Category Archives: Support the Library - p3

Appeals for financial (and other) support

Exhibit: Discover Utah Genomics

Discover Utah Genomics September 9 – November 2, 2016 EHSL Upper Level University of Utah scientists have been tracking down the genetic cause of disease for over 50 years. They’ve discovered over 30 genes that cause major diseases resulting in new tests and treatments that have saved thousands of lives. Now U of U scientists …Read More »

Special Events This Week at EHSL

Join us for a packed week of special events at Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL)! Art Aloud – Wednesday, Sept 14, Noon-1:00PM, Garden Level (TODAY!) The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks – Thursday, Sept 15, Noon-1:00PM, Garden Level Open House: Eccles Health Sciences Library – Friday, Sept 16, 11:00AM-1:00PM, Main Level

Art Aloud: Sept 14, 12-1pm

Join us for our second Art Aloud event on Wednesday, September 14th, 2016, 12:00 – 1:00 PM on the Garden Level of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library. There will be food, friendly company, and the electric energy that comes from sharing original work. RSVP: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/QXDJ2CL Art Aloud is a spoken word art cafe where …Read More »

Art Aloud: April 27, 12:30-2pm

Join us for our very first Art Aloud on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, 12:30-2:00pm on the Garden Level of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library. There will be food, friendly company, and the electric energy that comes from sharing original work. Art Aloud is a spoken word art cafe where you can relax in …Read More »

Newly Published Paper Details Rapid Transformation of Eccles Library Collection

In 2013, the Spencer S. Eccles Library massively downsized its collection of print books and journals, ultimately removing over 90% of these resources. HOW did they do it? WHY did they do it? Three Eccles librarians – Christy Jarvis, Joan Gregory, and Jean Shipman- published an article in the June 2014 issue of Collection Management …Read More »

David D. Eckels – Fall 2013 Art Exhibit

You are invited to join us at our Fall 2013 art exhibit at the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library Gallery featuring the photography of David Eckels.   We will celebrate with a presentation and reception on Thursday, September 26th, 3:00-5:00 pm.   All are welcome. Come join us!

Snapshot 2011: one day in the life of UT libraries

Eccles Library participated in “Snapshot 2011: One Day in the Life of Utah Libraries” on April 14, 2011. This is a day to advocate for, and highlight the value of, all kinds of libraries in the lives of people in Utah and across the country. The American Library Association website sums it up best: We …Read More »

Using an improv skit and video to save the library

Faced with drastic budget cuts the NY public library teamed up with two viral marketing companies to create two videos detailing their plight. After over 2 million views of the viral videos New York Public Library supporters succeeded in getting their city council to reduce the size of the budget cuts. Enjoy!