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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss scheduling and support. From Orbis, in the Holdings area... Read More
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
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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