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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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Judges Needed for Games4Health Challenge

The 2016 Games4Health Challenge is looking for 60 judges among UofU faculty and staff and various sponsors. As a judge, you would evaluate around 5 student team entries over a 10 day period in March 2016. All entries are in the form of two videos, one a 90 second Tease Video and the other a […]

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Update EZproxy bookmarklet for off-campus access

If you’ve saved the “Reload via EZproxy” bookmarklet to your browser’s bookmarks toolbar menu, please update it. (Delete current bookmarklet, drag updated bookmarklet into browser toolbar bookmarks menu.) If you’ve not yet tried the “Reload via EZproxy” bookmarklet, give it a try with your standard Web browser. Note: The bookmarklet will not work with mobile […]

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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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Games4Health Challenge Registration is Open

Games4Health is an annual $60K competition for student innovations that drive healthier lives through games that people love.

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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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Creating open access materials is easy!

Open access and Open Educational Resources (OER) are hot topics in academia, and have been for several years. Earlier this week, we talked about what these concepts are and an example of how the Library is collaborating with Neuro-ophthalmology experts to create open access content. This post will focus on tools the Eccles Library has used to […]

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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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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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Active Appy Hour- September 9, 2-3pm

Join Us. Drop In. Come on Over. Wednesday, September 9, 2015, 2:30-3:30 PM Synapse, Garden Level, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library Exercise and chat with your colleagues for a mid-afternoon break! Join us for refreshments and conversation. Share your favorite app. Featured Apps: Moves & 7 Minute Workout Presentation at 2:15pm by Liz Joy, […]

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