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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

Join us for a reading of the U.S. Constitution

Sep 12, 2019

By Dana Haugh
On Tuesday, September 17th the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library will join Yale University Library in celebration of Constitution Day with a reading of the U.S. Constitution. The reading will take place from 12pm - 1:30pm at the entrance of the medical library. All are invited to listen and/or join in reciting this historic document. Free pocket-sized copies of the Constitution will also be available!  

Gracie visits on Wednesday

Sep 9, 2019

By Dana Haugh
Please note that Gracie the therapy dog will be joining us at the Cushing/Whitney Medical library on Wednesday 9/11/19 instead of Tuesday this week. 

Access to Ovid is Changing

Sep 6, 2019

By Dana Haugh
The method for accessing Ovid will change in Fall 2019. Users who want to keep saved searches or auto alerts must follow the steps below to migrate their account.   How to migrate your saved searches and auto alerts:    Follow the steps below or watch this video tutorial.   1. Go to the Ovid landing page   2. Select “Start Ovid”   3. Select “My Account” (top-right corner)   4. Select “Create Account”   5. When creating your account:  Your “Personal Account Name... Read More

Celebrating 10 Years of the Cushing Center

Sep 3, 2019

By Melissa Grafe
Exhibition curated by Terry Dagradi and Deborah Streahle The Medical Library celebrates the first decade of the Cushing Center with a special exhibition leading up the its anniversary. Throughout his career as a groundbreaking neurosurgeon, Dr. Cushing took detailed notes on what patients told him about their serious, often mysterious ailments. He had patients sit for diagnostic photos and sketches, and he followed up with them for years after treating them. With precision, he removed and... Read More

New Collection: The Hall-Benedict Drug Company Logbooks and Ledgers

Aug 30, 2019

By Katherine Isham
The Medical Historical Library is pleased to announce the addition of a new collection to our archives: The Hall-Benedict Drug Company Logbooks and Ledgers (Ms Coll 66), a collection of seventy-five volumes and six boxes, that documents the history of one of the oldest independent drug stores in Connecticut. The collection includes bound prescription logbooks and bound and loose financial ledgers from the Hall-Benedict Drug Company, which was in operation from 1909 to 1998 in the East Rock... Read More

Labor Day Hours

Aug 20, 2019

By Dana Haugh
The library will be open on September 2nd (Labor Day) from 11:00am - 4:00pm. We will reopen on Tuesday, September 3rd at 7:30am. As always, the 24/7 Computer and Study Room will remain open.

Grant Wood’s American Gothic Repurposed and Several Anti-Smoking Acquisitions

Aug 19, 2019

By Melissa Funaro
Grant Wood’s American Gothic Repurposed and Several Anti-Smoking Acquisitions on view now at the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library. “American Gothic” is one of the best known works by an American artist. Iowa native Grant Wood was inspired by the small town Iowan home in Gothic Revival style and asked his sister and his dentist to pose for the painting as father and daughter residents of the well kept property.   To many viewers of “American Gothic” the scene was, and is, interpreted as a... Read More

Room Reservations Now Live!

Aug 2, 2019

By Dana Haugh
You can now reserve group study rooms, meeting spaces, and classrooms in the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library (CWML) through https://rrs.yale.edu/. The CWML now offers five meeting rooms, one 125-seat classroom, and eight 16-seat classrooms. The E-level classrooms can be combined into three 32-seat classrooms. For a full list of bookable spaces, their features, and instructions on how to reserve them, please visit this page: Places to Study and Collaborate. These rooms may all be booked in... Read More