Category Archives: Library Services

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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Community Read – Summer 2018: I’ll Go and Do More

This summer the Office of Health Equity and Inclusion, the Native American Summer Research Internship (NARI) program, and Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) are co-sponsoring the reading of:  I’ll Go and Do More by Carolyn Niethammer.  Starting on June 14th the community is invited to gather at NOON in the lower level of EHSL, enjoy a light lunch, and have a lively discussion of the book

2018 EHSL Award Winners

Congratulations to all award winners this year! Erica Lake–2018 Consumer Health Librarian of the Year. Molly Knapp–2018 Virginia L. and William K. Beatty MLA Volunteer Service Award. Donna Baluchi–2018 MLA Scholarship for Minority Students. Mellanye Lackey received an AAHSL Scholarship.

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 »

Eccles Library 2018 Summer Hours and Holiday Closures

HOLIDAY CLOSURES Saturday, May 26 Sunday, May 27 Monday, May 28 (Memorial Day) Wednesday, July 4 (Independence Day) Tuesday, July 24 (Pioneer Day) Monday, September 3 (Labor Day) SUMMER HOURS (starts Tuesday, May 29) Monday – Friday: 7am- 6pm Saturday: 10am- 6pm Sunday: Closed After Hours: Current health sciences students may have after-hours access. Please …Read More »

New Library Catalog | Usearch interface

As you search for books, journals, articles, digital items from Campus Libraries,  you’ll notice the Library Catalog | Usearch new interface as of May 11, 2018. New Search:  search for anything, then use filters, listed in left column to limit results. Journal Search:  Find online, electronic journals by title. Fetch: (Citation Linker) Find full text of …Read More »

Exploring VR and AR at the EHSL

I have a cool job. I’m a student intern at the Eccles Health Sciences Library. I seek out emerging technologies–things like virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR)–and then I play with them. These are fringe technologies that didn’t exist 5 years ago, but increasingly, healthcare providers and researchers are seeing the potential of tech-assisted …Read More »

Therapy dogs return May 2nd!

Therapy dogs are coming to the library May 2nd! From 11:00 am to 1:00 pm in the Eccles Health Sciences Library (Main Level), plan to destress and make a new furry friend, thanks to the Therapy Animals of Utah.