Category Archives: Technology

Technology in service to the library and its patrons.

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 »

Dermasphere: New Podcast by U Faculty Member

With no sub-discipline of dermatology off the table, the podcast, Dermasphere, goes into all things concerned with the branch of medicine that diagnoses and treats skin disorders. Recent episodes have covered sunscreens, skin cancer, fad diets, mustaches, and Merino Wool. Luke Johnson, MD, Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the University of Utah’s School of Medicine, …Read More »

THE “One Button” Studio is ready to go whenever you are!

This is a guest blog post by Olivia Soehner, educator, after visiting T.H.E. Studio The Tree of Hippocrates Education “One Button” Studio is ready to go whenever you are!  THE One Button Studio is capable of serving all of your media needs with the touch of a button.  Simply insert a flashdrive, plug it in, …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 »