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Catherine B. Soehner, MLS, AHIP. Associate Dean for Research, and Director, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library

Catherine’s Corner – A Note from Our Director, April 2022

Even as Omicron continues to surge, we are grateful for what we have been given, and the impact of the health and quality of life our library has been able to give our campus and Utah communities.

Whether you are accessing the libraries from your office, home, or mobile device, or if you are physically using our campus spaces, we welcome you to explore the many information resources and services at your fingertips.

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Growing a Seed Library

The Eccles Health Sciences Library has partnered with the College of Nursing, Edible Campus Gardens and the FeedU Pantry to build a Seed Library! It is aimed at increasing access to locally grown food, providing food for those with food insecurity, facilitating local plant resilience to disease, and promoting community well-being for Health Sciences students, staff and faculty. 

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UU Black Cultural Center

UU Libraries’ Statement and Anti-Racism Resources

The recent killing of George Floyd is a reminder of the enduring history of racially-motivated violence against people of color. We add our voices to those who have spoken out against this and state that the University of Utah Libraries (Marriott Library, Eccles Health Sciences Library, and Faust Law Library) stand with those around the world who are protesting systemic oppression and violence.

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