Category Archives: Technology - p6

Technology in service to the library and its patrons.

Free Online Tools for Collaboration

Explore these free online tools that will make collaborating much easier! Share documents and files via Box You may already be familiar with Dropbox or Google Drive and the concept is the same for Box. The big difference is that Box is HIPAA and FERPA compliant. Because the University of Utah has partnered with Box …Read More »

Creating open access materials is easy!

Open access and Open Educational Resources (OER) are hot topics in academia, and have been for several years. Earlier this week, we talked about what these concepts are and an example of how the Library is collaborating with Neuro-ophthalmology experts to create open access content. This post will focus on tools the Eccles Library has used to …Read More »

Writing Your NIH Biosketch in LaTeX

In December 2014, the NIH released new requirements for the Biographical Sketch (biosketch) for grant applications submitted on or after May 25, 2015. Major changes include: page limit extending from four to five pages describing up to five of your most significant contributions to science for each contribution, listing up to four relevant peer-reviewed publications …Read More »

LaTeX: what is it and where can I find help?

Do any of the following statements resonate with you? I want my document to look professional (e.g. like a textbook or journal article). I want to focus on my writing and less on the formatting. I want an easy way to typeset mathematical formulas and equations. I want a table of contents that automatically updates. …Read More »

Active Appy Hour- September 9, 2-3pm

Join Us. Drop In. Come on Over. Wednesday, September 9, 2015, 2:30-3:30 PM Synapse, Garden Level, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library Exercise and chat with your colleagues for a mid-afternoon break! Join us for refreshments and conversation. Share your favorite app. Featured Apps: Moves & 7 Minute Workout Presentation at 2:15pm by Liz Joy, …Read More »

New Lexicomp App Codes are Here!

Lexicomp App codes for 2015-2016 are here! Send an email from your University of Utah account to to request app code. Lexicomp is health information content focusing on pharmacology, diagnostic procedures and laboratory tests, natural products, dentistry, infectious diseases, and patient education. Check out our other mobile apps.