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What Research Data Services Are You Looking For?

ecclesBothOver the past decade there has been an increased emphasis on research data management and sharing. In addition to many funding agency mandates, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy issued a memorandum in 2013 requiring all federal agencies that conduct more than $100 million dollars a year in R&D to develop plans to support increased public access to the results of their research. The University of Utah supports this effort to make the results of research — including the underlying data — transparent and replicable.

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New Art Gallery Exhibit: TRANSPLANT

TransplantPosterThe Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library is pleased to present a new art gallery exhibit:

TRANSPLANT
strength – life – sacrifice

April 1 – 30, 2016

Leea Dilling is a photography student at BYU Idaho who has just completed her BFA. For her senior project, she wanted to highlight the importance of organ donation. Here is a link to her pictures in book form: http://www.mixbook.com/photo-books/interests/bfa-book-13162130?vk=9uCgwu59mE.

April is National Donate Life Month. For more information please visit http://donatelife.net/ndlm/.
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April Appy Hour Recap

beeOn April 6, Amy Sibul from the Biology Department and two students presented at the Birds and the Bees Appy Hour. With springtime approaching, it is a fun time to watch wildlife, and yes, there are apps for that!

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Save the Dates: Therapy Dogs Coming April 27-28

April 2016 Therapy AnimalsApril 27-28, 2016
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
EHSL Main Level

Join us at the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library for a break with the sweet therapy dogs courtesy of Therapy Animals of Utah.

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EHSL continues on as the MidContinental Region RML

10321169_10153323258170919_5731270320908391024_oWe are honored to announce that the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) will continue as the Regional Medical Library (RML) for the MidContinental Region and that we will continue to coordinate national training under the new title of NN/LM Training Office (NTO) beginning May 1, 2016. It is policy that the state’s congressional delegation be given the opportunity to announce federal funding before the funding agency makes the announcement. Utah’s delegation was notified on March 31, 2016 and a representative from Senator Hatch’s office sent Jean Shipman, Director of EHSL, a congratulatory email.

The staff for the NN/LM MidContinental Region and the NN/LM Training Office are ready to begin the implementation of the great ideas that they submitted to the National Library of Medicine (NLM) in their proposals.

The official announcement appeared on April 1 (fortunately not a joke) on the NLM web site: https://www.nlm.nih.gov/news/nlm-rml-coop-agreement-2016.html

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Kristen Ries and Maggie Snyder Day

IMG_2895 (800x533)Mayor Biskupski proclaimed March 29 as Kristen Ries and Maggie Snyder Day. Dr. Kristen Ries and Maggie Snyder PA-C opened the AIDS/HIV clinic at University Health Care in 1994. They treated the majority of HIV/AIDS patients in the Mountain West since then. Dr. Ries states, “It was never my intent to become an activist. But I just knew I could protect myself against HIV/AIDS with the same protocols I would use for any other infectious disease. So we forged on with knowledge and naiveté. I care for the underserved because I believe everyone deserves reasonable care.” We honor their compassionate service to humanity.

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[photo credit: Jack Bender and story credit: How the West Won Medicine, history of the University of Utah School of Medicine]

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HSEB Librarian Office Hours

Stop by the second floor of Health Sciences Education Building on Mondays at 11:30am-12:30pm for Librarian Office Hours! hseblibrarianofficehoursDuring these times, a librarian will be available in the atrium on HSEB’s second floor. Stop by with your questions concerning library resources, technology struggles, full-text literature, and more.

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UNLIMITED Users on AccessMedicine Arrives April 1st

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The Eccles Library is pleased to announce that beginning on April 1, 2016 AccessMedicine will allow simultaneous access for an unlimited number of users.

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Hope Fox Eccles Health Library & WellnessNOW Program Lunch & Learn Health Lecture

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The Birds and the Bees Appy Hour – April 6, 12pm

beeIt’s SPRING and the birds and the bees are inviting YOU to Appy Hour!

Appy Hour will be on Wednesday, April 6, 12-1pm. We will meet in the Garden Level of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library.

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