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Spotlight on NLM resources

Did you know that you can access PubMed resources from your mobile device? Learn how at the monthly “Spotlight! On National Library of Medicine Resources” online workshop on Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010, at 8:30 am MDT, 9:30 am CDT. This workshop is free but registration is requested. And in July, learn about using Mobile MedlinePlus […]

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Ethics and the library profession

On the third Tuesday of each month, our library offers staff development presentations on a wide range of topics — health, technology, etc. Today we enjoyed a presentation on library ethics by Dr. Jean Preer, who recently published a book on this topic. Her presentation from Indianapolis, IN, was communicated via a polycom audio and […]

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Upcoming workshop: library ethics

The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library will be presenting its monthly staff development workshop next week. Here is the information: What: Staff Development workshop on “library ethics” When: Tuesday, May 18, 2010 Time: 2:00 pm. Where: HSEB 5100-C Who: Dr. Jean Preer, Professor of Library and Information Science at the School of Library and […]

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Office for Mac workshops at the library

The Eccles Health Sciences Library offers free workshops on a variety of software tools and services. For people using Microsoft Office on Apple Macintosh computers we will be offering a series of workshops this June: Entourage 2008 for Mac, Wednesday, June 16, 2010; HSEB 2949, 1-2pm. Word 2008 for Mac, Thursday, June 17, 2010; HSEB […]

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April’s Topic du Jour

Each month the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library offers informal, brown bag presentations for staff and other interested people on topics related to our work. These generally take place every 4th Tuesday, and this month’s topic is “Information Architecture and Why It’s Important.” It will be held Tuesday, April 7th, in HSEB 3515-A, from […]

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Free online class on health literacy for health professionals

From The Krafty Librarian: The CDC has created a free “Health Literacy for Public Health Professionals Online Training” program to help educate public health professionals about issues with health literacy (patients and the public lack of health literacy) and their role in addressing it. The CDC is offering a free online course which can be […]

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March Topic du Jour

At the EHSL monthly “Topic du Jour” presentation today Kathleen Amos, our NLM Fellow, led a discussion about “Retraction of Biomedical Literature as Indexed in MEDLINE.” Here is a brief summary of her interesting presentation’s content: “Over the past few years, the retraction of biomedical literature indexed in MEDLINE has been increasing. An exploratory study […]

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New workshop: Word 2008 for Mac

Microsoft Word 2008 for Mac is a word-processing application that can be used to create complex, graphics-rich documents easily and quickly. In this workshop, some of the most-frequently used basic features of Word such as editing and formatting text, using templates, working with pictures and other graphic elements, formatting pages and documents will be covered. […]

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Winners and suggestions

Recently the Eccles Health Sciences Library conducted a survey via email of its student-patrons from the University of Utah’s Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing and Health. We received over 220 responses which provided valuable insights into how our services are perceived and utilized, as well as how we can improve. To encourage participation we offered […]

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New workshops: Excel, Mac

Beginning in February, Eccles Health Sciences Library will be offering two new workshops for students, faculty and staff: Microsoft Excel Essentials and Mac Basics. These workshops are free to attend but registration is required. Microsoft Excel Essentials WHEN: Wednesday, February 5, 2010, 12:30 – 1:30 pm WHERE: HSEB 3100-D WHAT: Microsoft has made some major […]

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