“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 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 will be 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.
Art Aloud is a spoken word art cafe where you can relax in a casual atmosphere among friends, enjoy refreshments, and sign up for a place at the mic. Art Aloud is open to anyone affiliated with University of Utah Health Sciences: students, faculty, staff, patients and families. Read your own piece or that of a favorite author. Just show up, sign in, and open your mouth! All forms of spoken art are welcome, five minutes or less in length (~ 750 words).>
Co-sponsored by the Office of Health Equity & Inclusion, the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, and the Division of Medical Ethics and Humanities, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, GME Wellness.
Barriers and Belonging: Personal Narratives of Disability*
Thursdays, Sept 14 – Dec 14, 2017
Location: Garden Level, Eccles Health Sciences Library
RSVP for each session weekly.
The Office of Health Equity and Inclusion Community Read for Fall 2017 will focus on different abilities/disability. The book selection for the series is Barriers and Belonging: Personal Narratives of Disability. Starting September 14, 2017, the community is invited to gather at noon on the Garden Level of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, enjoy a light lunch, and have a lively discussion of the book. Community Reads are co-sponsored by the Office of Health Equity and Inclusion, the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL), and their partners.
Join us as we explore what it means to live with disability. Each week, we will read and discuss 3-4 personal narratives as recounted in Barriers and Belonging. Each set of 3-4 narratives is different – come to all these sessions or just a few – you don’t have to read the whole book to participate!!! Please RSVP and join us for a light lunch and conversation co-sponsored by the Office of Health Equity and Inclusion and Eccles Health Sciences Library.
*Copies of the book are available for check out at EHSL. Check out the LibGuide with the full reading schedule and more information about the book.
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.
Tuesdays at 12-1PM
Garden Level, Synapse Bays
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library
The University of Utah
A schedule of speakers is at http://campusguides.lib.utah.edu/UtahRR18/GRRR
If you’re tweeting about the event, use #makeresearchtrue and #utahgrrr
Join us as the Beekeeping Association at the University of Utah inspects the honeybee hives … you KNOW you want to bee there!
Fri, Sept 1st, 11:00AM-12:30PM
HSEB 2110 (inside viewing) or between EHSL and HSEB (outside viewing)
The Beekeeping Association at the University of Utah will be inspecting the honeybee hives (located just north of HSEB) on September 1st from 11:00AM-12:30PM. This involves opening the hives, looking at the frames, and checking on bee health and honey production. You can choose to watch from behind glass in HSEB 2110, or be outside (between EHSL and HSEB) with the beekeepers during the process.
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/479068892471884
A dosage error for hydromorphone HCL (in Child and Adolescent ≥50 kg) has been found and is being corrected in The Harriet Lane Handbook, 21e. The original text indicated that the dose was weight-based, and it is not.
The corrected text is expected to be posted back on ClinicalKey the week of September 4, 2017.
- Wednesdays, 12:05pm, ends on December 6
- Fridays, 12:05pm, Friday sessions begin September 29, 2017
Drop by for one event or attend all of the free yoga events! This is a great opportunity to stretch and relax during the workday.
Please bring your own yoga mat. If you forget your mat, we have 3 mats available for check-out at the Front Desk.
Please provide feedback at: http://utah.libsurveys.com/Yoga-Fall-2017
As many of you may have noticed, the Lexicomp Mobile App expiration on July 31, 2017 caused some issues, leaving some of our patrons with a app that expired in fifty days or a message that read “your code is invalid”. We resolved the issue today.
To download the latest version of Lexicomp:
- While on UU network, use an internet browser to go to our institutional Lexicomp site by using the following link:
- Click on Mobile App Access:
- Select the platform/device for installation and if your account will be new or updated:
- Once device and customer drop downs are selected, the screen will automatically display the most current code for installation, as well as detailed instructions on how to properly install the app on your particular device.
Thank you for making us aware of this problem, and if any of your colleagues have the same issues (or just need to update their Lexicomp app) please direct them to this blog posting, or send them the downloadable PDF instructions linked below.
If you have any further questions or have problems with your install, please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
“Anatomy of a Campus: The Library As Heart”
Tuesday, August 15, 11:00am-12:00pm
Clinical Neurosciences, 1st Floor Auditorium
Please RSVP to Katie.Peacock@hsc.utah.edu. All faculty, staff, and students are welcome.
Updated 8/11/2017 – This presentation is canceled.