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Open Access Week 2019

Oct 18, 2019

By Dana Haugh
Open Access week is October 21 - 27, 2019! Open Access (OA) literature is digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions. What makes it possible is the internet and the consent of the author or copyright-holder.    Celebrate open access publishing and scholarship with the medical library: October 21 from 11am - 1pm: Stop by the medical library to kick off open access week and learn more about how we support open access publishing October 23... Read More

The Rebound Film Screening & Discussion

Oct 16, 2019

By Dana Haugh
In celebration of Disability Awareness Month, the Diversability at Yale (DAY) Affinity Group is co-sponsoring a screening and discussion of the award-winning documentary, The Rebound. The event will take place on Wednesday, October 23rd in Harkness Auditorium at 6:30 pm. All are welcome! The Rebound is an award-winning independent documentary (76 min) following the underdog journey of the Miami Heat Wheels wheelchair basketball team in their quest for their first NWBA National Championship. The... Read More

Disability Awareness Month

Oct 7, 2019

By Dana Haugh
October is Disability Awareness Month! National Disability Awareness Month was declared in 1988 by the United States Congress for October to raise awareness of the employment needs and contributions of individuals with all types of disabilities. Upcoming events in October 2019: Monday, October 7 Lupus Panel Event w/DAY, WWN, & YAAA 12:00-1:15 pm | Child Study Center, 230 S. Frontage Road, Cohen Auditorium | Register: http://bit.ly/lupuspanelevent   Join DiversAbility at Yale, Working... Read More

Arthur Belanger's Retirement

Sep 17, 2019

By Lei Wang
Arthur Belanger, Manager of Library Systems, is retiring from the Medical Library after 42 years of service to the University. Arthur began his career at Yale in 1977 as a programmer trainee in the Department of Psychiatry. He worked on a genetic study of depression, handling data management tasks as well as developing a program to help make psychiatric diagnoses from structured interview data. This study resulted in many influential publications. In 1982, Arthur started work as a systems... Read More

Join us for a reading of the U.S. Constitution

Sep 12, 2019

By Dana Haugh
On Tuesday, September 17th the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library will join Yale University Library in celebration of Constitution Day with a reading of the U.S. Constitution. The reading will take place from 12pm - 1:30pm at the entrance of the medical library. All are invited to listen and/or join in reciting this historic document. Free pocket-sized copies of the Constitution will also be available!  

Gracie visits on Wednesday

Sep 9, 2019

By Dana Haugh
Please note that Gracie the therapy dog will be joining us at the Cushing/Whitney Medical library on Wednesday 9/11/19 instead of Tuesday this week. 

Access to Ovid is Changing

Sep 6, 2019

By Dana Haugh
The method for accessing Ovid will change in Fall 2019. Users who want to keep saved searches or auto alerts must follow the steps below to migrate their account.   How to migrate your saved searches and auto alerts:    Follow the steps below:   1. Go to the Ovid landing page   2. Select “Start Ovid”   3. Select “My Account” (top-right corner)   4. Select “Create Account”   5. When creating your account:  Your “Personal Account Name” should be your yale.edu... Read More

Celebrating 10 Years of the Cushing Center

Sep 3, 2019

By Melissa Grafe
Exhibition curated by Terry Dagradi and Deborah Streahle The Medical Library celebrates the first decade of the Cushing Center with a special exhibition leading up the its anniversary. Throughout his career as a groundbreaking neurosurgeon, Dr. Cushing took detailed notes on what patients told him about their serious, often mysterious ailments. He had patients sit for diagnostic photos and sketches, and he followed up with them for years after treating them. With precision, he removed and... Read More

New Collection: The Hall-Benedict Drug Company Logbooks and Ledgers

Aug 30, 2019

By Katherine Isham
The Medical Historical Library is pleased to announce the addition of a new collection to our archives: The Hall-Benedict Drug Company Logbooks and Ledgers (Ms Coll 66), a collection of seventy-five volumes and six boxes, that documents the history of one of the oldest independent drug stores in Connecticut. The collection includes bound prescription logbooks and bound and loose financial ledgers from the Hall-Benedict Drug Company, which was in operation from 1909 to 1998 in the East Rock... Read More

Labor Day Hours

Aug 20, 2019

By Dana Haugh
The library will be open on September 2nd (Labor Day) from 11:00am - 4:00pm. We will reopen on Tuesday, September 3rd at 7:30am. As always, the 24/7 Computer and Study Room will remain open.