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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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Does your research consider sex and gender differences?

Last call for abstract submissions! Due Friday, July 11, 2014. Have you discovered different health outcomes for men and women? If so, the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library and the Center of Excellent in Women’s Health invites you to submit an abstract for InfoFair 2014: Women’s Health, Sex and Gender Research Conference. Abstracts relating […]

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No Subscription? No Problem! Try “Get It Now”

The Spencer S. Eccles Library is experimenting with an exciting new method for delivering articles from selected unsubscribed journals.  Using Copyright Clearance Center‘s Get It Now service, patrons can have full-text, high-quality, color PDFs of articles sent directly to them via email. Average turnaround time for Get It Now articles is less than five minutes. […]

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Eckels at Eccles: David D. Eckels Photography

August – October 2013 The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library The University of Utah 10 N. 1900 E. Salt Lake City

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EHSL is Looking for a PHP Expert

The Eccles Health Sciences Library is looking for a PHP expert / web site designer to build and maintain a wide variety of sites.  If you love creating web sites and know PHP well, please apply!  We offer wonderful benefits, a fun and relaxed atmosphere, and a professional collaborative environment. The primary responsibility of the […]

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PubMed Filters Sidebar Replaces the Limits Page

Changes to PubMed interface to be aware of.

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Using Twitter beyond Twitter: embeddable tweets

As noted in the Social Media Examiner blog, you can embed conversations from Twitter into blog posts. Unfortunately, the Twitter interface has changed slightly, so when you hover over the tweet you want to embed, the link now says “Open” instead of “Expand,” and it is located at the far right instead of next to […]

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Using mobile phones to strengthen diagnostic services

A recent study (Tuijn, Hoefman et al. 2011) sought to “determine the feasibility of using mobile phones for capturing microscopy images and transferring these to a central database for assessment, feedback and educational purposes.” In Low- and Middle Income Countries (LMIC), poor communication and long distances between rural health clinics and their urban counterparts makes […]

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Join us for the January 19th LIFT Forum on Copyright Law

The Wednesday, January 19, 2011 Library and Information Technology Forum features Julie McAdams and Michele Ballantyne (both from the University of Utah Office of General Counsel) speaking about Recent Updates in Copyright Law. Please join us in the Spencer F. and Cleone P. Eccles Health Sciences Education Building, Room 2110 at 12:05-1:00 p.m. for this […]

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