Library Services

Mask Requirements at U of U Health Expanded to Include Non-Clinical Areas

In response, the CDC updated its masking guidance by recommending individuals once again wear masks in public indoor settings, even for those who are vaccinated. This updated guidance has prompted U of U Health to revise current masking policies in order to help keep everyone safe.

In Memory of Mary Youngkin, Donations Can Be Made to Continue Her Initiative, the Eccles Library Medicinal Garden

Mary Youngkin1949 –2021. Mary Youngkin began her career at the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) in 1975, and retired from EHSL in June 2011 after 36 years, serving as head of Reference and Public Services since the late 1980’s.

Community Read: Nuances of American Indian Health: Heart Berries, Tuesdays, June 15 – July 20, 2021 @ 12:00 – 1:00 pm MT  

“Heart Berries is a powerful, poetic memoir of a woman’s coming of age on the Seabird Island Indian Reservation in the Pacific Northwest.”

Community Read: Indigenous Students in Higher Education: Developing a Praxis of Survivance, May 4, 11

Indigenous Students in Higher Education: Developing a Praxis of Survivance community read seeks to provide education and insight to university stakeholders and community members about the barriers that Indigenous people face with the aim of transforming our education system at the University of Utah to support the goals of Indigenous students.

Community Read: Black Man In A White Coat, Jan 26 – Feb 23

“Black Man in a White Coat” examines the complex ways in which both black doctors and patients must navigate the difficult and often contradictory terrain of race and medicine. As Tweedy transforms from student to practicing physician, he discovers how often race influences his encounters with patients. Through their stories, he illustrates the complex social, cultural, and economic factors at the root of many health problems in the black community.

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.