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Medical Historical Librarian profiled in Yale Medicine

Jun 5, 2015

Medical Historical Librarian Melissa Grafe is featured in the latest issue of Yale Medicine:  Now, Grafe pursues her interests in medical education and the history of medicine at work every day. As director of the Medical Historical Library, she helps students and scholars navigate its collections, housed within the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library. She curates exhibits that showcase materials from the library’s more than 140,000 volumes, as well as thousands of manuscripts, drawings, prints,... Read More

Cushing Center featured in Atlas Obscura

May 18, 2015

On May 30, the Cushing Center will be one of the destinations for Obscura Day.  Obscura Day will include "more than 150 events in 39 states and 25 countries, all on a single day, and all designed to celebrate the world's most curious and awe-inspiring places."  Other Obscura Day destinations will include the ghost towns of Chernobyl, Mayan ruins in Mexico, and Pasadena's Bunny Museum, to name just a few. A recent article published by Atlas... Read More

Library closed May 25 for Memorial Day

May 15, 2015

The library will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25.

2013-2014 Annual Report now online

May 7, 2015

(by John Gallagher, Interim Director) On behalf of the staff of the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, I’m honored to present this year’s Annual Report. Whether supporting the clinical, research, or educational goals of users, the Library seeks to be an essential and valued research partner. This report highlights a wide range of activities and accomplishments, including: The diverse roles librarians have played in the clinical setting A 10% increase in the University’s overall... Read More

In memory of Lynn Sette

May 4, 2015

Sadly, after a long illness, Lynn Sette passed away peacefully last week. Lynn was beloved by so many here at the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, as a truly kind and considerate friend and colleague.  Lynn first joined the Medical Library as an Acquisitions Assistant in 1979. She earned her Masters in Library Science from Southern Connecticut State University in 1983, and truly loved being a reference librarian since then.  She was very passionate about her work, and served as a... Read More

Extended Hours will end on Thursday, May 14th

May 3, 2015

The Medical Library will end its extended hours on Thursday, May 14th, 2015. Our hours will be: Monday-Thursday 8am-midnight Friday 8am-10pm Saturday 10am-10pm  Sunday 9:30am-midnight.  If you need to study past midnight please use the 24/7 Computing & Study Space.

Finn's last visit for spring/summer is May 1

Apr 24, 2015

Finn, one of the Library's 2 therapy dogs, will start his summer vacation soon.  Finn's last day at the Library this spring will be May 1 from 10am-noon.  Stop by to say hi and enjoy coffee and snacks. 

New edition of Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine

Apr 22, 2015

The 19th edition of the world's best-selling medical text, Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, is now available from the Medical Library in both print and online.  The complete ebook may be accessed through the AccessMedicine platform.  The ebook includes a number of chapters not found in the print edition.  Expanded content also includes videos and enhanced illustrations.  Here's the direct link to Harrison's Online. The two volume print edition is... Read More

Board games now available for check out

Apr 22, 2015

7 Wonders Apples to Apples Balderdash Carcassonne Chess Combination Game Cranium Double 9 Dominoes Double 6 Dominoes Monopoly Once Upon a Time Operation Pandemic Parcheesi Risk Rook Rummikub Scrabble The Settlers of Catan The Worst Case Scenario Survival Game Ticket to Ride Trivial Pursuit Uno Whitechapel

YSM Reunion Weekend - May 29-31, 2015

Apr 21, 2015

The annual Yale School of Medicine Reunion Weekend is approaching.  As part of Reunion Weekend, the Library invites YSM alumni and friends to a number of events: Friday, May 29"The Modern Medical Library: “It’s all on the Internet! Isn’t it?” 3-4pm Innovation and technology are transforming many industries, and libraries have not been immune to radical change. In this context some wonder about the relevance of libraries today. Join a panel of Cushing/Whitney Medical Librarians as they talk... Read More