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MS COLL 64 The Martha H. Roper Papers

Dec 11, 2019

By Katherine Isham
By Michelle Peralta, Resident Archivist for Yale Special Collections Yale Class of 1974 Alumna Throughout the 2019-2020 academic year, Yale University is celebrating fifty years of co-education with many events and exhibitions that demonstrate the magnitude of contributions of Yale’s women graduates in all areas of life, including politics, sports, academia, and medicine. Thus, it feels particularly fitting that the latest archival collection available at the Medical Historical Library, Ms... Read More

New Paper by CWML Medical Librarians

Dec 10, 2019

By Dana Haugh
A paper written by a team medical librarians from the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library was recently published in Research Integrity and Peer Review. The paper investigates librarian involvement in the peer review process of systematic review manuscripts. Health science librarians often contribute to the systematic review process, but little is known about their involvement in peer reviewing completed SRs prior to SR manuscript publication. As experts in conducting literature searches and... Read More

Medical Librarians at NAHSL 2019

Nov 11, 2019

By Dana Haugh
On Friday 11/8, CWML staff members attended the North Atlantic Health Science Libraries (NAHSL) Annual Conference in Springfield, MA. NAHSL is a regional chapter of the Medical Library Association, comprising medical librarians in Connecticut, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Maine. The one-day conference featured presentations and posters by eight staff members from CWML.  Presentations included: Creating an Instruction Community of Practice: Logistics, Lesson Plans, and Lessons... Read More

Plastic Surgery at Yale: Surgical Expertise, Innovation, and History

Nov 7, 2019

By Melissa Grafe
NEW EXHIBITION Plastic Surgery at Yale: Surgical Expertise, Innovation, and History On view in the Cushing Rotunda from October 30th 2019 - February 24th, 2020   Surgical attempts to reconstruct the human body after injury or illness have long been at the forefront of medical innovation. The expansive field of plastic surgery emerged over centuries, now including reconstruction and cosmetics and aesthetic surgery.   In this exhibition, evolving techniques and procedures dating... Read More

November: National Awareness Month for Alzheimer’s Disease and Home Health Care

Nov 6, 2019

By Sawyer Newman
The bubble plot shown on this page (you may have also noticed it on the Medical Library’s digital signage and webpage banner), was created using ggplot2 in R. It shows publications related to Alzheimer’s Disease, Family Caregivers, and Home Health Care that has been cited more than 40 times by other research efforts. Follow the link here to interact with this graph, and view more details about each of the publications represented in this visualization.     If you have any questions about this... Read More

Free health sciences resources

Nov 5, 2019

By Dana Haugh
Leaving Yale soon? Bookmark our guide of free health sciences resources you can access without an institutional license: https://guides.library.yale.edu/alumni-resources/tools It contains resources for clinical research, patient care, health literacy, consumer education, health information across the globe, and general tools for getting access to the research you need.

Open Access Week 2019

Oct 18, 2019

By Dana Haugh
Open Access week is October 21 - 27, 2019! Open Access (OA) literature is digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions. What makes it possible is the internet and the consent of the author or copyright-holder.    Celebrate open access publishing and scholarship with the medical library: October 21 from 11am - 1pm: Stop by the medical library to kick off open access week and learn more about how we support open access publishing October 23... Read More

The Rebound Film Screening & Discussion

Oct 16, 2019

By Dana Haugh
In celebration of Disability Awareness Month, the Diversability at Yale (DAY) Affinity Group is co-sponsoring a screening and discussion of the award-winning documentary, The Rebound. The event will take place on Wednesday, October 23rd in Harkness Auditorium at 6:30 pm. All are welcome! The Rebound is an award-winning independent documentary (76 min) following the underdog journey of the Miami Heat Wheels wheelchair basketball team in their quest for their first NWBA National Championship. The... Read More

Disability Awareness Month

Oct 7, 2019

By Dana Haugh
October is Disability Awareness Month! National Disability Awareness Month was declared in 1988 by the United States Congress for October to raise awareness of the employment needs and contributions of individuals with all types of disabilities. Upcoming events in October 2019: Monday, October 7Lupus Panel Event w/DAY, WWN, & YAAA 12:00-1:15 pm | Child Study Center, 230 S. Frontage Road, Cohen Auditorium | Register: http://bit.ly/lupuspanelevent   Join DiversAbility at Yale, Working... Read More

Arthur Belanger's Retirement

Sep 17, 2019

By Lei Wang
Arthur Belanger, Manager of Library Systems, is retiring from the Medical Library after 42 years of service to the University. Arthur began his career at Yale in 1977 as a programmer trainee in the Department of Psychiatry. He worked on a genetic study of depression, handling data management tasks as well as developing a program to help make psychiatric diagnoses from structured interview data. This study resulted in many influential publications. In 1982, Arthur started work as a systems... Read More