Yearly Archives: 2009
Eccles Health Sciences Library is constantly looking for ways to improve accessibility for the web sites and resources we provide. According to the American Foundation for the Blind, more than “25 million Americans report experiencing significant vision loss.” The most popular screen reader software applications such as JAWS are expensive for individuals and institutions to …Read More »
The Utah Health Sciences Library Consortium met on Monday, December 7. Those attending enjoyed a festive and delicious potluck Turkey dinner. During a brief business meeting Continuing Education certificates were distributed to those who had completed the Survey Monkey course. Nominations were made for next year’s officers. A White Elephant gift exchange was enjoyed by …Read More »
Check out our Flickr slide show documenting the progress we are making in our Ceiling Project!
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library is championing partnerships between community health clinics and public libraries through the Utah Women’s Health Information Network (UWIN). A thirty-second TV ad campaign shown statewide this fall is highlighting the message “Good Health Information @ Your Library.” This partnership received the Promotion Award for Academic Libraries at the MidContinental …Read More »
Under the auspices of fire safety, the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library has been selected by the Asbestos Protocol program at the University of Utah for removal of asbestos containing materials. The ceiling tiles on all three levels of the library are slated for removal later this Fall 2009. In addition to the removal …Read More »
Good Health Information @ Your Library is a statewide initiative encouraging people to come to the library for information about their health and medical issues. Video produced by UWIN and Salt Lake County Library Services. View the Good Health Information @ Your Library video.
Eccles Library now has a mobile-ready website. The Home page features a 3-tab interface with a collection of mobile-friendly links and pages, as well as direct links back to the library’s main website. It is currently optimized for viewing on an iPhone/iPod Touch, with further refinements under development to support users of other mobile devices. …Read More »