?

Do any of the following statements resonate with you? I want my document to look professional (e.g. like a textbook or journal article). I want to focus on my writing and less on the formatting. I want an easy way to typeset mathematical formulas and equations. I want a table of contents that automatically updates. […]

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