Category Archives: Essential News

Community Read – Summer 2018: I’ll Go and Do More

I’ll Go and Do More: Annie Dodge Wauneka, Navajo Leader and Activist Dates: Thursdays, June 14 – July 19, 2018 Time: Noon-1:00pm Location: Lower level, Eccles Health Sciences Library Please RSVP for Lunch on June 14th – https://goo.gl/forms/DIZ2K9queVX68vVo1 This summer the Office of Health Equity and Inclusion, the Native American Summer Research Internship (NARI) program, …Read More »

2018 EHSL Award Winners

Congratulations to all award winners this year! Erica Lake–2018 Consumer Health Librarian of the Year Consumer health librarians focus on the continuum of health information services that benefit patients, caregivers, and individuals interested in optimal health and health care for themselves and their families. Established in 2017, this award recognizes those who demonstrate excellence in …Read More »

Art Exhibition Opening: Brush to Rice Paper

Brush to Rice Paper: an exhibition of Korean Art On View: Monday, June 11 – Tuesday, August 7, 2018 during Library Hours Opening Reception: Tuesday, June 12, 2018, 4-6pm Location: Art Gallery, Main Level, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah (Map and Directions)  “When I put my brush to rice paper… I …Read More »

Eccles Library 2018 Summer Hours and Holiday Closures

HOLIDAY CLOSURES Saturday, May 26 Sunday, May 27 Monday, May 28 (Memorial Day) Wednesday, July 4 (Independence Day) Tuesday, July 24 (Pioneer Day) Monday, September 3 (Labor Day) SUMMER HOURS (starts Tuesday, May 29) Monday – Friday: 7am- 6pm Saturday: 10am- 6pm Sunday: Closed After Hours: Current health sciences students may have after-hours access. Please …Read More »

New Library Catalog | Usearch interface

As you search for books, journals, articles, digital items from Campus Libraries,  you’ll notice the Library Catalog | Usearch new interface as of May 11, 2018. New Search:  search for anything, then use filters, listed in left column to limit results. Journal Search:  Find online, electronic journals by title. Fetch: (Citation Linker) Find full text of …Read More »

Exploring VR and AR at the EHSL

I have a cool job. I’m a student intern at the Eccles Health Sciences Library. I seek out emerging technologies–things like virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR)–and then I play with them. These are fringe technologies that didn’t exist 5 years ago, but increasingly, healthcare providers and researchers are seeing the potential of tech-assisted …Read More »

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 »

Therapy dogs return May 2nd!

Therapy dogs are coming to the library May 2nd! From 11:00 am to 1:00 pm in the Eccles Health Sciences Library (Main Level), plan to destress and make a new furry friend, thanks to the Therapy Animals of Utah.

Layers of Medicine – Artwork by Medical Students

April 17 – May 18, 2018 Main and Upper Levels, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library Open during Library Hours The Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) is now featuring the Layers of Medicine exhibit of art created by medical school students enrolled in the Layers of Medicine course which addresses the human elements of healthcare …Read More »

Introducing… Tisha Mentnech

Tisha Mentnech joined as faculty at the Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) in November 2017.  Tisha is a librarian within the research and education department at EHSL. In this position she will develop research reproducibility and open science education strategy for the institution, contribute to data management planning and big data initiatives on campus, and …Read More »