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Borrow Direct outage Saturday, February 20

Feb 17, 2016

Tomorrow, Saturday, February 20th, at 10am, there will be a service outage for a number of Yale University Library (YUL) systems. The outage will include Borrow Direct and last approximately 2 hours. This outage is necessary to do perform routine maintenance on one of YUL servers.

75 Years of Cushing/Whitney Medical Library: The Rotunda

Feb 16, 2016

(By Melissa Grafe)     Walk past the Circulation desk at the entrance of the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library and down the corridor displaying art from the Prints, Drawings, and Posters collection. Coming out of the corridor, you enter the Rotunda, the heart of the library.  The Rotunda of the Medical Library honors famed neurosurgeon and bibliophile Dr. Harvey Cushing (1869-1939).  When Cushing, along with Yale physiologist John Fulton and Swiss tuberculosis expert Arnold Klebs,... Read More

Deaf exhibit tour taking place as scheduled today

Feb 5, 2016

Despite the inclement weather, today's tour of the Deaf exhibition is still taking place. For further details, click here.

Embase: A strong source for international and drug literature

Feb 4, 2016

Embase is a database covering international biomedical literature from 1974 to the present. All MEDLINE records are included in Embase, as well as over 5 million records not covered in MEDLINE.  Embase is especially strong in its coverage of drug therapy, pharmaceutical research, and medical devices. Embase also provides a global perspective in medicine, with coverage of journals published in 90 countries. You can access Embase here or by clicking under "Highlighted Resources" on the Cushing/... Read More

Training Sessions for the Winter Semester at the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library

Jan 29, 2016

The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library has prepared the following menu of training sessions for the winter semester. It includes training on how to do literature search, patent search, use of Cytoscape, genome browsers, EndNote, systematic reviews, functional analysis, variant annotation, and more. Since seating is limited, please register to reserve yours by following the links next to each session. Please contact Vermetha Polite vermetha.polite@yale.edu for questions or comments on these... Read More

Cushing/Whitney Medical Library 75th Anniversary Kickoff

Jan 25, 2016

(by Janene Batten) Over the course of 2016, the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library will be celebrating 75 years since its founding.   The Medical Library’s anniversary kick-off event on Friday was a great success. Harvey Cushing himself made a special appearance. He was available for photographs with everyone, including these 3 students. Everyone enjoyed the cake, which featured the Library’s 75th logo.  The Library has also begun to collect audio snippets of people's... Read More

Call for donations of Second Year Show videos/DVDs

Jan 25, 2016

The Medical Historical Library is looking for videos/DVDs for the Medical School’s Second Year Shows.  We tend to get requests for the shows on at least yearly, when the current Second Year Show is in production. While we have some of the shows, we don’t own the last few years (2011-2015) and very little before 2005.  If you own a Second Year show, please considering donating (or allowing us to make copies) of the show for our Archives.  

Winter 2016 exhibit: "Contra Cocaine and Other Works by Robbie Conal, Guerrilla Artist"

Jan 25, 2016

The powerful, gritty political posters of Robbie Conal are seen on city streets and the walls of major museums. This selection includes "Contra Cocaine," 1988, which addresses the introduction of crack cocaine into the U.S. via Los Angeles in the 1980s and "Freedom From Choice," 1992, on a woman's right to abortion information in publicly funded clinics. From Conal's series of political portraits, former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John Boehner... Read More

Finn Fridays are back in 2016

Jan 15, 2016

Finn the Therapy Dog will return this semester. Starting Friday, January 29th he will resume his regular schedule. Come take a break from 12pm-2pm and visit Finn and his friend Krista Knudson in the library foyer. Note: Finn will be on vacation: February 12, March 11, 18, and 25.

Contest Winners for "Discovering the Beauty of Science"

Jan 13, 2016

(by Rolando Garcia Milian and Terry Dagradi) Last summer we invited Yale biomedical researchers (undergrads, graduate students, postdocs, faculty, associate researchers, etc.) to share results from their work where they felt the images produced in search of science crossed over to art.  We thank all of you who submitted and appreciate your willingness to share with the community.  The images were reviewed by a committee including New Haven sculptor Gar Waterman, Sarah Fritchey (Curator /... Read More