Category Archives: Scholarly Publishing - p2

Conference Announcement & Call for Posters

Conference Announcement We are pleased to announce the Research Reproducibility Conference speakers have been confirmed. The Priscilla M. Mayden Lecturer: Hilda Bastian A long-time consumer advocate in Australia, whose career turned to analyzing evidence, communicating about it, and working to make it more accessible, Hilda Bastian now works at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) …Read More »

Book Launch: The Moon Prince and The Sea

Book Launch:  The Moon Prince and The Sea Written by:  Daniela Rose Anderson, University of Utah Medical Student (MS2018) Monday, June 6, 2016 at 5:00-8:00 PM Garden Level, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library The Division of Medical Ethics and Humanities, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, and Et Alia Press invite you to a …Read More »

Announcement: Research Reproducibility 2016

Research Reproducibility Conference November 14-15, 2016 Website | Twitter Reproducibility of research is critical to the advancement of science. Bringing together researchers, students, and administrators at the first Research Reproducibility Conference to start a frank discussion on how institutions can help support research reproducibility and make more research true, we hope to further the dialog …Read More »

Writing Your Thesis/Dissertation?

Attention graduate students! Get ready for the next Dissertation Writing Boot Camp by familiarizing yourself with the mechanics and thesis templates. All workshops and the boot camp are held at Marriott Library. The Mechanics of Organizing and Writing Your Thesis / Dissertation Thursday, March 10, 2016 @ 4-5 PM Formatting Your Thesis or Dissertation in …Read More »

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 »