Category Archives: Technology

Technology in service to the library and its patrons.

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 »

Library Award Given to Bench-2-Bedside Team 2018

Endo-Grip team win $2000 Library Award The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library and the J. Willard Marriott Library co-sponsor the annual $2000 Library Award given at the Bench-2-Bedside Competition Night. This year, the Library Award went to the Endo-Grip team. One of the members of Endo-Grip, Amir Ali Ghaffarian, spoke to us about his team and his experience. Who makes …Read More »

Podcasting at the Tree of Hippocrates Studio

Part of being an intern at the EHSL is that I get free reign to try out all of our equipment under the guise of academic inquiry. One of my initial tasks was to test out our podcasting equipment. My first step was obvious-I made a cat podcast. While not all librarians love cats, I …Read More »

Meet EHSL’s New Intern, Jenny Flake

The EHSL will have a new intern for the Spring Semester. Jenny Flake will be working on multiple projects throughout the library, in order to learn about the many facets of a medical library. In the Technology Department, Jenny will be working with Brandon Patterson to expand awareness of technological resources, both on campus and …Read More »

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Explore Anatomy with the Anatomage Table at EHSL

Ever wanted to explore a human body with a touch of your finger?  Now you can with the Anatomage Table located near the front desk of the Eccles Health Sciences Library. What is the Anatomage Table? The Anatomage Table has an easy-to-use touch-screen interface to explore a virtual library of human and animal cadavers. It …Read More »

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Introducing the Tree of Hippocrates Education Studio

The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library is pleased to announce the Tree of Hippocrates Education Studio. The Tree of Hippocrates Education Studio, or THE Studio, is a fully equipped multimedia lab where students, staff, and faculty can create professional quality audio and video recordings. Cameras, microphones, studio lights, and a powerful Mac computer live …Read More »

Introducing… Brandon Patterson, Technology Engagement Librarian

Brandon Patterson connects students, faculty and staff in the health sciences to digital tools and emerging technologies. He joined as faculty at the Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) in July 2017. His duties include engaging the University of Utah Health Sciences community with technology, and assisting with instruction and advancement of library resources.

Open House is Friday, October 13

Join us in Imaging the Future of Health at the Fall Innovation Open House, hosted by Eccles Health Sciences Library, Imagine Perfect Care, and the Faculty Touchdown Space on Friday, October 13, 2017, 11am-3pm. At the Eccles Library, we’re showcasing different technologies and resources available to students, staff, faculty, and community members. Some highlights include:

Attend the Healthi4U Kick-off on Sept. 28, 5pm

Healthi4U is an annual competitive program for interdisciplinary teams of students at the University of Utah to create short health-related videos. Monetary awards will be given to the top three, and 2 special categories, People’s Choice and Best Foreign Language.