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Monthly Archives: April 2020

3D Printing PPE Update: Community volunteers and library staff chip in to help hospital

The libraries have been using a fleet of over 40 3D printers, with more than a dozen donated from Salt Lake County Libraries, to print Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the University of Utah hospital. The Center for Medical Innovation and the Library recently partnered to 3D print parts for a Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) system they created.

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Art Aloud! Virtual Open Mic – April 24, 2020 @ 12pm

Art Aloud! is a spoken word art cafe where you can relax in a casual atmosphere among friends, and sign up for a place at the mic. This time, we are joining by Zoom! Join us for an hour of expression from the comfort of home.

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Ahead of the Curve: EHSL Sustainability Sale of Vogmask Provides Personal Face Covering for COVID-19 Protection

The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) sustainability sale of facemasks for clean air prove nascent in providing additional use personal protection equipment (PPE) in the fight against COVID-19. 

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Library IT Provides iPads to Geriatric Patients in Hospital

Development officers on behalf of the Division of Geriatrics reached out to the library to secure iPads to help patients connect with family members during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Behind the Scenes: Office Tours of Remote Workspaces of the NNLM MidContinental Region Team

Home office tours. Sharing views of remote workspaces of the National Network of the Libraries of Medicine MidContinental Region social distancing practices to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Stay Home, Stay Safe – and Stay Well: Mental Health Resources and Wellness Activities during the COVID-19 Pandemic

A little knowledge can be a good thing, so here are some links for our campus and community.

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Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library History: A Digital Exhibition Series

A six-part digital exhibition series detailing the history of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library.

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Teaching in Medicine Podcast: A New Podcast by School of Medicine Faculty Member

Dr. Kathleen Timme brings stories of clinician educators serving in rural communities around Utah, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming to light in the accessible and convenient format of podcasts. She does this with the help of the Tree of Hippocrates Education Studio (THE Studio) at the Eccles Health Sciences Library.

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