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Lola the Librarian

This video project has been percolating for many, many years. In the early 2000’s, Molson Beer came out with a wonderful ad featuring Joe the Canadian. Joe stood on a stage and expounded on what a Canadian is, and is not, with music playing and images flashing behind him. The ad was very comedic and […]

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Rock Star Medical Librarians: Meet the Collisions!

Segment reposted from https://infocus.nlm.nih.gov/2017/05/23/rock-star-medical-librarians-this-weeks-opening-act/ Posted by NLM in Focus The response has been the equivalent of a standing ovation with people holding up cell phone lights. So we’re back for an encore of medical librarians. We even have a couple of bands. The idea started after the Director of the National Library of Medicine Dr. […]

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EHSL on JoVE’s Library Spotlight

Eccles Health Sciences Library was JoVE’s first library highlighted on their new blog series, called Library Spotlight. Three EHSL faculty – Melissa Rethlefsen, Mellanye Lackey, and Shirley Zhao –  were interviewed. Read the post at: http://www.jove.com/blog/2017/05/03/library-spotlight-eccles-health-sciences-library.

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2017 Priscilla M. Mayden Lecture Series

The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library is excited to announce, yet another year of the Priscilla M. Mayden Lectures! At the event we will be honoring the 2016 book authors in health sciences, as well as listening to the 2017 Priscilla M. Mayden Lecturer, Takashi Yamakawa discuss “Scholarly Communications in Japan.” The event will […]

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Mayden Lecture is on April 25, 1pm

2017 Priscilla M. Mayden Lecture: “Scholarly Communications in Japan” by Takashi Yamakawa The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library is proudly sponsoring the 2017 Priscilla M. Mayden Lecture on “Scholarly Communications in Japan.” It will be presented by special guest speaker, Takashi Yamakawa, USACO Corporation, Ltd. Join us in the Eccles Human Genetics Auditorium on […]

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PAWS before finals, so it’s not so RUFF

Are finals stressing you out? Need some relief? Come take a break and play with therapy dogs on the Eccles Health Sciences Library’s Main Level on: Tuesday, April 11, 11:30am-1:30pm, and Wednesday, April 12, 11:30am-1:30pm Special thanks to Therapy Animals of Utah for providing us with a little extra love during finals!      

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Joan Gregory Receives 2017 Leadership in Inclusive Excellence Faculty Award

Congratulations Joan Gregory! Joan Gregory received the 2017 Leadership in Inclusive Excellence Faculty Award. The award sponsored by the Office of Health Equity and Inclusion recognizes leadership in inclusive excellence from a University of Utah Health Sciences Faculty member. There were many deserving nominees who are working hard to create an environment of health equity […]

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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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“Best in Category” Award

Our poster Shh! We’re Creating New Technologies in the Library and You Can Too! received the best in category – innovation on campus – award at the 21st Annual VentureWell Open. VentureWell Open in an annual conference for innovation and entrepreneur educators. The poster and award are currently displayed on the Garden Level of EHSL.

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EHSL faculty takes over Des Moines!

Eccles Library faculty and staff attended the Joint Meeting of the Midwest Chapter and the Midcontinental Chapter of the Medical Library Association on October 22-24 in Des Moines, Iowa. View the conference website here. The University of Utah represented about 1/3 of the presentations, including the keynote speaker!

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