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Report from the field: Leveraging Diversity in Grey Literature

Feb 6, 2017

Like other staff at the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, I sometimes benefit from professional development support from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine. With their generous support, I participated in #GL18, Leveraging Diversity in Grey Literature, at the New York Academy of Medicine. Some key themes: First, from the perspective of the researcher: keep an open mind about the types of documents that might be relevant, or even essential, to a research question. Perhaps you could mine... Read More

Workshop: Increasing the Openness and Reproducibility of Your Research

Feb 3, 2017

Increasing the Openness and Reproducibility of Your Research Friday, March 3, 2017 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Yale Center for Research Computing AuditoriumThere are many actions researchers can take to increase the openness and reproducibility of their work. Please join us for a workshop from the Center for Open Science to learn easy, practical steps that increase research reproducibility. Participants will gain a foundation for incorporating reproducible, transparent practices into their current... Read More

Taylor & Francis unavailable January 26 from 6-10pm

Jan 24, 2017

Taylor & Francis Online will be undergoing routine database maintenance on Wednesday, January 26th from 6 PM to 10 PM EST. During this 4-hour window Taylor & Francis Online will not be available; please use the eLibrary to see if the content you need is available via another source.

Stay connected with Facebook!

Jan 24, 2017

Learn the latest from the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library by following us on Facebook. Get behind-the-scenes looks at our historical collections, invitations to our wide array of classes, information about our resources and services, and more! 

Calling all singers! Performance opportunity for a Medical Library event

Jan 24, 2017

Calling all singers! The Medical Library is seeking musicians to participate in a Musical Revue of works from our medically themed sheet music collection relating to WWI. Solo opportunities for all voice parts are available. Please contact Katie Hart if you are interested in participating: katherine.hart@yale.edu or 203-785-5352

Try the HappyLight energy lamp...

Jan 23, 2017

Winter Blues got you down? Try the HappyLight! The lamp is available for checkout at the circulation desk, for use within the library.

New exhibition: "Refugees, Immigrants, and Library Books for Soldiers: A Selection of World War l Posters from the Collections"

Jan 18, 2017

Curated by Susan Wheeler, this small exhibit reminds us of the impact of the war on non-combatants and the importance of attending to the emotional needs of soldiers.  The selections advertise relief organizations and services soliciting funds and materials.  World War l posters are well known for their beauty and effectiveness. These posters helped to raise over a hundred million dollars in relief funds and ten million library books.  This exhibition is on view in the hallway from January 25... Read More

New exhibition: "Yale Medicine Goes to War, 1917"

Jan 18, 2017

When America entered the First World War in April 1917, Yale University, including the Medical School, leapt into action.  From mobilizing a "first of its kind" Mobile Hospital Unit, No. 39, to research on the effects of chemical warfare, this exhibition explores the many ways that Yale Medical School faculty, researchers, and students contributed to the war effort at home and abroad.  The war diaries of Harvey Cushing, a pioneering neurosurgeon and Sterling Professor of Neurology at the Yale... Read More

Borrow Direct is down

Jan 12, 2017

Borrow Direct is down.  Library staff are working with the vendor to resolve the outage. In the interim, place an interlibrary loan request if you need material not held by Yale. 

Qlucore Omics Explorer: A new tool for discovering and exploring omics data

Jan 11, 2017

(by Rolando Garcia Milian) Qlucore Omics Explorer facilitates a dynamic, visualization-guided analysis of OMICs data, applicable to various phases of a discovery cycle. What differentiates Qlucore is the combination of speed, advanced analytics, seamless workflow, and simplicity. With Qlucore you can visualize, QC, apply statistics, and create publication-ready graphics, such as 3D Principal Component Analysis, heat maps, and various 2D plots. For biological exploration, GO and enrichment... Read More