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Canceled: Special Presentation by Melissa Rethlefsen: Anatomy of a Campus: The Library as Heart

Join us for a special presentation given by Melissa L. Rethlefsen, MLIS, AHIP. “Anatomy of a Campus: The Library As Heart” Tuesday, August 15, 11:00am-12:00pm Clinical Neurosciences, 1st Floor Auditorium Please RSVP to Katie.Peacock@hsc.utah.edu. All faculty, staff, and students are welcome.   Updated 8/11/2017 – This presentation is canceled.

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Library Hours for Fall 2017 begin August 14

Beginning August 14, 2017, the Eccles Library is resuming regular operating hours. Our regular hours are: Monday-Thursday 7AM-9PM Friday 7AM-6pm Saturday-Sunday 10AM-6PM Main campus begins their Fall 2017 semester August 21.

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We’re Hiring a Evidence Retrieval and Synthesis Librarian

The faculty and staff of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) at the University of Utah invite applications for an Evidence Retrieval and Synthesis Librarian. This is a career-line (non-tenure-track) faculty position. The Evidence Retrieval and Synthesis Librarian reports to the Associate Director for Education and Research and is a member of the […]

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Melissa Rethlefsen announced as Interim Executive Director of the EHSL

“I am pleased to announce that Melissa L. Rethlefsen, MSLS, AHIP has been appointed as Interim Executive Director, Knowledge Management and Eccles Health Sciences Library, effective July 28, 2017. She will also assume the role of Director, MidContinental Region & National Training Office, National Network of Libraries of Medicine. Rethlefsen has been serving as the […]

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“Information and Innovation” now available for pre-order

Eccles library former director Jean P. Shipman’s book Information and Innovation: A Natural Combination for Health Science Libraries is now available for pre-order at a discount from the publisher. “As academic health sciences centers look toward innovative product development as their new income source with the decline of clinical income and research dollars, health sciences […]

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ˈmalədē – a woven art exhibition by Nicole Gowans

Imagine beautiful and expressive weaves … weaving created to represent diseases, like ADHD, Celiac, Depression and more.   The weaves Nicole Gowans has created and curated into the ˈmalədē  exhibit are striking.  Each is paired with a quote from a person who has experienced this disease.  The quotes are incredibly well-curated, capturing some of the uniquely difficult […]

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West Coast Systematic Review Workshop

This September, UCLA in Los Angeles will be hosting the West Coast Systematic Reviews Workshop for Researchers. The four-day, free workshop will help health science professionals learn how to best perform searches, manage citations and better understand the systematic review process. For more information or to apply please visit the workshop website    

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Libraries Innovation Team is here for U

Did you know? The Eccles Health Science Library teamed up with the Faust Law and Marriott Libraries in order to create the U’s very own Libraries Innovation Team (L.I.T.)!

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SUMMER Community Read: The Scalpel and The Silver Bear

June 20 – July 18, 2017* Tuesdays at Noon in the Garden Level RSVP for July 18th: http://tinyurl.com/CommRead4 Sponsored by the Office of Health Equity and Inclusion, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, and the American Indian Resource Center *No meeting on July 4th. LibGuide for The Scalpel and The Silver Bear: http://campusguides.lib.utah.edu/CommunityReads/ScalpelSilverBear

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EHSL faculty contributed over 11 presentations & posters to the 2017 MLA conference!

Check out some of the work our EHSL Faculty created for the 2017 MLA Conference this Memorial Day weekend!

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