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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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Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library 45th Anniversary Lecture Series

Join us during the coming year, in celebration of the 45th Anniversary of the dedication of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) for a series of presentations on the history of the Library and a glimpse into the future of health sciences libraries. Presentations are Noon – 1 P.M. on each of the […]

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Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library Anniversary Celebration

Join the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences staff for lunch in the Library on October 14, 2016 at 12 – 2 P.M.! During October, we are celebrating the past, present and future of health sciences library services at the University of Utah in honor of the 45th anniversary of the dedication (October 4, 1971) of […]

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Exhibit: Discover Utah Genomics

Discover Utah Genomics September 9 – November 2, 2016 EHSL Upper Level University of Utah scientists have been tracking down the genetic cause of disease for over 50 years. They’ve discovered over 30 genes that cause major diseases resulting in new tests and treatments that have saved thousands of lives. Now U of U scientists […]

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Special Events This Week at EHSL

Join us for a packed week of special events at Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL)! Art Aloud – Wednesday, Sept 14, Noon-1:00PM, Garden Level (TODAY!) The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks – Thursday, Sept 15, Noon-1:00PM, Garden Level Open House: Eccles Health Sciences Library – Friday, Sept 16, 11:00AM-1:00PM, Main Level

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Art Aloud: Sept 14, 12-1pm

Join us for our second Art Aloud event on Wednesday, September 14th, 2016, 12:00 – 1:00 PM on the Garden Level of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library. There will be food, friendly company, and the electric energy that comes from sharing original work. RSVP: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/QXDJ2CL Art Aloud is a spoken word art cafe where […]

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Art Aloud: April 27, 12:30-2pm

Join us for our very first Art Aloud on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, 12:30-2:00pm on the Garden Level of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library. There will be food, friendly company, and the electric energy that comes from sharing original work. Art Aloud is a spoken word art cafe where you can relax in […]

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Newly Published Paper Details Rapid Transformation of Eccles Library Collection

In 2013, the Spencer S. Eccles Library massively downsized its collection of print books and journals, ultimately removing over 90% of these resources. HOW did they do it? WHY did they do it? Three Eccles librarians – Christy Jarvis, Joan Gregory, and Jean Shipman- published an article in the June 2014 issue of Collection Management […]

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