Category Archives: Social Media

Resources and services provided to our patrons in the form of social media and similar Web 2.0 applications.

Bike to Work Week May 15-19, 2017

May is National Bike Month and May 15-19, 2017 is National Bike to Work Week. If you bike to work this week, join us at 3:30 PM that day at the main (west) entrance to EHSL for a group photo. Sponsored by the EHSL Sustainability Committee and the EHSL Wellness Team!

Sex and Gender Differences Research: Think About It

The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, in collaboration with six partners, received a grant from the Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) and the National Library of Medicine of the NIH to highlight and extend the wealth of resources available from the NIH and its Institutes and Centers on sex and gender differences …Read More »

Pitfalls and positives of social media in medicine today

A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) “surveyed the 68 executive directors of all medical and osteopathic boards in the United States and its territories about violations of online professionalism reported to them.” Of those that responded, 92% indicated at least one of a list of online professional violations had …Read More »

Using Twitter beyond Twitter: embeddable tweets

As noted in the Social Media Examiner blog, you can embed conversations from Twitter into blog posts. Unfortunately, the Twitter interface has changed slightly, so when you hover over the tweet you want to embed, the link now says “Open” instead of “Expand,” and it is located at the far right instead of next to …Read More »

LIFT Forum: How to Effectively Use YouTube in the Workplace

The Wednesday, April 11, 2012 Library and Information Technology Forum features Jake O’Connor, Program Coordinator, Financial & Business Services, talking about How to Effectively Use YouTube in the Workplace.  Please join us in the Spencer F. and Cleone P. Eccles Health Sciences Education Building, Room 3515 B at 12:05-1:00 p.m. for this program. Program Description: …Read More »