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Black History Month at Yale

Feb 4, 2019

By Dana Haugh
In honor of Black History Month, Yale will celebrate with a series of book talks, panel discussions, presentations, readings, shows and more! To find a full list of campus events for the coming month, please visit the Black History Month website.

STAT Plus is here!

Jan 29, 2019

By Lindsay Barnett
The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, in partnership with the Lillian Goldman Law Library, has established a new subscription to STAT Plus!  What is STAT Plus? STAT Plus is STAT’s premium subscription service, which provides you with access to exclusive, in-depth pharma, biotech, life sciences, and policy coverage, keeping you on top of what's happening - as it happens. What does STAT Plus offer? On-the-spot analysis of market-moving news. A first look at early-stage research across the... Read More

Hot Chocolate Bar on January 31st!

Jan 24, 2019

By Dana Haugh
In celebration of Residents/Fellows Appreciation Week, the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library's Clinical Team will be hosting a Hot Chocolate Bar on Thursday 1/31/19. They will be hosting simultaneously afternoon events (approximately from 3:00p – 5:00p) at the York Street campus in the Residents’ Lounge (East Pavilion – EP 2729) and the Saint Raphael campus in the Residents' Lounge (MG28). 

New year, new classes!

Jan 17, 2019

By Caitlin Meyer
You may already know that the library often teaches workshops on EndNote and PubMed, but there is a lot more going on in our teaching spaces these days. This post will highlight five new events you’ll see popping up on the calendar more frequently. Head to the calendar to sign up! Introduction to R with Swirl with Sawyer Newman Learn about installing R, RStudio, and practice R using the R library Swirl! This hands-on workshop is for those who have no experience in R. After a brief... Read More

Resource Spotlight: Global Health

Jan 17, 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. In this edition of Resource Spotlight, we’ll be looking at Global Health. Produced by CABI, an international not-for-profit organization focused on solving problems in agriculture and the environment, Global Health is the premier resource for public health... Read More

Library closing early on January 23

Jan 9, 2019

By Dana Haugh
Please be aware that on January 23, 2019, the library's hours will be 7:30am - 11:00pm. The entire library, including the 24/7 room, will be closed from 11:00pm January 23rd until 7:30am January 24th due to electrical work. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please see the following page for information on how to access library resources from off-campus: Off-Campus Access

Free 30 Day Trial to BMJ Best Practice!

Jan 2, 2019

By Lindsay Barnett
The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library is now hosting a free 30 day trial to BMJ Best Practice!   BMJ Best Practice is an evidence-based point of care resource that supports clinical decision making. This tool is uniquely structured around the patient consultation and provides users with step-by-step guidance on prevention, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis. The database includes information on thousands of diagnoses and diagnostic tests and over 6,700 diagnostic and treatment guidelines, in... Read More

CWML Annual Report Available!

Dec 19, 2018

By Dana Haugh
The 2017-2018 Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library Annual Report is now available! The past year has been an exciting and dynamic one and we hope you enjoy reviewing the accomplishments of our team. Our staff is committed to our constituents and to supporting the clinical, research, and education missions of the Medical Center.

DOI/Persistent Link Creation Through Yale ITS

Dec 10, 2018

By Sawyer Newman
Did you know that Yale ITS offers a persistent linking service?  Persistent linking is available to anyone in the Yale community with an active NetID at no cost to the requestor. A DOI is a unique identifier that provides a persistent link to an object on the Internet. This persistant linking service can be used to create DOIs.  Learn more about this service through ITS here.  Place a request to create or update a persistant link here.   What are DOIs? DOI stands for Digital Object... Read More

Say hi to new staff!

Dec 7, 2018

By Caitlin Meyer
The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library has brought four new staff members on board in the past few months. We're excited about the customer service, new programs, user-friendly technology development, and access to archival materials that will come about with the addition of these four talented people to our roster. In Access and Delivery Services, we welcome Lisa Sanders as a new Library Services Assistant. Lisa comes to us from the New Haven Public Library.  On the Research and Education Team,... Read More