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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.   

Cushing/Whitney Medical Library celebrates National Public Health Week

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

Yale School of Nursing jumps in USNWR rankings

Mar 14, 2017

In the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings, Yale School of Nursing (YSN) has risen 13 places to number 6 in the overall rankings, and is now ranked number 8 in its Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program.  Congratulations to our colleagues at YSN!  Click here to read more about how YSN performed in the USNWR rankings. 

Yale University closed Tuesday, March 14

Mar 13, 2017

Yale University, including Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, March 14, due to the forecast nor'easter.  We will re-open Wednesday morning at the usual time. Stay home and off the roads tomorrow, and see you Wednesday! 

Musical Revue

Mar 2, 2017

Friday, April 7 at 12:00 pm, Historical Library Cushing/Whitney Medical Library Come to the Medical Historical Library for a live musical revue of selections from our exhibit “Yale Medicine Goes to War, 1917.” Bring your lunches and enjoy the medically themed ballads and marches inspired by the nation’s entrance into World War I. Songs will be performed by library and development staff members, and doctors from the Medical School. Join us!    

69th Annual Lecture of the Associates of the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library

Feb 13, 2017

Please join us for the 69th Annual Lecture of the Associates of the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library. March 29th, 2017 at 4:00pm Reception to follow. “HIV/AIDS from A(labama) to Z(ambia): Research and response since 1981” Sten H. Vermund, M.D., Ph.D.  Anna M.R. Lauder Professor of Public Health Dean of Public Health Professor of Pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine  

Classes, consultations, and Cushing Center tour are cancelled today

Feb 9, 2017

All of today's scheduled classes, consultations, and the Cushing Center tour are canceled due to the blizzard. 

Love Your Data Week -- celebrate with us!

Feb 8, 2017

Love Your Data week is coming! Libraries at Yale are celebrating this international event to help researchers take better care of their data.  #LoveYourData events at Cushing/Whitney Medical Library Data Horror Stories -- Brown Bag Lunch, 2/13/2017Data Valentines -- 2/15/2017 On Tuesday you'll celebrated your loved ones; on Wednesday, you can celebrate your loved ones and zeroes! Create a Valentine to the dataset of your choice. Maybe you and your dataset have been growing together for many... Read More

Color Our Collections Week - 2017!

Feb 7, 2017

Just in case you missed our #ColorOurCollections week, fear not!  We've got you covered. Following the lead of the New York Academy of Medicine (please visit their website, which includes not only the CWML, but several other examples of coloring pages by numerous other libraries, museums, and universities), we have rendered some of our digital images into coloring pages.   To see our examples from this year and last, please click on the following links: The 2017 Cushing/Whitney Medical Library... Read More