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Monthly Archives: October 2015

Update EZproxy bookmarklet for off-campus access

If you’ve saved the “Reload via EZproxy” bookmarklet to your browser’s bookmarks toolbar menu, please update it. (Delete current bookmarklet, drag updated bookmarklet into browser toolbar bookmarks menu.) If you’ve not yet tried the “Reload via EZproxy” bookmarklet, give it a try with your standard Web browser. Note: The bookmarklet will not work with mobile …Read More »

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Hope Fox Eccles Health Library Health Lecture: November 2015

University of Utah Hospital Hope Fox Eccles Health Library National Family Health History Month: What Your Family Tree Says About Your Health Date: Thu. Nov. 19, 2015 Time: 1-2PM Guest Speaker: Joshua Schiffman M.D.

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Attention EndNote Users: New Authentication Link

New authentication link, October 2015. EndNote program users please update the Authentication link in Full Text Preferences. Open URL Path = http://bit.ly/uu-fulltext Authenticate with = https://login.ezproxy.lib.utah.edu/   – for Windows:  go to Edit >Preferences > Find Full Text – for Mac: go to  EndNote > Preferences > Find  Full Text Copy & paste URLs into relevant …Read More »

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Collaboration on an Open Source Code App

This is the last blog post honoring the International Open Access Week. This post will focus on EHSL collaboration with The GApp Lab to create an open source app.

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Games4Health Challenge Registration is Open

Games4Health is an annual $60K competition for student innovations that drive healthier lives through games that people love.

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Free Online Tools for Collaboration

Explore these free online tools that will make collaborating much easier! Share documents and files via Box You may already be familiar with Dropbox or Google Drive and the concept is the same for Box. The big difference is that Box is HIPAA and FERPA compliant. Because the University of Utah has partnered with Box …Read More »

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NIH Compliance and the Public Access Policy

By Darell Schmick It’s that time again: R1 Research grant deadlines are coming up! If you’re benefiting from NIH funding, are you compliant? Many researchers believe this to be a hassle, but there’s a great benefit to what compliance brings. Public Access Policy requirements pertain to your published work if: It was peer-reviewed It was …Read More »

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Creating open access materials is easy!

Open access and Open Educational Resources (OER) are hot topics in academia, and have been for several years. Earlier this week, we talked about what these concepts are and an example of how the Library is collaborating with Neuro-ophthalmology experts to create open access content. This post will focus on tools the Eccles Library has used to …Read More »

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Evaluate the Pros and Cons of Open Access

While Open Access definitely has a place in today’s scholarly communications, one should approach publishing within open access journals with a careful review of the pros and cons associated with such.  The Eccles Library Director, Jean Shipman, would be glad to discuss these options with anyone interested in learning more about what factors to weigh …Read More »

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Neuro-Ophthalmology Virtual Education Library (NOVEL) is Open for Collaboration!

The Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Educational Library is a collaboration between the North American Neuro-ophthalmology Society (NANOS) and the Spencer S Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL).  Nancy Lombardo, Associate Director of IT at the EHSL and Kathleen B. Digre, Director of Neuro-Ophthalmology at the University of Utah, forged the collaboration and have invited participation from numerous individuals …Read More »

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