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Access a DataCamp Trial through the CWML & Join Drop-in Sessions

Feb 19, 2019

By Sawyer Newman
Information about the Medical Library’s Access to Data Camp The Medical Library has access to a limited trial version of DataCamp, a web platform for learning topics in data science. Participant enrollment in DataCamp through the library will provide access to DataCamp’s self-directed exercises in data science including R, Python, Git and SQL.   This classroom is being offered as a limited trial for 50 participants, who will have access to the DataCamp classroom until the end of June.  ... Read More

Fair Use Week

Feb 18, 2019

By Dana Haugh
Celebrate Fair Use Week (February 25 - March 1) with Yale University Libraries! "The week highlights the many uses relying on fair use and helps to inform our academic communities and the public at large about this exception created in the U.S. Copyright Act of 1976.  Fair use is described in §107 of the Act and may be used judiciously upon undertaking analysis of the section's four factors: Purpose of the use; Nature of the work being used; Amount of the original work used; and whether there... Read More

2019 Data Weeks at the CWML

Feb 6, 2019

By Sawyer Newman
  Be on the lookout for Data-themed classes, blogs, demonstrations, and programming during the following weeks at the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library! Love Data WeekMonday, February 11 - Friday, February 15 Love Data Week aims to raise awareness and build a community to engage on topics related to research data management, sharing, preservation, reuse, and library-based research data services. Love Data Week programming through the CWML - view the of events Official Love Data week -... Read More

Love Data Week 2019 at CWML

Feb 6, 2019

By Sawyer Newman
February 11 - February 15 Love Data Week aims to raise awareness and build a community to engage on topics related to research data management, sharing, preservation, reuse, and library-based research data services. Learn about and register for data related programing run through the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library below. If you have any questions about Love Data Week at CWML, please email Sawyer Newman at medicaldata@yale.edu.   1. Research Data Management for the Health Sciences Monday,... Read More

Endangered Data Week 2019 at CWML

Feb 6, 2019

By Sawyer Newman
February 25 - March 1 Endangered Data Week strives to shed light on public datasets that are in danger of being deleted, repressed, mishandled, or lost. Learn about and register for this special programming through the Cushing Whitney Medical Library. If you have any questions about Data Week at CWML, please email medicaldata@yale.edu.     1. Research Data Management for the Health Sciences Monday, February 25 10:00 am - 11:00 am TCC Are you a modern researcher? The current capabilities... Read More

Black History Month at Yale

Feb 4, 2019

By Dana Haugh
In honor of Black History Month, Yale will celebrate with a series of book talks, panel discussions, presentations, readings, shows and more! To find a full list of campus events for the coming month, please visit the Black History Month website.

STAT Plus is here!

Jan 29, 2019

By Lindsay Barnett
The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, in partnership with the Lillian Goldman Law Library, has established a new subscription to STAT Plus!  What is STAT Plus? STAT Plus is STAT’s premium subscription service, which provides you with access to exclusive, in-depth pharma, biotech, life sciences, and policy coverage, keeping you on top of what's happening - as it happens. What does STAT Plus offer? On-the-spot analysis of market-moving news. A first look at early-stage research across the... Read More

Hot Chocolate Bar on January 31st!

Jan 24, 2019

By Dana Haugh
In celebration of Residents/Fellows Appreciation Week, the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library's Clinical Team will be hosting a Hot Chocolate Bar on Thursday 1/31/19. They will be hosting simultaneously afternoon events (approximately from 3:00p – 5:00p) at the York Street campus in the Residents’ Lounge (East Pavilion – EP 2729) and the Saint Raphael campus in the Residents' Lounge (MG28). 

New year, new classes!

Jan 17, 2019

By Caitlin Meyer
You may already know that the library often teaches workshops on EndNote and PubMed, but there is a lot more going on in our teaching spaces these days. This post will highlight five new events you’ll see popping up on the calendar more frequently. Head to the calendar to sign up! Introduction to R with Swirl with Sawyer Newman Learn about installing R, RStudio, and practice R using the R library Swirl! This hands-on workshop is for those who have no experience in R. After a brief... Read More

Resource Spotlight: Global Health

Jan 17, 2019

By Caitlin Meyer
  Welcome to Resource Spotlight! The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library provides access to an incredible array of databases, e-book collections, software and more. In this series of posts, we’ll be showcasing highlights from our collection. In this edition of Resource Spotlight, we’ll be looking at Global Health. Produced by CABI, an international not-for-profit organization focused on solving problems in agriculture and the environment, Global Health is the premier resource for public health... Read More