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New Resources and Classes for Spring

Mar 18, 2019

By Caitlin Meyer
The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library is always working to build better collections and offer new and relevant educational programming. Keep reading to learn more about STAT Plus, MedOne Plastic Surgery, and a bunch of new classes you’ll be seeing on the calendar. New Resources Head to the Databases, Resources & Tools list to see the full range of materials available to you at Yale. Feel free to contact Lindsay Barnett with suggestions for new resources.  STAT Plus STAT Plus is STAT’s... Read More

New Renovation Pictures

Mar 6, 2019

By Dana Haugh
We are in the final few months of the library's renovation project and the spaces are really starting to take shape. The drywall is almost entirely up and painting is scheduled to begin in the coming weeks. Please note that paint smells may drift into the reading rooms. As always if you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out to us here.

Explore Medieval and Renaissance Medical and Scientific Manuscripts

Mar 1, 2019

By Melissa Grafe
The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library is pleased to announce that our medieval and Renaissance manuscript collection is now online!  The effort to digitize the manuscripts and make them freely available worldwide was generously funded by the Arcadia Fund. The manuscripts contain early medical and scientific knowledge on a variety of topics, including surgery, gynecology, medicine, herbs and remedies, anatomy, healthful living, astronomy, and mathematics.  They are handwritten in Latin, Italian,... Read More

Finding Drug Information

Feb 27, 2019

By Caitlin Meyer
Despite the promise of tools like Quicksearch and the breadth of massive databases like Scopus, certain types of information simply cannot be found in one place. No need to fret, though! We've got you covered. This series of blog posts will serve as a home of recommended resources and searching tips for hard-to-find types of information. Have a suggestion for a subject? Shoot me an email!  Assembled by Alexandria Brackett Drug information -- what does that mean? It's an incredibly broad topic... Read More

Picturing Disability Technology

Feb 27, 2019

By Melissa Grafe
Our first 2018-19 Ferenc Gyorgyey fellow, Jaipreet Virdi, Ph.D., shares an aspect of her research on disability technology through photographs and postcards, with little help from Twitter… Picturing Disability Technology Written by Jaipreet Virdi* In a 2014 article, historian Katherine Ott expressed: “Both the artifacts owned and used by people with disabilities and those that are used upon them or that are encountered in life create possibilities, impose limits, assert political and... Read More

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