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Judges Needed for Healthi4U

Who can judge this competition? Any University of Utah employee can judge the Healthi4U competition videos. What’s the time commitment? Judges will review 3-5 videos from November 7-14. Videos are 1-3 minutes in length, so the entire judging process will take about an hour. Judges will use an online rubric to judge each video on […]

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Open House is Friday, October 13

Join us in Imaging the Future of Health at the Fall Innovation Open House, hosted by Eccles Health Sciences Library, Imagine Perfect Care, and the Faculty Touchdown Space on Friday, October 13, 2017, 11am-3pm. At the Eccles Library, we’re showcasing different technologies and resources available to students, staff, faculty, and community members. Some highlights include:

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Attend the Healthi4U Kick-off on Sept. 28, 5pm

Healthi4U is an annual competitive program for interdisciplinary teams of students at the University of Utah to create short health-related videos. Monetary awards will be given to the top three, and 2 special categories, People’s Choice and Best Foreign Language.

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Fall 2017 Community Read: Barriers and Belonging: Personal Narratives of Disability

Join us as we explore what it means to live with disability. Each week, we will read and discuss 3-4 personal narratives as recounted in Barriers and Belonging.

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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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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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A Statement in Affirmation of Our Core Values

by the Faculty and Staff of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah The faculty and staff of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) publicly assert and stand in support of the 2017 Medical Library Association (MLA) Statement affirming our core professional values.  Quoting from the MLA Statement,  “…access to information […]

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EHSL on JoVE’s Library Spotlight

Eccles Health Sciences Library was JoVE’s first library highlighted on their new blog series, called Library Spotlight. Three EHSL faculty – Melissa Rethlefsen, Mellanye Lackey, and Shirley Zhao –  were interviewed. Read the post at: http://www.jove.com/blog/2017/05/03/library-spotlight-eccles-health-sciences-library.

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Summer Yoga at the Eccles Library

Join us for free 50 minute yoga sessions from May-July 2017 on: Mondays, 5:15pm, on the Garden Level Wednesdays, 12:05pm, on the Garden Level  Drop by for one event or attend all of the free yoga events! This is a great opportunity to stretch and relax during the workday. Please bring your own yoga mat. […]

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Celebrate U: Melissa Rethlefsen MLS, AHIP and Christy Jarvis MLIS, AHIP

2016 Top Researcher Honoree Christy Jarvis, MLIS, AHIP – Celebrate U: A Showcase of Extraordinary Faculty Achievements event honoring her work on the Journal Citation Analysis. The event was hosted by J. Willard Marriott Library and the Office of the Vice President for Research and highlighted University of Utah faculty who reached a pinnacle of professional […]

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