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Interlibrary loan is back up (update)

Oct 29, 2015

Update:  As of Thursday night, ILLiad is back up and running.  Thanks for your patience. ILLiad, the library's interlibrary loan system, is not functioning. Library ITS is working on a solution to fix this issue as soon as possible. This means we are currently unable to order any materials for users, nor can users submit requests. Please check back for updates.

Get your omics functional analysis done: upcoming trainings on Ingenuity Pathway Analysis and MetaCore

Oct 15, 2015

The Yale Medical Library is providing to all Yale affiliates free access to two of the most powerful commercial bioinformatics tools for the analysis of omics data: MetaCore and Ingenuity Pathway Analysis. This is part of a pilot project conducted by the medical library in order to find sustainable and long term access to these tools. Please register for these upcoming trainings if you are interested in learning how to use these tools or if you need a refresher. For questions on how to register... Read More

Open Access Week, October 19-25

Oct 13, 2015

From October 19-25, the Yale Library is celebrating international Open Access Week with a series of wide-ranging events.  Events will focus on topics from the use of data, images and government documents, to knowing your rights as an author and understanding "predatory publishers." What is Open Access Week?  Here's a taste, from the week's official website:  Open Access Week, a global event now entering its eighth year, is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue... Read More

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.