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Holly Grossetta Nardini appointed Associate Director

Dec 1, 2016

(by John Gallagher) Photo credit: JoAnne Wilcox Following a national search, the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library’s (CWML) own Holly Grossetta Nardini was appointed Associate Director of the library. Holly first joined the Yale University Library in 1992 as assistant to the University Librarian, Penny Abell. Two years later she transitioned to the CWML as reference librarian and as the library’s first webmaster. She left Yale in 1996 when she was selected as an Associate Fellow at the National... Read More

Library staff recognized with Lorimer Award

Nov 18, 2016

Photo credit: Michael Marsland Holly Grossetta Nardini, Jan Glover and Lei Wang accept the Linda Lorimer Award for Distinguished Service at the home of Yale University President Peter Salovey on November 10, 2016. The team was recognized for their innovative search tool, the Yale MeSH Analyzer, which streamlines the development of search strategies for the biomedical literature and has now been used 14,383 times since its release in October 2015.

Artist/Activist Sue Coe describes her HIV-AIDS drawings during a visit to Yale University

Oct 24, 2016

(by Susan Wheeler) Mary (and Sue) from Cushing/Whitney Medical Library on Vimeo. Sue Coe came to Yale for the opening of “The AIDS Suite, HIV-Positive Women in Prison and other works by artist/activist Sue Coe” on September 15 and gave an impromptu discussion of her drawings on display at the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library.  The exhibit, on view through January 18, introduces seven large drawings by Sue Coe selected from among thirteen drawings acquired by the Cushing/Whitney Medical... Read More

Reader's Advisory: "Darkness Visible," Depression Screening Month, and the Styron-Yale connection

Oct 17, 2016

"In depression this faith in deliverance, of ultimate restoration, is absent. The pain is unrelenting, and what makes the condition intolerable is the foreknowledge that no remedy will come—not in a day, an hour, a month, or a minute. It is hopelessness even more than pain that crushes the soul."  -- William Styron If you're a Yale Health patient, you probably received an email announcing "October is Depression Screening Month." Many, if not most, of the readers of this post will have either... Read More

New at Yale: Covidence, a tool for systematic reviewers

Oct 3, 2016

(by Holly Grossetta Nardini) The Library recently licensed a web-based tool to streamline the tedious task of producing systematic reviews. Covidence has an intuitive, easy-to-use interface that makes screening articles faster, while still following the recommended protocols for producing systematic reviews. It even works on mobile devices, allowing you to chip away at screening during small windows of time. To use Covidence, contact your medical librarian to open an account. At least one... Read More

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