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Track drugs from bench to patient with Pharmaprojects

Jan 10, 2017

The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library has recently licensed Pharmaprojects from Informa PLC.  Pharmaprojects lets researchers track the progress of drugs from bench to patient by exploring drug development by global and country development status, and therapeutic class status. This database covers the progress of new drug candidates as they enter commercial pharmaceutical research and development programs, and tracks their progress from early preclinical development right up to market launch, or... Read More

Technical issues on the Taylor & Francis Online platform

Jan 10, 2017

Taylor & Francis Online is currently experiencing technical issues, which may affect access for some customers. According to T&F, they are working on it as highest priority and will continue to keep customers updated. These issues are on-going; Library staff working with the vendor to get a precise understanding of these issues and to get a timeline on correcting them. If you run into a problem accessing content from Taylor & Francis, please send an email to e-resprob@mailman.yale.... Read More

Join our team! Now recruiting a Clinical Librarian

Dec 20, 2016

We're hiring! Join our team, or share this link with colleagues who may be interested.   Position details: Clinical Librarian The Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library Yale University New Haven, CT Requisition:  41152BR www.yale.edu/jobs Yale University offers exciting opportunities 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 two major... Read More

Join our team! Now recruiting an Access Services/Clinical Librarian

Dec 20, 2016

We're hiring! Join our team, or share this link with colleagues who may be interested.   Position details: Access Services/Clinical Librarian The Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library Yale University New Haven, CT Requisition:  41137BR www.yale.edu/jobs Yale University offers exciting opportunities 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... Read More

A new look for the Library website, and changes to navigation

Dec 7, 2016

You've probably noticed the Library website has a new look.    We switched to a YaleSites theme, meaning that our website's look and feel will be more consistent with Yale University-wide branding.     We also implemented some changes to our site's navigation.  These include:  Renaming the “Research Help” the sub-menu as “Ask a Librarian” “Library Technology” links, including “Mobile Device Applications,” can now be found under the “Services” sub-menu. Finally, there are a... Read More

Holly Grossetta Nardini appointed Associate Director

Dec 1, 2016

(by John Gallagher) Photo credit: JoAnne Wilcox Following a national search, the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library’s (CWML) own Holly Grossetta Nardini was appointed Associate Director of the library. Holly first joined the Yale University Library in 1992 as assistant to the University Librarian, Penny Abell. Two years later she transitioned to the CWML as reference librarian and as the library’s first webmaster. She left Yale in 1996 when she was selected as an Associate Fellow at the National... Read More

Library staff recognized with Lorimer Award

Nov 18, 2016

Photo credit: Michael Marsland Holly Grossetta Nardini, Jan Glover and Lei Wang accept the Linda Lorimer Award for Distinguished Service at the home of Yale University President Peter Salovey on November 10, 2016. The team was recognized for their innovative search tool, the Yale MeSH Analyzer, which streamlines the development of search strategies for the biomedical literature and has now been used 14,383 times since its release in October 2015.

Artist/Activist Sue Coe describes her HIV-AIDS drawings during a visit to Yale University

Oct 24, 2016

(by Susan Wheeler) Mary (and Sue) from Cushing/Whitney Medical Library on Vimeo. Sue Coe came to Yale for the opening of “The AIDS Suite, HIV-Positive Women in Prison and other works by artist/activist Sue Coe” on September 15 and gave an impromptu discussion of her drawings on display at the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library.  The exhibit, on view through January 18, introduces seven large drawings by Sue Coe selected from among thirteen drawings acquired by the Cushing/Whitney Medical... Read More

Reader's Advisory: "Darkness Visible," Depression Screening Month, and the Styron-Yale connection

Oct 17, 2016

"In depression this faith in deliverance, of ultimate restoration, is absent. The pain is unrelenting, and what makes the condition intolerable is the foreknowledge that no remedy will come—not in a day, an hour, a month, or a minute. It is hopelessness even more than pain that crushes the soul."  -- William Styron If you're a Yale Health patient, you probably received an email announcing "October is Depression Screening Month." Many, if not most, of the readers of this post will have either... Read More

New at Yale: Covidence, a tool for systematic reviewers

Oct 3, 2016

(by Holly Grossetta Nardini) The Library recently licensed a web-based tool to streamline the tedious task of producing systematic reviews. Covidence has an intuitive, easy-to-use interface that makes screening articles faster, while still following the recommended protocols for producing systematic reviews. It even works on mobile devices, allowing you to chip away at screening during small windows of time. To use Covidence, contact your medical librarian to open an account. At least one... Read More