Todd Vandenbark


The building may be closed but we’re still here for you!

The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library building has now closed to allow the Ceiling Project to move forward. We, the library staff, are still here to serve our patrons’ needs. Our Public Services department (the first folks you see when you walked in the front door) has moved to the Health Sciences Education Building, …Read More »

EHSL offering new EndNote X3 classes

Eccles Library’s Education Services will be offering free training workshops in EndNote X3 in the coming months. EndNote is a software tool for publishing and managing bibliographies. It can be used to locate selected bibliographic data and create bibliographies for curricula vitae, manuscripts, grant proposals, term papers and other publications. First, Jeanne Le Ber, our …Read More »

Web 2.0 application: Readability

Eccles Health Sciences Library is constantly looking for ways to improve accessibility for the web sites and resources we provide. According to the American Foundation for the Blind, more than “25 million Americans report experiencing significant vision loss.” The most popular screen reader software applications such as JAWS are expensive for individuals and institutions to …Read More »

UHSLC 2009 Holiday Party

The Utah Health Sciences Library Consortium met on Monday, December 7. Those attending enjoyed a festive and delicious potluck Turkey dinner.  During a brief business meeting Continuing Education certificates were distributed to those who had completed the Survey Monkey course.  Nominations were made for next year’s officers. A White Elephant gift exchange was enjoyed by …Read More »

Progress in Pictures

Check out our Flickr slide show documenting the progress we are making in our Ceiling Project!

Our UWIN partnership wins an award

Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library is championing partnerships between community health clinics and public libraries through the Utah Women’s Health Information Network (UWIN). A thirty-second TV ad campaign shown statewide this fall is highlighting the message “Good Health Information @ Your Library.” This partnership received the Promotion Award for Academic Libraries at the MidContinental …Read More »

Ceiling Project in the Library 2009 – 2010

Under the auspices of fire safety, the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library has been selected by the Asbestos Protocol program at the University of Utah for removal of asbestos containing materials. The ceiling tiles on all three levels of the library are slated for removal later this Fall 2009. In addition to the removal …Read More »

Video: Good Health Information @ Your Library

Good Health Information @ Your Library is a statewide initiative encouraging people to come to the library for information about their health and medical issues. Video produced by UWIN and Salt Lake County Library Services. View the Good Health Information @ Your Library video.

Eccles Goes Mobile

Eccles Library now has a mobile-ready website. The Home page features a 3-tab interface with a collection of mobile-friendly links and pages, as well as direct links back to the library’s main website. It is currently optimized for viewing on an iPhone/iPod Touch, with further refinements under development to support users of other mobile devices. …Read More »