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CWML Announces Public Collection of COVID-19 Citations

Mar 19, 2020

By Caitlin Meyer
The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library is excited to share that it 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 this public Zotero library (no account required), includes daily updates from PubMed, ClinicalTrials.gov, Disaster Lit, and preprints* from bioRxiv and medRxiv.  This project was developed at the... Read More

Board Review Materials and Expanded Collections

Mar 18, 2020

By Dana Haugh
As most curricula are being adapted to online settings, the Medical Library is looking into licensing resources that will accommodate students’ continuing education needs, especially board prep materials. Below is a list of resources the library currently licenses. We will continue to update this list as new materials are acquired.  Contact Lindsay Barnett, lindsay.barnett@yale.edu, with any questions about accessing these resources or to recommend additional collections. Board... Read More

Bioinformatic Analysis Support during COVID-19

Mar 15, 2020

By Nur-Taz Rahman
As you are likely aware, the recent global spread of the COVID-19 virus is causing disruptions in schedules, conferences, meetings etc. The Bioinformatics Support Program at the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library is no exception and we are moving almost all our services online. Below is a concise guidance on how you can continue working with us for your bioinformatics questions and analysis needs.   Consultations: Please reach out to us for consultations as usual, through email (nur-taz... Read More

Online Services & Resources from the Medical Library

Mar 11, 2020

By Dana Haugh
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 specialty's librarian or personal librarian (students) 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... Read More

Call for Submissions: Discovering the Beauty of OMICS Data

Mar 5, 2020

By Nur-Taz Rahman
You may not consider yourself an artist, however, there are times when research and experiments in OMICS lead to incredibly beautiful visual results. To celebrate National DNA day (April 25, 2020) we invite all biomedical researchers at Yale to participate in “Discovering the Beauty of OMICS Data” by submitting up to two of your favorite images. Please share the visual results of your work – where science crosses over to art.   Submit your images for a chance to win!  ... Read More

Bioinformatics Support Office Hours are BACK!!!

Mar 4, 2020

By Nur-Taz Rahman
March 19th, 2020, 11:00am - 1:00pm Bioinformatics Support Office Hours are on Zoom: https://yale.zoom.us/j/181686658 (telephone audio: 203-432-9666) Join to: ask a quick question about your OMICS data analysis  review your analysis workflow troubleshoot R scripts improve graphs or run statistical test on PRISM ***When you join Zoom, you will be in a virtual "waiting room." I will add you to the "office hour" as soon as possible. If you find yourself waiting, it is... Read More

Disability, Disability Activism, and the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Mar 4, 2020

By Melissa Grafe
Thirty years ago, the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became law, prohibiting discrimination against people with disabilities in all areas of public life, including employment, schools, transportation, and public spaces.  This exhibition explores disability and disability activism leading up to the passage of the ADA in July 1990.  At a local level, the exhibition discusses disability activism at Yale today, focusing on multiple groups advocating for change across Yale's system... Read More

New Exhibition: The Enduring Appeal of “The Doctor”

Feb 10, 2020

By Katherine Isham
Curated by Katherine Isham The Medical Historical Library announces a new exhibition in our reading room: “The Enduring Appeal of ‘The Doctor’” featuring recent gifts from medical historian Bert Hansen, Ph.D. “The Doctor,” painted by Sir Luke Fildes in 1891, has been a popular and influential image in the history of medicine for more than a century. The painting of a Victorian doctor attending a sick child in a poor workman’s cottage held great appeal for the general public, who responded to... Read More

Job Posting: System and Application Specialist

Jan 31, 2020

By Lei Wang
We are excited to announce an exciting opportunity at the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library. Come be a part of our team, or share with your friends!   System and Application Specialist To apply, please visit this page: http://bit.ly/cwml-sas-job Position Focus: Reporting to the Assistant Director of Technology and Innovation Services, the System and Application Specialist works with the rest of the Technology and Innovation Services team to design, develop, improve, maintain and secure the... Read More

Understanding the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Jan 29, 2020

By Janene Batten
The respiratory illness COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus currentlty affecting thousands of individuals. The virus was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China but has since spread to a number of international locations, including the United States. The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Protection) describes coronaviruses as "a large family of viruses that are common in many different species of animals, including camels, cattle, cats, and bats. Rarely, animal coronaviruses can... Read More