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Book Swap! Oct. 3-14th, 2016

Sep 30, 2016

The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library is hosting a Book Swap from October 3rd to October 7th14th, 2017. Bring a book, leave a book..... This event is coordinated by the Library Staff Association (LiSA) as part of Yale Celebrate Sustainability week.

(2 X 2) 2 High-throughput Data Analysis Workshops X 2 on NCBI Public Databases.

Sep 19, 2016

Cushing/Whitney Medical Library has organized these four workshops, two of them on high-throughput data analysis tools and two on NCBI public databases. Although these are free and open to any Yale affiliate, registration is required due to limited seating.   Title:      NGS Data Analysis in Partek® Software: Onsite Workshop Registration: http://schedule.yale.edu/event/2819565 Description:    Morning Session (Overview, Hands On: Analysis on RNA-Seq Data): 9:00AM – 12:00PM Free access to Partek... Read More

’The AIDS Suite,’ HIV-Positive Women in Prison and Other Works by Artist/Activist Sue Coe

Sep 12, 2016

A drawing from "'The AIDS Suite,' HIV-Positive Women in Prison and Other Works by Artist/Activist Sue Coe" YaleNews recently profiled the Library's upcoming exhibition of “’The AIDS Suite,’ HIV-Positive Women in Prison and Other Works by Artist/Activist Sue Coe." As YaleNews' Mike Cummings reports, "The exhibit... features 27 drawings and prints by Coe, whose work has been published in The New York Times, The New Yorker, and Rolling Stone": Coe’s artwork is represented in the collections of... Read More

Fall Training Sessions on Bioinformatics at the Medical Library

Sep 6, 2016

The Yale Medical Library is offering a number of bioinformatics training session this Fall. These sessions are free and open to any Yale affiliate but registration is required due to limited seating. Please contact Rolando.milian@yale.edu  for questions or comments.   Title: The VERY Basics of the Unix Command Line Registration required: http://schedule.yale.edu/event/2800083 A lot of biomedical software programs do not come with a graphical user interface (GUI), and a Unix command-line... Read More

Mark your calendars: Our 75th Anniversary Celebration, October 5

Aug 30, 2016

The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library is celebrating our 75th anniversary with a special event on Wednesday, October 5, 2016, from 3-5pm in the Medical Historical Library. Stop by "The Medical Library at 75" exhibit, view videos and stories about the library collected this year, and take a selfie with Harvey Cushing. We hope you can join us!  Starting Wednesday, September 7, we are also launching our weekly "Find Harvey" challenge, with special prizes. Stay tuned for further details by liking our... Read More

Our therapy dog Finn's hours for fall 2016 (UPDATED September 6)

Aug 25, 2016

Our therapy dog Finn returns on Friday, September 2. Finn will be here most Fridays from 10am-noon noon-2pm, including: 9/2, 9/9, 9/23, 9/30, 10/14, 10/28, 11/4, 11/11, 11/18, 12/2, 12/9.  Finn is taking a couple of Fridays off, including 10/21 (October break) and 11/25 (Thanksgiving break). 

Tips for new students: Personal librarians, booking study rooms, and more

Aug 10, 2016

By Andy Hickner
This week the library welcomes incoming students.  We felt it was a good time to highlight a few links you might find handy as you start your studies at Yale. First, there's our personal librarian program.  Did you know every YSM, YSN, and YSPH student has a personal librarian?  Here's a video about the program that we love, made by YSM students back in 2009: Here are a few more links you might find useful: Booking group study or meeting rooms Off-campus access to online library... Read More

Back to School Supply Drive, August 8-August 22, 2016

Aug 9, 2016

Yale’s diversity affinity groups are partnering to collect donations of school supplies for elementary students in New Haven’s Brennan-Rogers Magnet School.  Please consider donating new supplies, such as: Binders No. 2 pencils Pens Notebook paper Erasers Rulers Scotch tape Markers Pocket folders The Library is hosting a drop box in the lobby.  For questions, please contact the Office of Diversity & Inclusion at (203) 432-9667.

Beneath the Surface: Watermarks and Flayed Figures in Cushing’s Manuscript of Jacob van der Gracht

Jul 26, 2016

(by Erin Travers*) Drawing after Jacob van der Gracht's Third Figure, Cushing Manuscript, Yale University. Early-18th century. Red and Black Chalk On the back of a letter from the antiquarian and bookseller Menno Hertzberger, dated 29 March 1927, Harvey Cushing recorded his observations concerning a manuscript of Jacob van der Gracht’s printed drawing book, the Anatomy of the outer parts of the human body (The Hague, 1634; Rotterdam, 1660), which had been sent to Boston from Amsterdam. This... Read More

The Library at 75: Remembering the first PC in the library

Jul 22, 2016

The First PC in the Library : Looking back as we celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library from Lei Wang on Vimeo. As part of our 75th anniversary commemorations, we recently sat down with retired Library Director Kenny Marone and Assistant Director Jan Glover to talk about some of their memories of decades past and to learn how the Library has changed over the years.  In this excerpt from their conversation, Kenny and Jan reminisce about when the first PC came to... Read More