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Behind-the-scenes peek at the CWML renovation

Nov 15, 2018

By Katie Hart
The renovation is well underway! Demolition is completed, however that doesn’t mean the end of the noise. Be sure to grab a pair of earplugs at the circulation desk if you need them. The progress may not look like much now, but trust us, there will be beautiful and useful spaces come June. In the meantime, enjoy a behind-the-scenes peek at what is going on behind those renovation barriers.    The former information room has been gutted and is slowing becoming a flexible 125-seat teaching and... Read More

Simbonis Fellowship in Bioinformatics

Nov 12, 2018

By Dana Haugh
Simbonis Fellowship in Bioinformatics at the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library Yale University, New Haven, CT   Fixed Duration Position: 18 months from date of hire; non-renewable Yale University offers an exciting opportunity 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 include major art museums, theaters and music. New Haven is also a biotech and research hub... Read More

Common EndNote for Mac issues and how to solve them

Oct 17, 2018

By Caitlin Meyer
EndNote X8 on Mac computers can be finicky. We've collected some common issues Apple users experience and figured out how to solve them. If you are still struggling to get EndNote working well after you work through this page, feel free to sign up for an EndNote class, check out our EndNote tutorials, visit the walk-in IT help desk on the lower level of the medical library, or contact EndNote support.  “When I try to download the software, my computer says it can’t download it because it’s... Read More

30 Day Trial to STAT Plus!

Sep 24, 2018

By Lindsay Barnett
The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library is hosting a free 30 day trial to STAT Plus and would love your input!  To access this resource, visit the STAT Plus login page and sign up with your yale.edu or ynhh.org email address and a password of your choosing.  Your account will automatically be linked to the institutional trial.   What is STAT Plus? STAT Plus provides you with access to exclusive, in-depth pharma, biotech, life sciences, and policy coverage, keeping you on top of what's happening -... Read More

Demolition Begins!

Sep 11, 2018

By Katie Hart
Renovation partition walls have been built throughout the library and construction is officially underway! The library has been lucky so far in the noise department, however expect a large uptick in the overall construction noise during the weeks of September 17 and 24. Demolition will begin and construction noise will inevitably be disruptive in certain parts of the library. Construction ends before 3pm daily, so if you need some peace and quiet to study, try us in the evening. Apologies in... Read More

Finding Clinical Practice Guidelines

Sep 11, 2018

By Caitlin Meyer
Despite the promise of tools like Quicksearch and the breadth of massive databases like Scopus, certain types of information simply cannot be found in one place. No need to fret, though! We've got you covered. This series of blog posts will serve as a home of recommended resources and searching tips for hard-to-find types of information. Have a suggestion for a subject? Shoot me an email!  Written by Alexandria Brackett & Melissa Funaro The Institute of Medicine (IOM) defines clinical... Read More

Fall Class Highlights

Aug 31, 2018

By Caitlin Meyer
Are you looking to brush up on your basic literature searching skills? Trying to use PubMed or EndNote and encountering difficulties? Need to set up SciENcv? Our fall workshop calendar has everything you may need and more for a productive fall term. Read on for details or head straight to the class calendar. In addition to weekly PubMed and EndNote classes, here are some of the classes coming up this fall that any member of the Yale community is welcome to register for and attend:  Basic... Read More

New to the Collection: Check out new resources available from CWML

Aug 31, 2018

By Caitlin Meyer
The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library is constantly on the hunt for the latest and greatest resources to make available to our users. In addition to the typical  journals and books you would expect to see as part of a library’s collection, we also work to bring you tools, software, and learning modules. This semiannualseries of blog posts will highlight recent additions to the CWML collection.  Today, we’ll briefly talk about five resources now available to you:  Read by QxMD A user-friendly app... Read More

Construction Begins!!

Aug 29, 2018

By Kelly Perry
At last!  Wednesday, August 29th, construction begins.  The first item on the agenda is partition installation, which separates the library from the areas under renovation.  It will be noisy and disruptive at times during the coming months.  We apologize in advance for the inconvenience. Complimentary pairs of earplugs available at the Circulation Desk.        

Ten Facts to Know About Synthetic Cannabinoids

Aug 16, 2018

With the recent abundance of overdoses witnessed in downtown New Haven this week, the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library would like to pass on some information with regards to synthetic cannabinoids (source:  The American Journal of Medicine. 2016. 129(3): 240-244). 1.    Synthetic cannabinoids are not marijuana/cannabis     •    Collection of numerous laboratory chemicals that interact with the cannabinoid receptor in the brain to mimic marijuana. 2.    Synthetic cannabinoids are often more... Read More