Google Reader is Shutting Down

As you may have heard, Google Reader will be retired at the end of June. Since Google Reader is a tool we at the Eccles Library have recommended using for RSS feeds in the past, we wanted to make sure you, our patrons, are aware of this and provide some options.  Here are the four …Read More »

ORCID: A Unique Identifier for Researchers

ORCID is a free tool that allows you to gather together the outputs of your research under one unique identifier. It will give you the ability to make sure that the articles, data sets, etc. that you published are the ones attributed you, and are linked together. “ORCID aims to solve the name ambiguity problem …Read More »

Trial of Data Citation Index

Thomson Reuters is developing a new database, called Data Citation Index, that will allow researchers to search for data sets across many subject-based data repositories. Data Citation Index currently includes about 70 of the 500+ data repositories that exist worldwide. We recently started a month-long trial of Data Citation Index and we want to know …Read More »


PubReader: a new way to read PMC articles on your tablet.   PMC has introduced PubReader, an easier way to read PMC articles on the web. The text is displayed as two columns which mimics the pages of a book. The navigation is simplified and all the figures are accessible from anywhere within article. Designed …Read More »

Join us for Appy Hour

Bring your own device, discover new apps, share your favorites! On Wednesday, December 5th from 4pm-5pm in room 2600 of the Health Sciences Education Building, the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library presents Appy Hour! Appy Hour will focus on apps for various mobile devices that you can use for your work, your research, and …Read More »

Open Access Week

This week is Open Access Week.  Here is the schedule of events happening at the University of Utah. Tuesday Oct 23rd: Publishing SMART: How to Make Your Article Visible Instructors: Allyson Mower, Marriott Library and Abby Adamczyk, Eccles Library 1 to 3 pm, Marriott Library, Room 1009 Register Here Authors want their scholarly articles to …Read More »