Category Archives: Research - p3

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Free Online Tools for Collaboration

Explore these free online tools that will make collaborating much easier! Share documents and files via Box You may already be familiar with Dropbox or Google Drive and the concept is the same for Box. The big difference is that Box is HIPAA and FERPA compliant. Because the University of Utah has partnered with Box …Read More »

NIH Compliance and the Public Access Policy

By Darell Schmick It’s that time again: R1 Research grant deadlines are coming up! If you’re benefiting from NIH funding, are you compliant? Many researchers believe this to be a hassle, but there’s a great benefit to what compliance brings. Public Access Policy requirements pertain to your published work if: It was peer-reviewed It was …Read More »

Evaluate the Pros and Cons of Open Access

While Open Access definitely has a place in today’s scholarly communications, one should approach publishing within open access journals with a careful review of the pros and cons associated with such.  The Eccles Library Director, Jean Shipman, would be glad to discuss these options with anyone interested in learning more about what factors to weigh …Read More »

Neuro-Ophthalmology Virtual Education Library (NOVEL) is Open for Collaboration!

The Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Educational Library is a collaboration between the North American Neuro-ophthalmology Society (NANOS) and the Spencer S Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL).  Nancy Lombardo, Associate Director of IT at the EHSL and Kathleen B. Digre, Director of Neuro-Ophthalmology at the University of Utah, forged the collaboration and have invited participation from numerous individuals …Read More »

Open Access Week 2015

Today marks the beginning of the 8th International Open Access Week. This year’s theme is “Open for Collaboration” and highlights the power of openness to drive collaboration and advance research. Learn more about the chosen theme on SPARC’s website. What is Eccles Health Sciences Library doing to participate this week? We will be featuring collaborative …Read More »

Writing Your NIH Biosketch in LaTeX

In December 2014, the NIH released new requirements for the Biographical Sketch (biosketch) for grant applications submitted on or after May 25, 2015. Major changes include: page limit extending from four to five pages describing up to five of your most significant contributions to science for each contribution, listing up to four relevant peer-reviewed publications …Read More »

Personalize Library Tools: ClinicalKey

Why create a personal account with tools provided by Eccles Library? Look what you can do in ClinicalKey with your personal account: * Access PDFs * Presentation Maker –  select images to create fast presentations.  Instructions to create presentations. * Save content (from either search or browse results) * Patient Education materials * Free CME …Read More »

Appy Hour, Wednesday, February 18, 2:00-3:00pm

Join Us. Drop In. Come on Over. Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 2:00-3:00 PM Synapse, Garden Level, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library Relax and chat with your colleagues for a mid-afternoon break! Join us for refreshments and conversation. Share your favorite app. Featured App: myAir Presentation at 2:15 PM by Steve Packham, PhD, Adjunct Associate …Read More »

Attention EndNote Users: new Full Text link

EndNote program users please update your Full Text Preferences “Open URL Path.” Open URL Path = Authenticate with =   (updated October 2015.)  – for Windows:  go to Edit >Preferences > Find Full Text – for Mac: go to  EndNote > Preferences > Find  Full Text Copy & paste URLs into relevant boxes in …Read More »