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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

On display until July 30th! Children’s Medical Literature, 1950s-1990s

Jul 24, 2015

Image from Nada Iveljić, We go to the doctor. Zagreb, 1974. This exhibit, on display for a final week in the Medical Historical Library, features books and other publications written for children about medical topics. Story books, pamphlets, coloring books, and comic books are published by various groups as a way to teach children about illness, medical care, and health topics at an age-appropriate level.  The exhibit was organized by Charlotte Abney, graduate student in the Program in the... Read More

Requesting Medical Historical rare books and materials online

Jul 24, 2015

(By Melissa Grafe) You can now request locked Medical Historical Library books through Orbis, instead of emailing staff at the Historical Library.  Please do this when you want access to our locked stacks materials, for use in our Historical Library Office/reading room, or any events, sessions, or classes that you may be holding.  For classes or other events, please email Melissa Grafe at melissa.grafe@yale.edu to discuss scheduling and support. From Orbis, in the Holdings area... Read More

New point of care tool: DynaMed Plus

Jul 9, 2015

Yale University and Yale-New Haven Hospital now have access to DynaMed Plus, which allows you to get answers to your clinical questions fast.  This clinical information resource is written by physicians, and features a rigorous evidence-based editorial process which provides synthesized information and objective analysis to answer your clinical questions quickly and easily. DynaMed Plus features:  Overviews and recommendations Thousands of graphics and images Precise search results... Read More

Training Sessions - Summer 2015 at the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library

Jul 8, 2015

Introduction to Ingenuity Pathway Analysis Description:     What is IPA and what questions can it address? Overview of key features in IPA Ingenuity Knowledge Base Search & Pathway Building - Gene/ Chemical, Functions, Drug Targets Advanced Search: Limiting results to a molecule type, family or disease-association. Building pathways: Creating a pathway, pathway navigating, Using Build and Overlay tools Bioprofiler Dataset Analysis: Interpretation of Gene, Transcript,... Read More

July 4 weekend hours

Jun 29, 2015

The library will be open Friday, July 3 from 8am - 5pm, and closed Saturday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.  Regular hours will resume Sunday, July 5.

New Acquisitions: Posters on Social Justice and Medicine by Rachael Romero

Jun 19, 2015

The Medical Historical Library has recently acquired a collection of twenty-nine posters and digital works on themes of social justice and health care by artist/activist Rachael Romero.  Many works date from 1975 to 1982 and were created by Ms. Romero for the San Francisco Poster Brigade which she co-founded.   Originally displayed on city streets—often on the sides of buildings—the posters bear messages such as “Decent Housing is a Basic Right.” and “Preventive Medicine, Not Costly Operations... Read More

Ovid Personal and proxy server accounts briefly unavailable tomorrow, June 22

Jun 16, 2015

The Ovid Personal Edition System and the Proxy server account pages will be down tomorrow morning (Tuesday, June 22)  at 7:15 and will be unavailable until 7:45.  During this time, users will be temporarily unable to request a proxy account or password reminder.  Access to Ovid Personal login will also be unavailable.  

Possible disruptions to online access, Sunday, June 14

Jun 11, 2015

ITS will be performing maintenance on Sunday, June 14, from 5:30-6:30 am EST.  During this time, CAS and VPN will be unavailable.  Users may encounter difficulties accessing online resources during this period.  Should you experience a problem during this time, please try again after 6:30am EST. 

QIAGEN Clinical Insight®: new tool for clinical labs interpreting and reporting on genomic variants

Jun 9, 2015

QUIAGEN has announced the launching of its new tool Clinical Insight® (QCI)  for interpreting and reporting on genomic variant resulting from next-generation sequencing.  According to this company, the new tool can classify variant, identify treatment options, and perform geographical clinical trial matching. QCI has been evaluated in collaboration with Emory University School of Medicine and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, among 50 other groups.  Clinical Insight®... Read More