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Monthly Archives: May 2010

Reporting from Washington, DC

Several faculty members from the Eccles Health Sciences Library are currently attending the Medical Library Association’s annual meeting in our nation’s capitol this week where they are presenting posters, attending presentations, lobbying our elected representatives, learning from others in our profession, and much more. Check out our slide show!

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Looking like a library again…

On this beautiful spring day the flowerbeds outside the library are full of color. Inside the library bookshelves have been reassembled and filled with books from the lower level.

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Summer hours

Summer hours for the library begin this Sunday, May 23rd, 2010. M-Th 7am – 9pm F 7am – 6pm Sat 10am – 6pm Sun 1pm – 6pm In addtion, we will be closed on the following dates for summer holidays: July 4th & 5th Closed July 23rd & 24th Closed

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Spotlight on NLM resources

Did you know that you can access PubMed resources from your mobile device? Learn how at the monthly “Spotlight! On National Library of Medicine Resources” online workshop on Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010, at 8:30 am MDT, 9:30 am CDT. This workshop is free but registration is requested. And in July, learn about using Mobile MedlinePlus …Read More »

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Ethics and the library profession

On the third Tuesday of each month, our library offers staff development presentations on a wide range of topics — health, technology, etc. Today we enjoyed a presentation on library ethics by Dr. Jean Preer, who recently published a book on this topic. Her presentation from Indianapolis, IN, was communicated via a polycom audio and …Read More »

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Getting good medical information online

A recent article in the online version of the Southtown Star (Chicago, IL) reads, “Doctors see more cases of ‘Google’-itis.” It goes on to illustrate how every day people are searching the Web trying to diagnose every odd symptom they have. One physician left his daughter’s basketball game at halftime when a panicked parent was …Read More »

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New Library Catalog

As part of the University of Utah Libraries, Eccles Health Sciences Library now has a new catalog! With this new search and discovery tool, you will be able to search all University of Utah Libraries: •  J. Willard Marriott Library •  S. J. Quinney Law Library •  Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library •  Emma …Read More »

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Upcoming workshop: library ethics

The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library will be presenting its monthly staff development workshop next week. Here is the information: What: Staff Development workshop on “library ethics” When: Tuesday, May 18, 2010 Time: 2:00 pm. Where: HSEB 5100-C Who: Dr. Jean Preer, Professor of Library and Information Science at the School of Library and …Read More »

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May issue of eSynapse published

The Summer issue of eSynapse, the newsletter of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, is now available online. Issue highlights include: From the Director: Lessons Learned Library Champion – Linda Tyler, PharmD Kathleen Digre Receives ULA Special Service to Libraries Award Introducing . . .  Sophia Edwards Arbuckle NOVEL Presented at NANOS 2010 Retracting …Read More »

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Office for Mac workshops at the library

The Eccles Health Sciences Library offers free workshops on a variety of software tools and services. For people using Microsoft Office on Apple Macintosh computers we will be offering a series of workshops this June: Entourage 2008 for Mac, Wednesday, June 16, 2010; HSEB 2949, 1-2pm. Word 2008 for Mac, Thursday, June 17, 2010; HSEB …Read More »

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