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ORCID: Connecting Research and Researchers

20 February 2014 - 3:26pm by Lynn Sette

Have a common name?  Or have you changed your name?  Or your institutional affiliation over your career? Now you can make your research easier to find.  ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) provides a universal, 16-digit unique identifier that links your publications/research activities to you.

You will start to come across ORCID during publication activities like manuscript and grant submissions.  Register now to help insure that your work is associated with the correct person.

orcid.org

National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) BioSystems Database

28 October 2013 - 10:18am by Lynn Sette

A biosystem or biological system is a group of molecules that interact in a biological system. One type of biosystem is a biological pathway, which can consist of interacting genes, proteins, and small molecules. Another type of biosystem is a disease, which can involve components such as genes, biomarkers, and drugs.

Nursing at 90

19 September 2013 - 4:05pm by Lynn Sette

A celebration of the Yale School of Nursing Alumni. The exhibit highlights the contributions of the Nursing program and its graduates to Yale, the profession, and the world. Curated by Janene Batten with the help of Melissa Grafe.  On view in the Medical Library foyer until January 10, 2014.

Grant Forward

16 September 2013 - 12:39pm by Lynn Sette

Need funding?  Get acquainted with a new funding opportunities search engine, Grant Forward.  Use the Researcher Profiles feature to upload your research interests, publication history, and CV.

Clinical Evidence

16 August 2013 - 1:14pm by Lynn Sette

Clinical Evidence is an international database of high-quality, rigorously developed systematic overviews assessing the benefits and harms of treatments,  a suite of EBM resources.

What is EBM?

Simply put, evidence-based medicine (EBM) means applying current best evidence to clinical decision making.  In practice, this means integrating that evidence with individual clinical expertise and the needs and values of patients.

Scopus Tips

22 July 2013 - 12:09pm by Lynn Sette

Scopus is a large database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources. Broad coverage from Europe, Latin America, and the Asia Pacific region.  100% coverage of Medline titles.

Searching

1) Search for: main search window, enter topic to search

2) Search items: pull-down menu allows search by item (author, language…) – can also use tabs

New Reading Room

16 April 2013 - 1:57pm by Lynn Sette

After a complete remodeling, the Medical Historical Library's office and new secure reading room is officially open.  Our new public hours will be from 10-noon, and 1-4:30, Monday through Friday.

Clinical Key

2 April 2013 - 11:51am by Lynn Sette

A Great New Resource to Try!

ClinicalKey includes all of this and more:

  • Medical and Surgical Clinics of North America
  • First Consult point-of-care clinical monographs
  • Procedures Consult content and associated videos
  • Clinical Pharmacology drug monographs
  • More medical and surgical journals and books
  • And over 9,000 medical and surgical videos

Here’s how to use it:

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