Category Archives: General Interest

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 »

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. 

Women’s Week: Inspiring a Movement March 8-12

Women’s Week is an annual, weeklong event focused on the issues and challenges faced by those who identify as female or women. Topics are relevant to today’s socioeconomic and political climate, intersectionality and cultural movements. Women’s Week is planned by a volunteer committee of students, faculty, and staff collaborating across the university. All are welcome to get involved and participate!

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 »

COVID-19 Testing – Spring Semester and Vaccine Progress & Availability

Spring Semester Testing ALL STUDENTS, FACULTY AND STAFF For symptomatic or confirmed exposure (via contact tracing) University students, faculty or staff with COVID-19 symptoms or confirmed exposure should call the University of Utah Health.

U Hungry? Food options on campus during Fall Semester 2020

In an effort to help clarify what food is available on campus, the Eccles Health Sciences Library has put together this resource to help those of us looking for a snack, a meal, or just a coffee, easy access to knowing what’s nearby and open.