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Jan 24, 2017

Learn the latest from the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library by following us on Facebook. Get behind-the-scenes looks at our historical collections, invitations to our wide array of classes, information about our resources and services, and more! 

Calling all singers! Performance opportunity for a Medical Library event

Jan 24, 2017

Calling all singers! The Medical Library is seeking musicians to participate in a Musical Revue of works from our medically themed sheet music collection relating to WWI. Solo opportunities for all voice parts are available. Please contact Katie Hart if you are interested in participating: katherine.hart@yale.edu or 203-785-5352

Try the HappyLight energy lamp...

Jan 23, 2017

Winter Blues got you down? Try the HappyLight! The lamp is available for checkout at the circulation desk, for use within the library.

New exhibition: "Refugees, Immigrants, and Library Books for Soldiers: A Selection of World War l Posters from the Collections"

Jan 18, 2017

Curated by Susan Wheeler, this small exhibit reminds us of the impact of the war on non-combatants and the importance of attending to the emotional needs of soldiers.  The selections advertise relief organizations and services soliciting funds and materials.  World War l posters are well known for their beauty and effectiveness. These posters helped to raise over a hundred million dollars in relief funds and ten million library books.  This exhibition is on view in the hallway from January 25... Read More

New exhibition: "Yale Medicine Goes to War, 1917"

Jan 18, 2017

When America entered the First World War in April 1917, Yale University, including the Medical School, leapt into action.  From mobilizing a "first of its kind" Mobile Hospital Unit, No. 39, to research on the effects of chemical warfare, this exhibition explores the many ways that Yale Medical School faculty, researchers, and students contributed to the war effort at home and abroad.  The war diaries of Harvey Cushing, a pioneering neurosurgeon and Sterling Professor of Neurology at the Yale... Read More

Borrow Direct is down

Jan 12, 2017

Borrow Direct is down.  Library staff are working with the vendor to resolve the outage. In the interim, place an interlibrary loan request if you need material not held by Yale. 

Qlucore Omics Explorer: A new tool for discovering and exploring omics data

Jan 11, 2017

(by Rolando Garcia Milian) Qlucore Omics Explorer facilitates a dynamic, visualization-guided analysis of OMICs data, applicable to various phases of a discovery cycle. What differentiates Qlucore is the combination of speed, advanced analytics, seamless workflow, and simplicity. With Qlucore you can visualize, QC, apply statistics, and create publication-ready graphics, such as 3D Principal Component Analysis, heat maps, and various 2D plots. For biological exploration, GO and enrichment... Read More

Track drugs from bench to patient with Pharmaprojects

Jan 10, 2017

The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library has recently licensed Pharmaprojects from Informa PLC.  Pharmaprojects lets researchers track the progress of drugs from bench to patient by exploring drug development by global and country development status, and therapeutic class status. This database covers the progress of new drug candidates as they enter commercial pharmaceutical research and development programs, and tracks their progress from early preclinical development right up to market launch, or... Read More

Technical issues on the Taylor & Francis Online platform

Jan 10, 2017

Taylor & Francis Online is currently experiencing technical issues, which may affect access for some customers. According to T&F, they are working on it as highest priority and will continue to keep customers updated. These issues are on-going; Library staff working with the vendor to get a precise understanding of these issues and to get a timeline on correcting them. If you run into a problem accessing content from Taylor & Francis, please send an email to e-resprob@mailman.yale.... Read More

Join our team! Now recruiting a Clinical Librarian

Dec 20, 2016

We're hiring! Join our team, or share this link with colleagues who may be interested.   Position details: Clinical Librarian The Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library Yale University New Haven, CTRequisition:  41152BRwww.yale.edu/jobs 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 include two major art... Read More