Category Archives: Technology

Technology in service to the library and its patrons.

Introducing the XR Classroom

The Eccles Health Sciences Library has built out a virtual simulation space for the health sciences in the Eccles Health Sciences Education Building (EHSEB). The fully-equipped and staff-supported Extended Reality (XR) Classroom helps foster a community of cross-disciplinary collaboration and peer-to-peer learning lowering the barrier to entry for those interested in ways virtual reality (VR), …Read More »

Virtual Anatomy Education Resources

With many of us learning from home, we’ve received several requests for Anatomy Education resources provided electronically through the library. Below are a few options to consider: AnatomyTV This is a suite of 3D interactive models of human anatomy – you can zoom, rotate and peel away layers from structures. It’s a rich resource and …Read More »

Tree of Hippocrates Education Studio Opens August 3rd

The Eccles Health Sciences Library will resume taking reservations for the Tree of Hippocrates Education Studio in conjunction with the library’s August 3rd re-opening. THE Studio will be available to students, staff, and faculty on a reservation-only basis Monday through Friday, 9am-3pm beginning on August 3rd.

3D Printing PPE Update: Community volunteers and library staff chip in to help hospital

The libraries have been using a fleet of over 40 3D printers, with more than a dozen donated from Salt Lake County Libraries, to print Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the University of Utah hospital. The Center for Medical Innovation and the Library recently partnered to 3D print parts for a Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) system they created.

Teaching in Medicine Podcast: A New Podcast by School of Medicine Faculty Member

Dr. Kathleen Timme brings stories of clinician educators serving in rural communities around Utah, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming to light in the accessible and convenient format of podcasts. She does this with the help of the Tree of Hippocrates Education Studio (THE Studio) at the Eccles Health Sciences Library.

University of Utah Libraries are 3D Printing Personal Protective Equipment for University Hospitals and Clinics

A recent call put out by the Office of the Vice President for Research asking the campus community for donations for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) inventory had people at the library thinking about what they could do to help.

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THE Studio Is Here for Your Online Teaching and Learning

The Tree of Hippocrates Education (THE) Studio is here for your audio and visual needs for use in projects for teaching and learning. In addition to being a “one button” studio, THE Studio can help in numerous multimedia projects such as lecture capture, video recording, video/teleconferencing, and live streaming. Some of these can also be done at home using …Read More »