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Online Services & Resources from the Medical Library

11 March 2020 - 1:53pm by Dana Haugh

Updated: 4/2/20 at 8:53am

Library staff are here to support you even though the medical library and 24/7 room are closed. Please watch this space for updates and learn about the services we can offer you virtually below.   

Virtual Support from Your Librarian 

Please email your departmental librarian or personal librarian for support or to schedule a consultation by phone or Zoom. 

For general questions, contact AskYaleMedicalLibrary@yale.edu. You can speak to a librarian on our virtual reference desk through the link on our website. Research librarians are available daily from 8am-8pm.

Remote Access

Remote access to our vast electronic resources is available to the Yale and YNHH community regardless of your location. For instructions on how to connect remotely, visit: https://library.medicine.yale.edu/services/library-technology/remote

Scanning Articles and Book Chapters

Yale Library has suspended scanning and digitization operations. We will continue to process interlibrary loan requests for articles and chapters will continue however, the fulfillment of these requests is dependent on partner libraries remaining open. Please prioritize requests that are the most urgent for your courses, research, policy decisions, and patient care. Submit interlibrary loan requests

Books

At this time, checking out books, physical interlibrary loan of books, and BorrowDirect are suspended. Please keep any books you may have in your possession. All Yale library books have been renewed until September 15, 2020.

Board Review Materials and Expanded Collections

Board review materials and access to expanded collections currently licensed by the medical library. (Frequently updated as we acquire more resources)

COVID-19 Literature Library

The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library has developed a public collection of COVID-19 citations to aid the research and clinical practice missions of the Yale Schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing and the Yale New Haven Hospital. The collection, accessible through a public Zotero library (no account required), includes daily updates from PubMed, ClinicalTrials.gov, Disaster Lit, and preprints* from bioRxiv and medRxiv. 

Comprehensive COVID-19 literature library

Clinician Information & Consumer Health

A research guide curated by medical librarians with resources for consumer health and clinically-focused guidelines and latest news. 

Online Resources for History of Medicine

This guide provides a starting point for researchers inside and outside of Yale to find history of medicine resources online.

Online Classes, Tutorials and Guides

Freely Accessible Literature on COVID-19

Many publishers are offering free access to literature on the COVID-19 pandemic: