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Get a $10 Blue State Gift Card

May 8, 2019

By Dana Haugh
*UPDATE: Registration is now closed. Thanks to all who signed up to participate!* Help us improve the library website by participating in a short, in-person website usability interview! We are re-evaluating the library website and looking to make changes that will enhance the website’s performance and provide a better browsing and discovery experience for our users. We are interested to hear your feedback about how the current library website meets, or doesn’t meet, your needs. The results of... Read More

Long Night Against Procrastination!

Apr 29, 2019

By Dana Haugh
The Long Night Against Procrastination is for students who want to get serious work done before finals. At this event, the library will provide a distraction-free, quiet environment for you to work... along with regular breaks for snacks!   Where: 3rd Floor Classrooms in Hope Building When: Tuesday, April 30 Time: 7 pm - midnight   Registration required - sign up here: http://schedule.yale.edu/event/5330794 ALL phones and personal communication devices (except laptops) will be... Read More

Job Posting: Systems and Applications Specialist

Apr 16, 2019

By Lei Wang
We are excited to announce an exciting opportunity at the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library. Come be a part of our team, or share with your friends!   Please use the following link to apply: http://bit.ly/yalemedlibjob    System and Application Specialist (requisition #49815BR)   Position Focus: Reporting to the Assistant Director of Technology and Innovation Services, the System and Application Specialist works with the rest of the Technology and Innovation... Read More

Resource Spotlight: Journal Citation Reports

Apr 16, 2019

By Caitlin Meyer
Welcome to Resource Spotlight! The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library provides access to an incredible array of databases, e-book collections, software and more. In this series of posts, we’ll be showcasing highlights from our collection. Choosing where to publish can be a difficult decision. Who writes in certain journals? Are they being read? Fortunately, Journal Citation Reports can help answer some of these questions. Published by Clarivate, the company that runs Web of Science, Journal... Read More

Wellness Room Open

Apr 2, 2019

By Dana Haugh
The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library Wellness Room is now open. Pop into the Morse Reading Room, Room 113B to recharge, reconnect, and relax in a space dedicated to tranquility.

Celebrate National Public Health Week 2019

Mar 25, 2019

By Kate Nyhan
Join Cushing/Whitney Medical Library to celebrate National Public Health Week 2019! We're hosting five hands-on workshops to improve your literature searching skills. Suggest a research question related to the themes by emailing public health librarian kate.nyhan@yale.edu. After any session, you'll be able to use special PubMed features to do fast, more effective literature searches about the topics you care about. Literature search handout Follow these links to register... Read More

March Madness at the Library!

Mar 24, 2019

By Dana Haugh
Stop by the library March 25 - 27 to watch your favorite library tools go head-to-head in the ultimate March Madness showdown! March 25 12:00 PM: Point of Care Tools - UpToDate vs. DynaMed Plus 12:30 PM: Literature Searches - PubMed vs. Ovid MEDLINE March 26 12:00 PM: Research Impact Tools - Web of Science vs Scopus 12:30 PM: Citation Management - EndNote vs. Zotero March 27 12:00 PM: Data Cleaning - OpenRefine vs. Excel 12:30 PM: Presentations Tools - Google Slides vs. Powerpoint

New Resources and Classes for Spring

Mar 18, 2019

By Caitlin Meyer
The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library is always working to build better collections and offer new and relevant educational programming. Keep reading to learn more about STAT Plus, MedOne Plastic Surgery, and a bunch of new classes you’ll be seeing on the calendar. New Resources Head to the Databases, Resources & Tools list to see the full range of materials available to you at Yale. Feel free to contact Lindsay Barnett with suggestions for new resources.  STAT Plus STAT Plus is STAT’s... Read More

New Renovation Pictures

Mar 6, 2019

By Dana Haugh
We are in the final few months of the library's renovation project and the spaces are really starting to take shape. The drywall is almost entirely up and painting is scheduled to begin in the coming weeks. Please note that paint smells may drift into the reading rooms. As always if you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out to us here.

Explore Medieval and Renaissance Medical and Scientific Manuscripts

Mar 1, 2019

By Melissa Grafe
The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library is pleased to announce that our medieval and Renaissance manuscript collection is now online!  The effort to digitize the manuscripts and make them freely available worldwide was generously funded by the Arcadia Fund. The manuscripts contain early medical and scientific knowledge on a variety of topics, including surgery, gynecology, medicine, herbs and remedies, anatomy, healthful living, astronomy, and mathematics.  They are handwritten in Latin, Italian,... Read More