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(RESOLVED) YaleLinks not showing up in PubMed

May 15, 2017

Update: As of Monday afternoon the problem appears to have been resolved. YaleLinks are currently not showing up in PubMed.  We will update this page when more information becomes available.  In the meantime, please use our eJournals to find online content, or request a PDF if the article is not available online. 

Upcoming Renovations in the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library

May 12, 2017

By Andy Hickner
(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

Moral Judgment in Evaluating Disease: Some Pictures for Discussion

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

Join our team! Now recruiting a Research and Education Librarian

Apr 6, 2017

By Judy Spak
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

#SteppingOutAtYale – APHA’s #1BillionSteps Challenge, Library Edition

Mar 30, 2017

By Kate Nyhan
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

Flo Gillich retires from the Medical Historical Library

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

IPA downtime notice March 31-April 2

Mar 27, 2017

Due to product updates, IPA will be unavailable from 8pm on Friday, March 31 through Sunday, April 2 at 3pm. 

DocCom temporarily out of service

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. 

3 new articles on scholarly publishing you ought to read

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

Cushing Center closed on March 23-24

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.