Category Archives: Facilities

Menstrual products now in all library bathrooms

In an effort to increase menstrual equity, the library now offers menstrual products, for free, in all restrooms (and the city has adopted a similar service). Like toilet paper, health products should be readily available for all who need them, and it’s very common for periods to unexpectedly start. In most states, including Utah, tampons …Read More »

EHSL Achieves Gold Certification for Sustainability

The Eccles Health Sciences Library recently achieved an important sustainability goal – in January 2019 ESHL was presented with the Gold level of Green Office Certification by the University of Utah Sustainability Office. This milestone was reached with the participation and hard work of numerous library staff and faculty. The Eccles Library is proud to see …Read More »

We are proposing new EHSL building hours

Monday-Friday, 7AM-6PM Closed Saturday Sunday, Noon-6PM Rationale: Building use is lowest on Saturdays and after 6pm M-F (See statistics below). The proposed new hours align with high campus activity times. During the past summer, we closed regularly at 6pm on Fridays and all day Saturday with no expressed concerns. Security is an issue with fewer …Read More »

Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library 45th Anniversary Lecture Series

Join us during the coming year, in celebration of the 45th Anniversary of the dedication of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) for a series of presentations on the history of the Library and a glimpse into the future of health sciences libraries. Presentations are Noon – 1 P.M. on each of the …Read More »

Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library Anniversary Celebration

Join the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences staff for lunch in the Library on October 14, 2016 at 12 – 2 P.M.! During October, we are celebrating the past, present and future of health sciences library services at the University of Utah in honor of the 45th anniversary of the dedication (October 4, 1971) of …Read More »

Eccles Library Open House August 15th

Save the date for the Eccles Library’s Open House on August 15th. Drop by between 11am – 1pm to discover the new spaces and services available at the Library! Check out the Synapse on the Garden Level, the Ideation Studio on the Main Level, the National Library Of Medicine exhibit “And there’s the Humor of it: …Read More »

Ideation Studio Opens!

The first step of innovation is generating an idea or identifying a problem that needs solved – the ideation phase. While the University of Utah offers innovators spaces to fabricate prototypes and create sample devices, there are few spaces that support true design thinking or idea generation and sharing. To meet this gap, the EHSL …Read More »