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In Memory of Mary Youngkin, Donations Can Be Made to Continue Her Initiative, the Eccles Library Medicinal Garden

Mary Youngkin1949 –2021. Mary Youngkin began her career at the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) in 1975, and retired from EHSL in June 2011 after 36 years, serving as head of Reference and Public Services since the late 1980’s.

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. 

Bringing Books Back to the Eccles Library

As you walk into the Eccles Health Sciences Library, you may notice something new. A large bookshelf now sits close to the front desk. The empty shelves will soon be filled with books, inviting passersby to browse and select a book that might provide them with a mental break, help them learn a new skill, …Read More »

Digital Anatomy Tool – Anatomy.TV

A picture is worth a thousand words.  Particularly when learning something as complex as human anatomy and physiology!  Written descriptions are unable to convey the complexity of anatomic structures and ranges of movement.  For that, turn to a tool like Anatomy.TV, powered by Primal Pictures.   Available from the UU Libraries, Anatomy.TV is an online …Read More »

Virtual Anatomy Education Resources

With many of us learning from home, we’ve received several requests for Anatomy Education resources provided electronically through the library. Below are a few options to consider: AnatomyTV This is a suite of 3D interactive models of human anatomy – you can zoom, rotate and peel away layers from structures. It’s a rich resource and …Read More »

Digital Collection and Campaign Celebrates U of U Health Discovery and Innovation

The discoveries—52 in total from the past five years—are archived on the Discovery and Innovation at University of Utah Health Digital Collection, created by Eccles Health Sciences Library and published at https://discovery.med.utah.edu. The collection features an interactive timeline for users to explore these accomplishments.

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Health Sciences Graduate Writing Center coming to EHSL this Fall

After successfully piloting a Health Science Graduate Writing Center last year, the Graduate School and the Department of Writing & Rhetoric Studies are pleased to announce plans to house the Health Science Graduate Writing Center in the Spencer S. Eccles Health Science Library for the 2020-2021 academic year.

F1000 Prime is now called Faculty Opinions

F1000Prime has re-branded itself as Faculty Opinions. Although the name has changed, Faculty Opinions remains the same tool that many of you use to “remain current” with the published literature. Faculty Opinions is an article recommendation service to help you discover the articles you shouldn’t miss – powered by a faculty of over 8,000 leading …Read More »

New PubMed Interface goes LIVE on May 18th!

PubMed’s newly designed interface will become the default view for all users beginning on May 18, 2020. The functionality is similar to what you’re used to, including Clinical Queries, Advanced Search, Saved Search, Search History, Single Citation Matcher, and the ability to sign into your MyNCBI account.  In addition, any previously saved searches or alerts …Read More »