Category Archives: Technology

Technology in service to the library and its patrons.

Rubor Arts and Humanities Journal Website Transformation

Rubor 2019 cover, “Postcard to my Dermatologist”, oil on canvas, by Phoebe Draper (UUSOM21) In partnership with the University of Utah Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library This summer marks the publication of the seventh print edition of Rubor, Reflections on Medicine from the Wasatch Front, and, notably, the first edition of the journal published …Read More »

Creating a Low-cost, DIY Multimedia Studio in the Library, published in Code{4}lib Journal

Originally published in Code{4}lib Journal, Issue 44, 2019-05-06 Bryan Hull and Brandon Patterson have written an article, “Creating a Low-cost, DIY Multimedia Studio in the Library,” a case study about their conceptual, planning, implementation and feedback phases of an audio/video studio called the One Button at Tree of Hippocrates Education Studio at the University of …Read More »

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Training Simulation, Implant Course, Virtual Reality Bridges the Learning Gap

In partnership with the Marriott Library and Eccles Health Sciences Library, the School of Dentistry has been developing hands-on surgical simulations in virtual reality (VR) to train new dentists. Procedures done in VR are proving to save costs and aid in students learning concepts quickly. Over the next 6 months, the development team will complete …Read More »

VR Symposium for Education, Research and Clinics, April 3-5

Join students, staff and faculty from throughout campus to demo VR applications for education, research and community engagement. Hear about ways to get involved with projects and more about the creativity happening around emerging technologies at the University of Utah. As a lead into our Mayden Lecture on April 5th titled Towards the Rehabilitation of …Read More »

2019 Priscilla M. Mayden Lecture: Towards the Rehabilitation of Domestic Violence Offenders using Virtual Reality

Presenter: Maria V. (Mavi) Sanchez-Vives, MD, PhD ICREA Research Professor at the IDIBAPS (Institut d’Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer), Barcelona, Spain April 5, 2019; 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM. Lecture 12-1, (with reception before and after) College of Nursing Building, Room 2300 The Priscilla Mayden Lecture will focus on the results of research conducted by …Read More »

Violence Against Women: Changing Perspective

During the months of March and April 2019, EHSL is focusing its programming on Violence Against Women – Changing Perspective. Throughout these two months we will host several events to bring attention to the reality of violence against women in our community through different perspectives.

Introducing the Tree of Hippocrates Education “One Button” Studio

The Tree of Hippocrates Education Studio has been upgraded! THE Studio is now equipped with a “One Button Studio” system. The One Button Studio allows students, faculty, and staff to easily record professional quality videos with just the press of a button. Simply bring a USB flash drive, plug it in, and press the button! …Read More »

Check out the Anatomage Table 6.0 Update

There are a few updates to the Anatomage Table in the Eccles Health Sciences Library that I’m excited to share. The Anatomage Table is a digital cadaver experience for students learning anatomy. It is located near the front desk on the main level of the Eccles Library. On Monday, a new Table 6.0 software was …Read More »

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 »

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 »