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Finn, Library Therapy Dog, Returns September 4

Aug 27, 2015

(Can you resist that face?  No, you can't.) Finn, the library's therapy dog, will resume his weekly visits on September 4.  Finn will be here every Friday from noon to 2pm.  Come say hi! Finn will be on vacation: October 23 October 30 November 27 December 11

NCBI's SmartBLAST

Aug 21, 2015

The National Center for Biotechnology Information is developing a new type of BLAST called SmartBLAST. It process the user query in such a way that presents the three best matches from the non-redundant protein sequence database along with the two best protein matches from well-studied reference species. In addition, it provides results that match the query from the Conserved Domain Database (CDD) SmartBLAST accepts only one query at a time- either as FASTA sequence or protein accession number/... Read More

New discount for Yale authors on article-processing charges

Aug 20, 2015

Yale is now a “Supporter Member” of the open access publisher BioMed Central. Yale’s membership provides Yale authors with a 15% discount on article-processing charges of all articles accepted for publication in BioMed Central, Chemistry Central or SpringerOpen journals. Yale’s membership in BioMed Central was made possible through funding from Arcadia. BioMed Central publishes more than 100 online journals in biology and medicine. The articles in the journals are open access (no subscription... Read More

Tips for new students: Personal librarians, booking study rooms, and more

Aug 14, 2015

This week the library welcomes incoming students.  We felt it was a good time to highlight a few links you might find handy as you start your studies at Yale. First, there's our personal librarian program.  Did you know every YSM, YSN, and YSPH student has a personal librarian?  Here's a video about the program that we love, made by YSM students back in 2009: Here are a few more links you might find useful: Booking group study or meeting rooms Off-campus access to online library... Read More

Fall 2015 classes and training at the Medical Library

Aug 13, 2015

Managing your References with EndNote Description:    EndNote is a citation-management software application that makes saving citations and then citing them within documents easy. EndNote's pre-formatted style templates, specific to journal instructions, make it easy to insert references into your papers as you write them. In this class, you will learn how to easily add citations into your EndNote library, attach PDfs, and insert references into your research papers. Date... Read More

Digital Collections are back online

Aug 10, 2015

The Library's Digital Collections are back online. 

Digital Collections temporarily unavailable

Aug 7, 2015

A number of the Library's Digital Collections are temporarily unavailable.  Library staff are working to resolve the problem.  Please check back for updates. 

Scheduled Service interruption for Elsevier products on August 1

Jul 29, 2015

There will be an interruption of service for Elsevier platforms and solutions due to scheduled maintenance. On Saturday, August 1, access to Elsevier platforms will be unavailable due to a scheduled maintenance for approximately 4.5 hours starting at 06:00 PM EST.  The platforms and solutions involved are: Elsevier Research Platforms: ScienceDirect, Scopus (including Author Feedback Wizard), Engineering Village, Mendeley Research Intelligence: SciVal Funding R&D Solutions: Reaxys... Read More

Day of Data 2015 Call for Posters

Jul 27, 2015

Yale University undergraduates, graduate students, post-doctoral researchers, faculty, and staff are invited to submit posters for the 2015 Yale Day of Data, which will be held on September 18, 2015.  Any researcher who uses data for research can submit a poster! The Day of Data is a university-wide event that will feature speakers from a number of disciplines discussing how they use data in their work. The presentations and posters from the 2013 & 2014 Day of Data events are available... Read More

Follow the Medical Historical Library on Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest

Jul 24, 2015

The Medical Historical Library is now on Instagram!  Charlotte Abney, one of our student workers and a graduate student in the Program in the History of Medicine, is the force behind the account.  We’re also on Twitter (@YaleMedHisLib) and experimenting with Pinterest.      The inner ear, as shown in one of several labeled pop-up diagrams in Anatomie élémentaire du pharynx du larynx, de l'oreille et du nez, by Étienne Rabaud, published in Paris in 1901. #histmed #medical #... Read More