Tag Archives: Open for Collaboration

A Statement in Affirmation of Our Core Values

by the Faculty and Staff of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah The faculty and staff of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) publicly assert and stand in support of the 2017 Medical Library Association (MLA) Statement affirming our core professional values.  Quoting from the MLA Statement,  “…access to information …Read More »

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 »

NIH Compliance and the Public Access Policy

By Darell Schmick It’s that time again: R1 Research grant deadlines are coming up! If you’re benefiting from NIH funding, are you compliant? Many researchers believe this to be a hassle, but there’s a great benefit to what compliance brings. Public Access Policy requirements pertain to your published work if: It was peer-reviewed It was …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 »

Evaluate the Pros and Cons of Open Access

While Open Access definitely has a place in today’s scholarly communications, one should approach publishing within open access journals with a careful review of the pros and cons associated with such.  The Eccles Library Director, Jean Shipman, would be glad to discuss these options with anyone interested in learning more about what factors to weigh …Read More »

Neuro-Ophthalmology Virtual Education Library (NOVEL) is Open for Collaboration!

The Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Educational Library is a collaboration between the North American Neuro-ophthalmology Society (NANOS) and the Spencer S Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL).  Nancy Lombardo, Associate Director of IT at the EHSL and Kathleen B. Digre, Director of Neuro-Ophthalmology at the University of Utah, forged the collaboration and have invited participation from numerous individuals …Read More »

Open Access Week 2015

Today marks the beginning of the 8th International Open Access Week. This year’s theme is “Open for Collaboration” and highlights the power of openness to drive collaboration and advance research. Learn more about the chosen theme on SPARC’s website. What is Eccles Health Sciences Library doing to participate this week? We will be featuring collaborative …Read More »