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Picturing Medical History: the Hansen gift

Oct 5, 2015

(Post authored by Melissa Grafe) The Medical Historical Library announces a new gift encompassing visual materials depicting medical practice, public health, disease, and more from the collection of Bert Hansen, Ph.D. Over a period of thirty years, Bert Hansen actively collected original materials to document and exhibit the visual record of public health and medical practice and research in America, primarily in graphics published in popular media.  Hansen has been teaching history at Baruch... Read More

October is National Medical Librarians Month!

Oct 5, 2015

(Written by John Gallagher, Interim Director) October is National Medical Librarians Month, a month to both celebrate and raise awareness of the important role of the health information professional. Indeed, medical librarians are an integral part of the healthcare team, and research demonstrates that librarian-led information services and resources improve clinical decision making and patient-care outcomes. Librarians also have a direct impact on the quality of research conducted, by helping... Read More

Founder's Day activities at the Medical Library

Oct 5, 2015

The Medical Library is hosting 2 events for Founder's Day, this Wednesday, Otober 7.   From 11-3 we will offer tours featuring the Cushing Center and our current exhibit, Historical Illustrations of Skin Disease. We will also have a visit from our therapy dog, Finn, from 11am-noon. For more info visit http://foundersday.yale.edu/events.

Get help with data from the Research Data Consultation Group

Sep 30, 2015

The Research Data Consultation Group is a collaborative, university-wide group created to provide consultation on data management best practices, implement data management services, and help link users to resources. The RDCG’s membership includes experts in data management, metadata, information technology, and preservation as well as domain expertise in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities. RDCG can, for example: assist in the creation and implementation of federally mandated data... Read More

Extended Library Hours! Opening 7:30 am Monday-Friday.

Sep 27, 2015

Starting Monday, October 5th, 2015 the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library will be opening at 7:30 am Monday through Friday! Sun and Moon, Hartmann Schedel's Nuremberg Chronicle, 1493

IPA unavailable this weekend

Sep 25, 2015

Due to product updates, IPA will be unavailable from 8PM EST on Friday, September 25th thru 3PM EST on Sunday, September 27th, 2015.

Digital Collections unavailable September 23, 7:30am-noon

Sep 17, 2015

The Medical Library's Digital Collections will undergo scheduled maintenance from 7:30am-noon on Wednesday, September 23.  During that time, they will be unavailable.  We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Fall exhibit: "Historical Illustrations of Skin Disease: Selections from the New Sydenham Society Atlas 1860-1884," opening September 17

Sep 10, 2015

Historical Illustrations of Skin Disease:  Selections from the New Sydenham Society Atlas 1860-1884 The Atlas of Skin Diseases was among the first publications undertaken, in 1859, by the New Sydenham Society.  Time-consuming and costly to produce, it was issued in seventeen parts over a period of twenty-four years.  In this exhibit, Yale dermatologists Jean Bolognia and Irwin Braverman present the celebrated nineteenth century illustrations to a current clinical audience, making a relevant... Read More

Statistical Consultants Schedule for Fall 2015

Sep 8, 2015

(by Mark Gentry) The Medical Library will once again host Statistical Consultants for the fall semester.  Consultants are scheduled to be in the Medical Library on Tuesday and Thursday evenings between 5pm to 9pm for most weeks during the term.   Be aware that schedules may change and shifts may be canceled for a variety of reasons, so it is always good to verify the shift immediately before you come to the Library.  Check here for the full CSSSI Statistical... Read More

Fall Semester GIS support

Sep 8, 2015

(Authored in collaboration with Kelly Barrick, Center for Science and Social Science Information) There has been significant change with GIS support recently at Yale.  First, the Libraries are currently in the process of filling the GIS Librarian vacancy. This position will be instrumental in supporting the suite of geospatial services and resources that Yale has to offer. The library is also working with faculty and departments to find additional ways of managing multiple tiers of GIS... Read More