Skip to Main Content
Navigation

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!

 

Eccles Library Usage by Faculty- Services

The second portion of the survey asked faculty about their use of library services and materials. Participants were also able to make comments in free text boxes. From the comments the Eccles Library was able to gather important information about the needs of the faculty and their perceptions of the Library.

  1. Have you used the following Eccles Library services in the past year?how often do you use library services

Continue reading »

Posted in Find information, general interest, important news, library services | Tagged | Comments Off

Faculty Survey Results- Post 1

In the spring of 2013, the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library conducted a faculty survey related to public services. The survey was sent to the faculty in the College of Nursing, College of Health, College of Pharmacy, School of Dentistry, and School of Medicine. 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!

 

Background on Faculty Surveyed

Faculty identified being from a wide variety of departments, and serving diverse roles therein.

  1. What role describes you?

What role describes you.

                                *Other- administrator, adviser, community outreach, director, editor, and repairman

Continue reading »

Posted in Find information, general interest, library services | Tagged | Comments Off

2014 Free Lecture Series: Preventing and Managing Diabetes

diabetes

Wednesday, July 16, 2014, noon – 1 p.m.
Hope Fox Eccles Health Library
(next to Starbucks in University Hospital)

Guest Speaker: Meg Graf, M.S., R.D., C.D.

Meg E. Graf is a Registered Dietitian and Diabetes Educator at the Utah Diabetes and Endocrinology Center. Meg has also worked as Renal Dietitian specializing in hemodialysis, and is currently a member of the American Academy of Diabetes Educators.

FREE and open to the public
Sponsored by the Hope Fox Eccles Health Library and the Utah Diabetes & Endocrinology Center.

Posted in classes, events, health information | Tagged , | Comments Off

Appy Hour Recap- June

MedCalc- Wayne Hendrix 6-6

On June 6 at Appy Hour, Wayne Hendrix, a third year medical student in the School of Medicine at the University of Utah, presented two medical calculation apps. The apps are MedCalc and ABG Acid-Base Eval.

Wayne uses both of these medical calculator apps in rotations. MedCalc (picture on the left) is a board calculator app with multiple medical formulas, scores, scales, and classifications divided into overarching topics or body systems.

Continue reading »

Posted in Clinical Practice, events, general interest, health information, medicine, mobile, technology | 2 Comments

Appy Hour- Friday, June 6, 4:00-5:30pm

Appy Hour LogoJoin Us. Drop In. Come on Over.

Friday, June 6, 2014, 4-5:30 PM
Main Level, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library

Relax and chat with your colleagues before heading home for the weekend. Join us for refreshments and conversation. Share your favorite app. An APP (or two) will be highlighted.

The featured app is ABG Acid-Base Eval.

ABG Acid-Base Eval will be presented by Wayne Hendrix, a third-year medical student, at 4:15pm.

Special thanks to our partner, the Office of the Associate Vice President for Faculty and Academic Affairs, for funding refreshments.

BYOD – Bring your own Device!

Mark your calendar for this time every first Friday. Please note that Appy Hour is canceled in July in observance of Independence Day.

For more information, please visit bit.ly/Appy_Hour.

Posted in Clinical Practice, events, general interest, health information, medicine, mobile, nursing, pharmacy, public health, technology | Comments Off

2014 Free Lecture Series: What’s on Your Plate?

healthy eating

A Realistic Approach to Healthier Eating

Wednesday, June 4th, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Hope Fox Eccles Health Library

Why Local? Why Organic? How is Nutrition Related to Overall Health?

Speakers:

  • Juliann Cook Jeppsen, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, University Neuropsychiatric Institute
    Juliann has conducted research in the areas of intuitive eating and the role that nutrition plays in mental health.
  • Kim Angeli-Selin, Director of Special Events, Salt Lake Downtown Alliance
    One of the events Kim oversees is the Downtown Farmers Market, a summer tradition in downtown Salt Lake City and the largest open-air Market in the Intermountain West. In 2008, Kim was named a “Utah Tastemaker” for helping to put Utah’s food culture on the map.

FREE and open to the public, sponsored by the Hope Fox Eccles Health Library and the Center of Excellence in Women’s Health at the University of Utah School of Medicine

 

Posted in events, health information | Comments Off

Construction Update

The furniture arrived this week for the Garden Level remodel! Please view the pictures of the construction progress below.

5-22construction1
Continue reading »

Posted in construction, general interest | Comments Off

2014 Free Lecture Series: Spring into Fitness

Spring into Fitness

Active Doctors and Nurses: Motivation From University of Utah Health Care Staff

Friday, May 30th, noon–1 p.m. HSEB 4100B

Speakers:
Bethany Lewis, M.D., Instructor, Department of Dermatology
Bethany is an avid runner, pursuing competitive ultrarunning. She also cross country skis and, has dabbled in ski-mountaineering racing.

Christopher Hull, M.D., Instructor, Department of Dermatology
Christopher is an avid cyclist, racing competitively for over 20 years. He also enjoys trail running, cross country and alpine skiing, and fly fishing.

FREE and open to the public, sponsored by the Hope Fox Eccles Health Library and the WellnessNOW program for University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics employees.
Continue reading »

Posted in events, health information, lectures, public health | Comments Off

Appy Hour Recap- May

On May 2 at Appy Hour, James Hughes, a software developer at the University of Utah’s Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute (SCI Institute), presented an app called ImageVis3D Mobile.

James Hughes manipulates the hand image on ImageVis3D

James Hughes manipulates the hand image on ImageVis3D

ImageVis3D started as a desktop program developed by SCI Institute, that was then converted into an app for the iOS platform. ImageVis3D allows users to visualize and interactively explore terabyte-sized data sets. On the mobile version, these data sets are remotely accessed.

During the presentation Mr. Hughes manipulated an image of a hand. With ImageVis3D, he was able to strip the skin layer to examine the hand and wrist bones. In a medical setting, health professionals can use ImageVis3D to manipulate and explore patient’s organs and other anatomical structures.

Give it a try!

Posted in events, general interest, mobile, technology | Comments Off

Construction Update

We’ve made huge progress on our Garden Level remodel! Check out these pictures.

construction2

Continue reading »

Posted in construction, general interest | Comments Off