Join the Eccles Library Team! We’re Hiring a Research & Education Librarian

Research & Education Librarian (Assistant or Associate Librarian) JOB SUMMARY Do you want to elevate the transparency, reproducibility, and replicability of academic research output? Are you passionate about improving health outcomes by identifying the best available evidence, and guiding others to find and evaluate that evidence? Then consider joining our team! The Spencer S. Eccles …Read More »

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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 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 »

Flipping Your Class to Online? Teleconferencing? These University Hosted Options Can Help

As a result of the COVID-19 situation, many institutions and groups are taking steps to reduce in-person contact through asynchronous class sessions, recorded lectures, teleconferencing, and more. The University of Utah has begun taking steps in preparation for a scenario in which classes will need to be replaced with online or virtual alternatives. While the …Read More »