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Apr 3, 2018

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 new 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!  Despite being the primary site of scholarly conversation in the sciences, not all disciplines revolve... Read More

New exhibition on the Early Modern Pharmacy, 1500-1800

Mar 27, 2018

The Historical Library is please to announce our newest exhibition: The Early Modern Pharmacy: Drugs, Recipes, and Apothecaries, 1500-1800 April 2nd-July 5th, 2018 What did a pharmacy look like in Europe, between 1500 and 1800? What kind of activities took place within its walls? Who were the pharmacists? What kind of drugs did they make, and where did the ingredients come from? This exhibit, organized by the students in Professor Paola Bertucci's undergraduate seminar Collecting Nature and... Read More

Dermatology Grand Rounds in the Historical Library

Mar 22, 2018

Dermatology Grand Rounds in the Historical Library Wednesday, April 4, 2018 Viewing  8:00 - 9:00 am      Discussion  9:00 - 10:15 am. Jean Bolognia, M.D., and Irwin Braverman, M.D., will present nine patients of Dr. Peter Parker (YC 1831, YMS 1834) as portrayed in the Historical Library’s paintings by Lam Qua.   A medical missionary, Parker founded a hospital in Canton and commissioned portraits (1836-1855) of over one hundred patients, many of whom had large tumors. In 1888, he bequeathed his... Read More

Census Panel Discussion: Recap and Additional Resources

Mar 20, 2018

By Lindsay Barnett
Update: On Monday, March 26th, the Commerce Department announced that the 2020 Census will reinstate the citizenship question for the first time in 70 years.  Our panelists discussed some of the dire and far-reaching consequences a Census undercount can have on public and economic health, as well as political representation.  A number of states are planning legal action in response to this decision.  See "What Can We Do?" below for a list of organizations advocating for a fair and trustworthy... Read More

It's March Madness at Cushing/Whitney Medical Library!

Mar 16, 2018

Join us March 21st and 22nd for March Madness at Cushing/Whitney Medical Library.  We'll be offering special classes comparing popular library resources. What tool or database has what it takes to win it all?  All classes are free and will be held in SHM L 103, also known as the TCC or computer classroom. Schedule:  Research Impact Scopus vs Web of Science Wednesday, March 21st at 1:00PM Both Scopus and Web of Science offer access to huge amounts of literature, track citations, offer... Read More

Resource Spotlight: Incidence & Prevalence Database

Mar 14, 2018

By Caitlin Meyer
Welcome to Resource Spotlight! The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library provides access to an incredible array of databases, e-book collections, software and more. In this series of posts, we’ll be showcasing highlights from our collection. In this edition of Resource Spotlight, we’ll be looking at the Incidence & Prevalence Database (IPD). Made available by Clarivate Analytics, IPD is a compendium of global epidemiological data from hundreds of sources. The collection of data is intended to... Read More

High-Performance Workstation at the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library

Mar 9, 2018

The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library offers a high-performance workstation with a suite of licensed and open source tools, such as BRB-Array Tools, Cytoscape, and Qlucore, to process, manage, analyze, and visualize data in a variety of formats. Available to anyone with a Yale netID, this workstation can be used for high-throughput data analysis, such as next-generation sequencing (NGS) data analysis and any other type of data that requires powerful computing capabilities. The computer is located... Read More

Karger Journals unavailable though YaleLinks

Mar 8, 2018

There is currently a problem accessing Karger journal content through YaleLinks.  While these journals are not available through YaleLinks or the library catalog, they are still accessible through Quicksearch.  We are working to resolve this problem.  Please contact Lindsay Barnett (lindsay.barnett@yale.edu) with questions.

Job Posting: Data Librarian for the Health Sciences

Mar 7, 2018

(by Judy Spak) We are excited to announce a newly created opportunity at the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library. Come be a part of our team, or share with your friends! Data Librarian for the Health Sciences, Medical Library (requisition #48291BR) In an ever-changing, data-intensive environment, the Data Librarian is an enthusiastic, user-centered individual who will be responsible for the design of the library’s data support program, working collaboratively with others at Yale involved in data... Read More

Endangered Data Week at CWML - Schedule of Events!

Feb 20, 2018

Join us the week of February 26 - March 2 as we discuss datasets in danger of being lost or repressed and explore preservation strategies!     Biomedical Data Repositories Workshop Monday, 2/26, 4-5pm So you want to put your research data into a repository. Maybe you anticipate citations and credit from other researchers; maybe you practice open science; maybe data sharing is required by your journal or funder. In this workshop, Research and Education Librarian Kate Nyhan, Access Services/... Read More