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Open Access Week 2015

Today marks the beginning of the 8th International Open Access Week. This year’s theme is “Open for Collaboration” and highlights the power of openness to drive collaboration and advance research. Learn more about the chosen theme on SPARC’s website. What is Eccles Health Sciences Library doing to participate this week? We will be featuring collaborative […]

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Peer Review Week 2015

Welcome to Peer Review Week! Festivities last all week long and we will be tweeting tips and following the conversation at #PeerRevWk15. Follow us @EHSLibrary! Mark your calendars: on Thursday October 1 at 9am, we will be hosting the webinar on “Trust and Transparency in Peer Review” in HSEB 4100C. Refreshments will be served! Please […]

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Healthi4U Kick-off is September 10

Healthi4U is an innovative new competitive program for interdisciplinary student teams at the University of Utah.  The goal of this video competition is to create engaging and informative videos related to health.

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Faculty Survey Results- Post 2

In the spring of 2013, the Spencer S. Eccles Library conducted a faculty survey related to public services. This blog post and others will outline the faculty responses and address the concerns raised. You asked, we answered! Read more about this survey and the results! Post 1: Introduction and Background of Faculty Surveyed Post 2: […]

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The Remodel of the Garden Level has Begun

The first phase of the remodel of the Garden Level of the removal of the compact shelving is complete.   Access to this area has been restricted, but other parts of the Garden Level can be reached via the North stairwell and the elevator.  The next phase is imminent!   During this time, there will be increased […]

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New PBS Documentary for University Libraries – Age of Champions

You’re invited to watch the new free PBS documentary Age of Champions Age of Champions tells the story of five competitors who sprint, leap, and swim for gold at the National Senior Olympics. You’ll meet a 100-year-old tennis champion, 86-year-old pole vaulter, and hard-hitting grandmothers who triumph over the limitations of age. The filmmakers have […]

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Sex and Gender Differences Research: Think About It

The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, in collaboration with six partners, received a grant from the Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) and the National Library of Medicine of the NIH to highlight and extend the wealth of resources available from the NIH and its Institutes and Centers on sex and gender differences […]

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Pitfalls and positives of social media in medicine today

A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) “surveyed the 68 executive directors of all medical and osteopathic boards in the United States and its territories about violations of online professionalism reported to them.” Of those that responded, 92% indicated at least one of a list of online professional violations had […]

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Health literacy: simple definition, thoughtful implementation

Found a concise definition of “health literacy,” and a thoughtful YouTube video as well.

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Didn’t need an app for that

Can’t find a good dashboard app? On librarian built one using existing Web 2.0 tools, and shared how it was done.

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