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Introducing the XR Classroom

The Eccles Health Sciences Library has built out a virtual simulation space for the health sciences in the Eccles Health Sciences Education Building (EHSEB). The fully-equipped and staff-supported Extended Reality (XR) Classroom helps foster a community of cross-disciplinary collaboration and peer-to-peer learning lowering the barrier to entry for those interested in ways virtual reality (VR), …Read More »

We’re Hiring a Training and Development Specialist for the NNLM’s National Training Office!

The Instructional Design Specialist is integral to achieving successful outcomes for the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) Training Office (NTO). The NTO supports the training and educational mission of the NNLM by designing and delivering high-quality, innovative training to diverse audiences nationwide in support of the effective use of information products and …Read More »

Mask Requirements at U of U Health Expanded to Include Non-Clinical Areas

In response, the CDC updated its masking guidance by recommending individuals once again wear masks in public indoor settings, even for those who are vaccinated. This updated guidance has prompted U of U Health to revise current masking policies in order to help keep everyone safe.

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 »