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Change in Oct 29th Bioinformatics Support Office Hours

Oct 27, 2020

By Nur-Taz Rahman
Just for the week of Oct 26th, 2020 the Bioinformatics Support Office Hours will be held on Wednesday, 28th October, 2020 from 2pm to 4pm. Regular Thursday 10am-Noon hours will resume from the following week. Thanks for your cooperation!

Finding Fulton in the Medical Historical Library

Sep 14, 2020

By Melissa Grafe
While Harvey Cushing was the impetus behind the formation of Yale’s Medical Library, you can find materials on the other founders, John Fulton and Arnold Klebs, within the Historical Library’s main reading room.   John Fulton, the youngest of the three founders of the Historical Library, trained in medicine and physiology at Harvard and Oxford, and came to Yale in 1930 as professor of physiology. He was already deep into collecting books when he served as a resident and disciple of Harvey... Read More

Bioinformatics Support Office Hours: Fall 2020

Aug 27, 2020

Have OMICS analysis related questions? Don't forget, there are weekly Bioinformatics Support Office Hours for a quick consultation!!! Every Thursday from 10am until Noon.  Zoom link: https://yalelibrary.zoom.us/j/362453989 For more details, see the events calendar: https://schedule.yale.edu/event/6453527

Medical Library Reopens on August 24

Aug 24, 2020

By John Gallagher
We are happy to announce that we reopened the medical library on Monday, August 24. Our hours of service are: Mon-Fri:             7:30AM - 6:00PM Sat-Sun:           10:00AM – 6:00PM Building access is limited to Yale and YNHH users authorized to be on campus. Visitors will notice many changes to both our on-site services and facilities. Here's what to expect: Visiting Visitors must wear a mask at all times, maintain 6ft distance from others, and adhere to posted signage.  ... Read More

Book Lending Resumes

Aug 20, 2020

By John Gallagher
We are excited to announce the resumption of several on-site library services, including book lending though a contact-free pickup system. TO BORROW BOOKS Simply select "Request for pickup at the Medical Library Entrance" in the Orbis record of the book you wish to borrow, enter your login credentials, and complete the prompts to place your order. Once submitted, the book will be checked out to your account and you'll be notified by email when it's ready for pickup. Your book will be held... Read More

Remote Services & Support

Jul 22, 2020

By Dana Haugh
Welcome (and welcome back) to the medical library! Here are some tips for getting started at the medical library this semester. Virtual Support from Your Librarian  Contact your specialty's librarian or personal librarian (for students) for support or to schedule a consultation by phone or Zoom.  For general questions, contact AskYaleMedicalLibrary@yale.edu. Remote Access Remote access to our vast electronic resources is available to the Yale and YNHH community regardless of your location. For... Read More

Collection Budget Reduction

Jun 26, 2020

By John Gallagher
The financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is being felt in many areas of the university, and the library is no exception. For fiscal year 2021, the library must reduce its general collection expenditures by around 10%. To achieve this target, we have compiled a list of journal titles and databases for cancellation. Each item on this list has been carefully assessed prior to being selected for cancellation.  Your feedback is an essential part of this process and we welcome your input.... Read More

The DIY Historical Herbarium

Jun 1, 2020

By Melissa Grafe
Written by Alicia Petersen, PhD student, History of Science and Medicine Program (HSHM) Herbaria, collections of dried plant specimens that were (usually) adhered to sheets of paper, were very popular in 18th-century Europe. From professional botanists exploring the Americas to amateur scientists roaming the fields near their homes, many used herbaria to store preserved plants for later study. In order to better understand how early moderns “did” science, I decided to create my own herbarium (... Read More

Job Posting: Head of Clinical Research and Education

May 4, 2020

By Holly Grossetta Nardini
We are actively recruiting for the Head of Clinical Research and Education. This position leads the Medical Library’s program in educating trainees and clinicians, supporting clinical research and quality improvement, and advancing patient care. Reporting to the Associate Director and working in a highly collaborative environment, the incumbent will determine the information needs of clinicians and promote library services across Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH), the primary clinical affiliate... Read More

COVID-19 Medical Student Elective Course

Apr 21, 2020

By Caitlin Meyer
When medical students were pulled out of clerkship rotations last month, the YSM Office of Education sought new electives for the students to take in their unexpected off time. Librarians Judy Spak, Caitlin Meyer, and Courtney Brombosz quickly developed a proposal: an intensive two-week elective where students would respond in real time to the COVID-19 pandemic by selecting a pandemic-related topic and acquiring, appraising, and synthesizing information as it becomes available. The proposal was... Read More