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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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Know someone heading off to college this month?

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2013 Free Lecture Series:
Know someone heading off to college this month?

Staying healthy away from home can be a challenge. Katie Stiel, from the Center for Student Wellness at the University of Utah, will discuss the major health issues that impact college students.

Free! Everyone is welcome! Light refreshments will be served.

Wednesday, August 14th
Noon to 1 p.m.
Hope Fox Eccles Health Library
Located just off the Main Lobby in
University Hospital (next to Starbucks)

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The Eccles Library is searching for a Deputy Director

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General Description

The faculty and staff of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library at the University of Utah invite applications and nominations for a Deputy Director faculty position. Applications are encouraged from energetic, creative and service-oriented individuals interested in collaboration, teamwork and innovation. This position is a tenure-track faculty appointment, reporting to the Director. The Library is particularly interested in a librarian with strengths in personnel management, operations, communication, and project leadership.

The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (http://library.med.utah.edu) serves University of Utah Health Care, the Intermountain West’s only academic health sciences center, including the Schools of Medicine and Dentistry and the Colleges of Nursing, Pharmacy and Health as well as the University Hospitals and Clinics. The Library also serves as the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, MidContinental Region and the NLM National Training Center. It is a member of the Utah Health Sciences Library Consortium, the Utah Academic Library Council, the Medical Library Association, the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries, and the Association of Research Libraries.

The mission of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library is to advance and transform education, research, and health care through dynamic technologies, evidence application, and collaborative partnerships. The Library contributes to the success of health professionals, students, researchers and the community. The Library is recognized locally and nationally as a leader of intellectual exploration and as a catalyst for innovative discovery.

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2013 Free Lecture Series: What kind of medical care would you want?

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What kind of medical care would you want if you were too ill or hurt to express your wishes?

Advance directives are legal documents that allow you to spell out your
decisions about care ahead of time. Paula Larsen, Palliative Care Social
Worker for University Hospital and Clinics, will provide an overview of the
forms, and explain why all adults should complete them. Attendees will receive
instructions on filling out the Utah Advance Care Directive during the lecture.

FREE! All are welcome to attend!
Light refreshments will be served.

Thursday, July 18th
Noon–1 p.m.
Hope Fox Eccles Health Library
Located just off the Main Lobby in
University Hospital (next to Starbucks)

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EHSL is Looking for a PHP Expert

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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 Web Developer position is to provide web development, programming, design, scripting, graphics and content management for web sites associated with the Eccles Health Sciences Library and special projects as assigned. The position requires knowledge of graphic and web development techniques and tools. In a team environment, the individual will participate in the development of functional, aesthetically sound Web sites and related Web services to in-house and remote users.

Main Requirements:

  • PHP expert
  • Previous experience building full featured complex websites

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Films on Demand database

Marriott Library has purchased access to the Films on Demand database, which contains a wide variety of films in streaming format, including films from ABC News, American Experience, TED, BBC Films, Frontline, NOVA, PBS, Films for the Humanities and Sciences, Ken Burns, The Open University, and California Newsreel, among others. Films may be viewed individually or used by faculty as instructional material for courses. Log in with uNID when off campus.

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2013 Free Lecture Series: Spine Health in the Workplace

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This free lecture will teach about basic spine anatomy and proper posture.  Learn how to keep your spine healthy (or get it healthy again!) while at work.

Shawnee Haws received her Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Utah in 2005, and is a certified Pilates instructor and educator.  Her current clinical practice includes the treatment of many orthopedic conditions with a focus on proper neuromuscular re-education after injury

Everyone is welcome! Light refreshments will be served.

Thursday, May 23rd
11am – noon
Hope Fox Eccles Health Library
Located just off the Main Lobby in University Hospital (next to Starbucks)

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ILLiad down time May 22nd

ILLiad, our interlibrary loan and document delivery request system, will be down for scheduled maintenance beginning at 7:00PM MT on Weds, May 22nd.

Anticipated downtime is 2 hours.

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Faculty Position for Teaching & Learning Librarian

The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah seeks a creative, energetic, personable and self motivated individual to fill the position of Teaching and Learning Librarian. The Teaching and Learning Librarian coordinates and administers the formal educational efforts of the library in a team environment. These efforts include working with academic faculty in the health sciences curricula, developing and teaching information literacy workshops and classes, providing instruction for specialized topics, exploring the future of library instruction and integrating technology. The person in this position is responsible for assessing and addressing user educational needs, including the needs of remote students and instructors. This position is a tenure-track faculty appointment, reporting to the Associate Director for Education and Research.

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Faculty Position for InterProfessional Education Program

The University of Utah is seeking a faculty member to provide educational leadership for University’s Interprofessional Education Program. This individual will join a dynamic, multidisciplinary group in contributing to the development of immersion learning experiences to meet the needs of health care trainees and professionals at the University of Utah, Hospitals and Clinics.

Interested applicants should consult the full position description that outlines more responsibilities at http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/23049.

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