Category Archives: Important News

U Bike Week 2018!

Bikers of all stripes unite for the 2nd Annual U Bike Week, September 10-14! Jump on your bicycle and ride to work, to class, or to one of the week’s many events. Every ride improves your health, our air quality, and driver awareness of cyclists on our roads and campus pathways. Join events, get discounts or …Read More »

Join us for the Fall Open House at Eccles Library!

Join us in Informing, Connecting and Discovering at the Fall Open House, hosted during President Ruth Watkin’s inauguration week at the Eccles Health Sciences Library. Eccles Health Sciences Library OPEN HOUSE Wednesday, September 19th from 12 – 3 PM We’ll be showcasing technologies and resources available to students, staff, faculty, and community members. Highlights include: …Read More »

Nena Schvaneveldt to Join Eccles Librarian Team

I am pleased to announce that Nena Schvaneveldt, MSLIS, AHIP, will be joining the Eccles Health Sciences Library faculty as an Assistant Librarian on September 16, 2018.  Nena comes to us with extensive experience working with health sciences faculty, staff, students, and administrators at Roseman University’s South Jordan campus where she currently serves as the …Read More »

Check out the Anatomage Table 6.0 Update

There are a few updates to the Anatomage Table in the Eccles Health Sciences Library that I’m excited to share. The Anatomage Table is a digital cadaver experience for students learning anatomy. It is located near the front desk on the main level of the Eccles Library. On Monday, a new Table 6.0 software was …Read More »

Animating HIV – an exhibit by Janet Iwasa, Ph.D.

Wednesday, August 15 – Friday, September 28, 2018, Library Hours Art Gallery, Main Level, Eccles Health Sciences Library Animating HIV depicts the infection of a cell by HIV at a molecular scale using video of the animated life cycle, large-format prints, and sculptural pieces. An assistant professor in biochemistry at the U, Janet’s broad goal …Read More »

Eccles Library 2018 Fall Hours

HOLIDAY CLOSURES Labor Day Monday, September 3, 2018 Thanksgiving Day Thursday – Friday, November 22 – 23, 2018 Christmas Day Tuesday, December 25, 2018 FALL HOURS (starts Monday, August 6) Monday – Friday: 7am- 6pm Saturday: 10am- 6pm Sunday: Closed After Hours: Current health sciences students may have after-hours access. Please consult with your school, …Read More »

AAMC Faculty Salary Report Available at Eccles Library

The AAMC Faculty Salary Report has been updated for 2018 (with FY 2017 survey data from 145 U.S. medical schools) and is now available for in house use at the Eccles Health Sciences Library.  The benchmarking report contains total compensation information for more than 110,000 full-time faculty across 92 departments/specialties based on data from participating …Read More »

New Nursing Resources Available

As of July 1, 2018, the University of Utah community has access to 2 new nursing resources:   Nursing Reference Center Plus An evidence-based point-of-care resource to quickly answers nurses’ clinical questions. It includes multimedia (e.g. videos and images), nursing management topics, care plans, leadership and management, continuing education modules, and additional skills. This resource …Read More »

Catherine B. Soehner, MLS, BSN, Announced as the New Interim Executive Director of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library

It is my pleasure to announce Catherine B. Soehner, MLS, BSN, as the new interim executive director of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library. Catherine is currently serving as the Associate Dean for Research and User Services at the University of Utah’s J. Willard Marriott Library.

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Leveling Up Library Support for a Games Studies Program

Christy Jarvis and Nancy Lombardo of the Eccles Health Sciences Library collaborated with Roger Althizer from the Entertainment Arts and Engineering program and Tallie Casucci, Greg Hatch and  Anne Morrow of the Marriott Library on a presentation at the Utah Library Association annual meeting on May 17, 2018.  The Entertainment Arts and Engineering (EAE) program …Read More »