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Guides are unavailable

Feb 26, 2016

UPDATE:  Guides are back up.  Thanks for your patience. The Library's Guides are temporarily offline due to technical problems with the vendor.  We have no further information at this time.  Stay tuned for updates.  

On-site NCBI Bioinformatics Workshop at Yale School of Medicine

Feb 24, 2016

On April 5 and 6, Dr. Peter Cooper*** will provide training in the form of four workshops (see below) on the some of the most valuable National Center for Biotechnology Information bioinformatics resources and tools at Yale School of Medicine. This training is hosted by the Yale Cushing/Whitney Medical Library. Although free and open to any Yale affiliate, it is recommended to register since seating is limited.   Please contact Rolando Milian for questions on these sessions: 203-785-6194   A... Read More

New coloring book of images from our collections

Feb 22, 2016

Looking for some artistic stress relief?  Download and print our new coloring book of image from our Medical Historical collections.  The coloring book includes links to detailed citation data for each image.  Happy coloring!

Borrow Direct outage Saturday, February 20

Feb 17, 2016

Tomorrow, Saturday, February 20th, at 10am, there will be a service outage for a number of Yale University Library (YUL) systems. The outage will include Borrow Direct and last approximately 2 hours. This outage is necessary to do perform routine maintenance on one of YUL servers.

75 Years of Cushing/Whitney Medical Library: The Rotunda

Feb 16, 2016

By Melissa Grafe
(By Melissa Grafe)     Walk past the Circulation desk at the entrance of the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library and down the corridor displaying art from the Prints, Drawings, and Posters collection. Coming out of the corridor, you enter the Rotunda, the heart of the library.  The Rotunda of the Medical Library honors famed neurosurgeon and bibliophile Dr. Harvey Cushing (1869-1939).  When Cushing, along with Yale physiologist John Fulton and Swiss tuberculosis expert Arnold Klebs,... Read More

Deaf exhibit tour taking place as scheduled today

Feb 5, 2016

By Melissa Grafe
Despite the inclement weather, today's tour of the Deaf exhibition is still taking place. For further details, click here.

Embase: A strong source for international and drug literature

Feb 4, 2016

Embase is a database covering international biomedical literature from 1974 to the present. All MEDLINE records are included in Embase, as well as over 5 million records not covered in MEDLINE.  Embase is especially strong in its coverage of drug therapy, pharmaceutical research, and medical devices. Embase also provides a global perspective in medicine, with coverage of journals published in 90 countries.  For Embase training or help, contact your personal librarian or your departmental... Read More

Training Sessions for the Winter Semester at the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library

Jan 29, 2016

The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library has prepared the following menu of training sessions for the winter semester. It includes training on how to do literature search, patent search, use of Cytoscape, genome browsers, EndNote, systematic reviews, functional analysis, variant annotation, and more. Since seating is limited, please register to reserve yours by following the links next to each session. Please contact Vermetha Polite vermetha.polite@yale.edu for questions or comments on these... Read More

Cushing/Whitney Medical Library 75th Anniversary Kickoff

Jan 25, 2016

(by Janene Batten) Over the course of 2016, the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library will be celebrating 75 years since its founding.   The Medical Library’s anniversary kick-off event on Friday was a great success. Harvey Cushing himself made a special appearance. He was available for photographs with everyone, including these 3 students. Everyone enjoyed the cake, which featured the Library’s 75th logo.  The Library has also begun to collect audio snippets of people's... Read More