May 12, 2017
(by John Gallagher) Beginning in December the Medical Library is going to undergo some exciting and significant renovations. The library’s sky-lit Information Room will be repurposed to accommodate a 126-seat team-based learning classroom. Six classrooms will replace un-utilized stacks space on the lower level. Two additional classrooms, several small group study rooms, and an Information Commons equipped with 24 dual-monitor workstations, will round out the changes on the lower level. When... Read More
Apr 21, 2017
Curated by David K. Dupee and Melinda Wang, M.D. Candidates, Class of 2020, Yale School of Medicine, this new exhibit in the hallway, is a collaboration of the Program for Humanities in Medicine and the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library. By virtue of its ubiquity, we all practice moral judgment at some degree long before developing an aptitude for clinical evaluation. Ideas of how a "good" person should look and act, reside within us and subtly impact the way that we perceive those around us.... Read More
Apr 6, 2017
We're hiring! Join our team, or share this link with colleagues who may be interested. Position details: Research and Education Librarian The Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library Yale University New Haven, CT Requisition: 42608BR bit.ly/ResEdLibrarian 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... Read More
Mar 30, 2017
Cushing/Whitney Medical Library loves public health, and so we’re celebrating National Public Health Week with the American Public Health Association. In the first week of April, you can enjoy daily public health-themed literature workshops and daily social media postings of our favorite public health posters from the Medical Historical Library. But wait, there’s more! Are you part of APHA’s #1BillionSteps Challenge, encouraging everyone to do consistent physical activity? Would you like to... Read More
Mar 29, 2017
(by Melissa Grafe) Florence Gillich retired this week after 18 1/2 years of service. Before coming to the Medical Historical Library, Flo began working at Yale in 1998 as a Media Technician for the School of Nursing, assisting patrons with audiovisual requests and instructional media services. Flo also worked to digitize materials, something she carried into her job at the Medical Historical Library. Flo joined the Medical Historical Library Library in 2005 as our Historical Library Assistant... Read More
Mar 27, 2017
Due to product updates, IPA will be unavailable from 8pm on Friday, March 31 through Sunday, April 2 at 3pm.
Mar 24, 2017
DocCom is temporarily out of service and does not have an ETA for restoration of service. We will post updates here as they become available.
Mar 23, 2017
The latest issue of The Economist includes 3 articles focused on issues you should be aware of as you seek to publish your research. "Assessing the Importance of Scientific Work" discusses the development of altmetrics and profiles 2 companies working in the field. "The Findings of Medical Research are Disseminated Too Slowly" looks at how the old model of scientific research locked up behind paywalls is changing, as funders such as the Gates Foundation begin to require its grantees to make... Read More
Mar 20, 2017
The Cushing Center will be closed for cleaning and exhibit installation on Thursday, March 23 - Friday, March 24. There will be no tours or public access to the center. The Cushing Center will reopen to the public on Saturday, March 25. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Mar 15, 2017
The first week of April is National Public Health Week. Here at the medical library, we’re teaching literature searching workshops with a public health theme – every day! Check out our April calendar to see all our National Public Health Week Edition workshops, or click on these links to register. Everyone is welcome! And don't forget that you can also celebrate National Public Health Week, and win prizes, with the #SteppingOutAtYale #1BillionSteps Challenge! Hands-on PubMed – National Public... Read More