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Join our team! Now recruiting a Research and Education Librarian

Apr 6, 2017

We're hiring! Join our team, or share this link with colleagues who may be interested.   Position details: Research and Education Librarian The Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library Yale University New Haven, CT Requisition:  42608BRbit.ly/ResEdLibrarian Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut.  Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that... Read More

#SteppingOutAtYale – APHA’s #1BillionSteps Challenge, Library Edition

Mar 30, 2017

Cushing/Whitney Medical Library loves public health, and so we’re celebrating National Public Health Week with the American Public Health Association. In the first week of April, you can enjoy daily public health-themed literature workshops and daily social media postings of our favorite public health posters from the Medical Historical Library. But wait, there’s more! Are you part of APHA’s #1BillionSteps Challenge, encouraging everyone to do consistent physical activity? Would you like to... Read More

Flo Gillich retires from the Medical Historical Library

Mar 29, 2017

(by Melissa Grafe) Florence Gillich retired this week after 18 1/2 years of service. Before coming to the Medical Historical Library, Flo began working at Yale in 1998 as a Media Technician for the School of Nursing, assisting patrons with audiovisual requests and instructional media services. Flo also worked to digitize materials, something she carried into her job at the Medical Historical Library. Flo joined the Medical Historical Library Library in 2005 as our Historical Library Assistant... Read More

IPA downtime notice March 31-April 2

Mar 27, 2017

Due to product updates, IPA will be unavailable from 8pm on Friday, March 31 through Sunday, April 2 at 3pm. 

DocCom temporarily out of service

Mar 24, 2017

DocCom is temporarily out of service and does not have an ETA for restoration of service. We will post updates here as they become available. 

3 new articles on scholarly publishing you ought to read

Mar 23, 2017

The latest issue of The Economist includes 3 articles focused on issues you should be aware of as you seek to publish your research. "Assessing the Importance of Scientific Work" discusses the development of altmetrics and profiles 2 companies working in the field. "The Findings of Medical Research are Disseminated Too Slowly" looks at how the old model of scientific research locked up behind paywalls is changing, as funders such as the Gates Foundation begin to require its grantees to make... Read More

Cushing Center closed on March 23-24

Mar 20, 2017

The Cushing Center will be closed for cleaning and exhibit installation on Thursday, March 23 - Friday, March 24. There will be no tours or public access to the center. The Cushing Center will reopen to the public on Saturday, March 25. Sorry for the inconvenience.   

Cushing/Whitney Medical Library celebrates National Public Health Week

Mar 15, 2017

The first week of April is National Public Health Week. Here at the medical library, we’re teaching literature searching workshops with a public health theme – every day! Check out our April calendar to see all our National Public Health Week Edition workshops, or click on these links to register. Everyone is welcome! And don't forget that you can also celebrate National Public Health Week, and win prizes, with the #SteppingOutAtYale #1BillionSteps Challenge! Hands-on PubMed – National Public... Read More

Yale School of Nursing jumps in USNWR rankings

Mar 14, 2017

In the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings, Yale School of Nursing (YSN) has risen 13 places to number 6 in the overall rankings, and is now ranked number 8 in its Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program.  Congratulations to our colleagues at YSN!  Click here to read more about how YSN performed in the USNWR rankings. 

Yale University closed Tuesday, March 14

Mar 13, 2017

Yale University, including Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, March 14, due to the forecast nor'easter.  We will re-open Wednesday morning at the usual time. Stay home and off the roads tomorrow, and see you Wednesday!