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Wednesday Yoga is Canceled, Friday Yoga Continues for Fall Semester

Unfortunately, Wednesday yoga sessions are canceled for the remaining portion of this semester (November-December 2017).

Friday yoga sessions will continue until December 15. 2017. Details here.

As always, please provide feedback about Free Yoga at the Eccles Library at: http://utah.libsurveys.com/Yoga-Fall-2017 . This feedback determines future semester yoga offerings.

Updated 11/3: We found a substitute teacher. Details here.

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Canceled: Events today, 10/31

In light of last night’s tragic events, we will be canceling events today, including:

  • Jeff Botkin’s lecture on reporting research misconduct, and
  • Halloween Open House

We may have students, staff, and faculty who are upset about this tragedy and in need of extra support. The Counseling Center is available for students, and the Employee Assistance Program will be available for staff and faculty.

Notifications will be going out on this web page: https://attheu.utah.edu/home-page/emergency-notification/

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Grand Rounds: Research Reproducibility Continues Every Tuesday

Grand Rounds: Research Reproducibility

Tuesdays @ Noon

Garden Level, Synapse Bays
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library
The University of Utah

Is your research true? Is it reproducible? Is it replicable? Do you have an adequate sample size? Are your results credible? Is your reporting of results transparent and accurate?

Grand Rounds: Research Reproducibility continues into November and December as our weekly discussion series continues to bring awareness to a variety of research reproducibility issues. 

A schedule of speakers, and videos of past talks, are at: http://campusguides.lib.utah.edu/UtahRR18/GRRR

(Take note of skipped weeks due to the upcoming holidays)

If you’re tweeting about the event, use #makeresearchtrue and #utahgrrr (and we have buttons!).

 

“Research Reproducibility and the Public Perception of Science” presented by Julie Kiefer, Ph.D.

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Two Presentations for Native Voices & Pick Your Poison

As part of the 2017 Pick Your Poison Exhibit and in continuation of the 2015 Native Voices Lecture Series, the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, in collaboration with the American Indian Resource Center and the Office of Health Equity and Inclusion are co-sponsoring the following two upcoming presentations in recognition of November as National American Indian Heritage Month.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Judges Needed for Healthi4U

Who can judge this competition?
Any University of Utah employee can judge the Healthi4U competition videos.

What’s the time commitment?
Judges will review 3-5 videos from November 7-14. Videos are 1-3 minutes in length, so the entire judging process will take about an hour. Judges will use an online rubric to judge each video on three criteria: messaging, creativity, and production. Additionally, all judges are invited to attend the red-carpet Capstone event on Thursday, November 16, 5-7pm.

Who do I contact?
Become a judge by contacting Anita at Anita.Leopardi@health.utah.edu

What is Healthi4U?
Healthi4U is an annual competition for interdisciplinary teams of students at the University of Utah to create short health-related videos. The goal of Healthi4U is to create engaging and informative videos related to health. You can learn more about the competition by self-enrolling at: https://utah.instructure.com/enroll/J3YFGF

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Celebrate Halloween at EHSL!

HALLOWEEN at Eccles Health Sciences Library

Tuesday, October 31, 10am-4pm

Halloween Day is the last day of the NLM Pick Your Poison Exhibit and we are having a celebration!  

Wear your Halloween costume to work and take a photo with the U Health backdrop and props. Be sure to share it with us with #EHSLHalloween.

Trick or treat throughout the library. Try our exciting new technologies—like VR and the digital cadaver Anatomage Table. There’s also a scavenger hunt, gila monster, and Jeopardy game!

October is also National Medical Librarian’s Month. Show your appreciation by taking part in our “Thank a Medical Librarian” campaign (and grab a #ThankALibrarian button).

Or head downstairs for GRRR – Grand Rounds: Research Reproducibility on the same day at NOON in the Synapse Bays on the Garden Level for a presentation by Jeff Botkin on Reporting Scientific Misconduct.  Plan to arrive early or linger afterwards to participate in the Halloween fun!

Come over, bring your friends and family and have a spooky good time at the Eccles Library!

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Job Opening: Community Engagement Coordinator

 

Community Engagement Coordinator
The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) has embarked on a 3-year pilot program with the NIH All of Us Research Program to stimulate and facilitate community engagement and participant support through the NNLM, including developing community based participatory programming for geographic areas. This includes engaging participants and other interested parties in management of their personal health data, leveraging the public library as a convener for local All of Us partners and stakeholders, and assessing the impact of libraries on participant retention in the All of Us program. Activities will be tailored to the community’s needs. They include culturally and linguistically appropriate programming, training community members and organizations to reach out to their populations, creation of tools and resources for persons of disabilities, inclusion of training and resources in bookmobiles, and partnerships with minority-serving institutions and community based organizations for outreach to underserved populations. The Community Engagement Coordinator will be responsible for the oversight and implementation of the All of Us Community Engagement activities in the MidContinental Region of the NNLM. Applications are still being accepted until the position is filled. Full Posting
Questions about this position should be directed to Claire Hamasu, Associate Director: chamasu@RML4.utah.edu  (801)587-3412.
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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: Continue reading »

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Pick Your Poison – Exhibit and Events

Exhibit: September 18 – October 31, 2017 (on display during Library Hours)

Events:  Sept 26, Oct 6, Oct 23, Oct 26, Oct 30, & Oct 31, 2017 Pick Your Poison Poster

“Mind-altering drugs have been used throughout the history of America. While some remain socially acceptable, others are outlawed because of their toxic, and intoxicating, characteristics. These classifications have shifted at different times in history, and will continue to change.” – National Library of Medicine, Pick Your Poison

The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library is hosting the National Library of Medicine’s traveling exhibit Pick Your Poison from September 18 to October 31, 2017. There is a lot to discover over our six weeks of programming, events and displays.

Along with a digital exhibit program available here, there is also a specially curated display (with a gila monster!), screenings of the film Dying in Vein, panel discussions about addiction, and a Halloween event.

All events are at the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (except where noted).   MAP and DIRECTIONS

For more information please visit: campusguides.lib.utah.edu/pickyourpoison/

Please join us!

Co-Sponsors:

Department of Pharmacotherapy, College of Pharmacy • Division of Medical Ethics and Humanities, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine • Natural History Museum of Utah • Office of Health Equity and Inclusion • Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library • Utah Department of Health • Utah Naloxone • Utah Poison Control Center, College of Pharmacy

 

 

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GRRR – Grand Rounds for Research Reproducibility

Tuesdays at 12-1PM

Garden Level, Synapse Bays
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library
The University of Utah

Is your research true? Is it reproducible? Is it replicable? Do you have an adequate sample size? Are your results credible? Is your reporting of results transparent and accurate?

Over the next year, the savvy librarians at the EHSL will host Grand Rounds for Research Reproducibility. This will be a weekly discussion series to bring awareness to a variety of research reproducibility issues. The series kicks off with an overview of the topic presented by Melissa Rethlefsen, EHSL Interim Executive Director.

A schedule of speakers is at http://campusguides.lib.utah.edu/UtahRR18/GRRR

If you’re tweeting about the event, use #makeresearchtrue and #utahgrrr. We have buttons! #makeresearchtrue #utahgrrr

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