Category Archives: awards

specific forms of recognition presented to library staff and related groups

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 »

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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2017 NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program

Melissa Rethlefsen, MSLS, AHIP – Deputy Director and Associate Librarian at Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah is a Fellow in the 2016/2017 NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program. This program prepares emerging leaders for director positions in academic health sciences libraries. It is jointly funded by the National Library of Medicine and the …Read More »

EHSL on JoVE’s Library Spotlight

Eccles Health Sciences Library was JoVE’s first library highlighted on their new blog series, called Library Spotlight. Three EHSL faculty – Melissa Rethlefsen, Mellanye Lackey, and Shirley Zhao –  were interviewed. Read the post at: http://www.jove.com/blog/2017/05/03/library-spotlight-eccles-health-sciences-library.