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Faculty Position for InterProfessional Education Program

The University of Utah is seeking a faculty member to provide educational leadership for University’s Interprofessional Education Program. This individual will join a dynamic, multidisciplinary group in contributing to the development of immersion learning experiences to meet the needs of health care trainees and professionals at the University of Utah, Hospitals and Clinics. Interested applicants […]

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Google Reader is Shutting Down

As you may have heard, Google Reader will be retired at the end of June. Since Google Reader is a tool we at the Eccles Library have recommended using for RSS feeds in the past, we wanted to make sure you, our patrons, are aware of this and provide some options.  Here are the four […]

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Future of higher education – Radio West from KUER

This week of March 4th, Radio West runs a series “in partnership with the Hinckley Institute of Politics, about the future of higher education.” See http://radiowest.kuer.org/ to listen to programs

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It’s Oscar Time

Get your own health care Oscar by participating in our video contest sponsored by the University of Utah’s Health Literacy Interest Group. 1. Register a team by March 4th. Email Erica Lake: erica.lake@utah.edu 2. Create a 30-second to 1-minute public service announcement. Choose any health literacy issue, such as: Failure to take medications correctly Overuse […]

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PubReader

PubReader: a new way to read PMC articles on your tablet.   PMC has introduced PubReader, an easier way to read PMC articles on the web. The text is displayed as two columns which mimics the pages of a book. The navigation is simplified and all the figures are accessible from anywhere within article. Designed […]

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Join us for Appy Hour

Bring your own device, discover new apps, share your favorites! On Wednesday, December 5th from 4pm-5pm in room 2600 of the Health Sciences Education Building, the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library presents Appy Hour! Appy Hour will focus on apps for various mobile devices that you can use for your work, your research, and […]

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Remote Software Access from Marriott Library

Check Marriott Library’s Remote Software Access before purchasing expensive software for your own computer. Students, staff and faculty can log in with their uNID and access selected software for MAC, Windows and Linux operating systems. From Adobe Illustrator to Xcode for Macs, there are 40 programs available remotely. Read more at fyi news article.

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Another step on the road to a better search: Google Knowledge Graph

With little noticeable fanfare, Google recently made a change to its interface that has important implications for anyone with online content. Now when you search using Google, it looks at the terms in your search and identifies the things in it. Based on previous searches on your topic, the Google search engine may offer a new […]

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Catching up: a few select article of note

A sampling including an inspirational story, inexpensive medical technology, and questions about the future of traditional medicine.

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Leading medical app blog mentions libraries!

As a regular reader of the iMedicalApps blog, I was excited by the title of a recent posting: “If you don’t have an iPad, go to the medical library and borrow one.” The post goes on to highlight three U.S. schools that check out iPads to physicians: Nova Southeastern University (NSU), Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), […]

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