Category Archives: Awards

specific forms of recognition presented to library staff and related groups

Eccles Health Sciences Library Attains Green Office Certification

In January 2018, the Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) was pleased to be recognized for our continuing progress towards the university’s sustainability goals. Bronze Level Green Office Certification was presented to EHSL by Myron Willson and Karren Fultz of the University of Utah Sustainability Office. EHSL met the following criteria in order to achieve Green …Read More »

2018 EHSL Award Winners

Congratulations to all award winners this year! Erica Lake–2018 Consumer Health Librarian of the Year. Molly Knapp–2018 Virginia L. and William K. Beatty MLA Volunteer Service Award. Donna Baluchi–2018 MLA Scholarship for Minority Students. Mellanye Lackey received an AAHSL Scholarship.

Library Award Given to Bench-2-Bedside Team 2018

Endo-Grip team win $2000 Library Award The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library and the J. Willard Marriott Library co-sponsor the annual $2000 Library Award given at the Bench-2-Bedside Competition Night. This year, the Library Award went to the Endo-Grip team. One of the members of Endo-Grip, Amir Ali Ghaffarian, spoke to us about his team and his experience. Who makes …Read More »

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EHSL 2017 MLA Award Winners

Congratulations to all of our EHSL’s Faculty on their amazing awards received at the 2017 Medical Library Association conference! At the weekend conference, EHSL Faculty dominated the awards ceremony by walking away with 5 awards and grants!

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2017 Marcia C. Noyes Award – Jean P. Shipman, MSLS, AHIP, FMLA

2017 Medical Library Assocation (MLA) recognizes Jean P. Shipman, MSLS, AHIP, FMLA, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah with the distinguished Marcia C. Noyes Award. MLA’s highest professional distinction recognizes a career that has resulted in lasting and outstanding contributions to medical librarianship. The award considers sustained and notable achievement in one …Read More »

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2017 Louise Darling Medal for Distinguished Achievement – Nancy Lombardo, MLS, AHIP

2017 Medical Library Association recognizes Nancy Lombardo, MLS, AHIP, from the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah with the Louise Darling Medal for Distinguished Achievement for her work on NOVEL and Moran CORE. This award recognizes distinguished achievement in collection development in the health sciences. Nominees for the Louise Darling Medal are …Read More »

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Congratulations to EHSL’s Executive Director, Jean P. Shipman on her award at ULA!

The 2017 Utah Library Association Distinguished Service Award presented to Jean P. Shipman – Executive Director, Knowledge Management & Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library. The ULA Committee selects the winner of the Distinguished Service Award on the grounds of which individual has had the most significant record of contribution throughout her/his career. Nominees are …Read More »

Congratulations Mellanye Lackey!

Mellanye Lackey has been accepted to the Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians at the Harvard Graduate School of Education–July 30-August 4. “The program details important leadership concepts and applies them to the practical challenges of leading and managing the contemporary academic library. The curriculum addresses three areas — planning, organizational strategy and change, and transformational …Read More »

JoVE: MLA’17 Meeting Travel Award – Mellanye Lackey

Congratulations to Mellanye Lackey, MSI! She is a recipient of the JoVE: MLA’17 Meeting Travel Award. A Librarian’s Role in Research Reproducibility: The award is intended to recognize librarians are working to advance scientific research by empowering scientists, faculty, and students with the necessary information, tools, and training to achieve research reproducibility. These librarians developed and …Read More »

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