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MLA awards 2015 Louise Darling Medal to Yale partner HINARI

Mar 17, 2015

Library staff and HINARI collaborators Nathan Rupp, Khadija El-Hazimy, and John Gallagher with the Louise Darling award. The Medical Library Association (MLA) has announced that it has awarded its Louise Darling Medal for Distinguished Achievement in Collection Development in the Health Sciences to the HINARI Access to Research in Health Programme for 2015. HINARI partners with publishers around the world to deliver scholarly health information and content (articles, books, and databases) to... Read More

Free CME courses now available through Henry Stewart Talks

Mar 12, 2015

Yale Affiliates can now earn CME credits for listening to the Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection of the Henry Stewart Talks. Yale University and YNHH, as well as individual faculty and staff, spend hundreds of thousands of dollars to fulfill these requirements. On the home page (linked above) you should see that you now have CME available. (If you don't, you may need to log in to the Yale VPN.) Anyone at Yale wanting to fulfill their CME credits as required by the... Read More

Access to Electronic Books and Journals via ClinicalKey

Mar 5, 2015

Cushing/Whitney Medical Library provides access to ClinicalKey, a clinical search engine that provides easy access to over 1,100 electronic books and over 600 electronic journals across over thirty medical specialties. It includes titles like Boron’s Medical Physiology; Bolognia’s Dermatology; and Goldman’s Cecil Medicine, along with the Clinics of North America series, all of which can be accessed via Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog (http://orbis.library.yale.edu... Read More

New guide to Open Access initiatives supported by Yale Library

Feb 27, 2015

There is a new guide to Open Access initiatives supported by Yale Library. The page lists OA programs in two categories: those that provide Yale authors discounts on open access publication fees OA initiatives supported through library memberships The guide will be updated as YUL joins additional OA programs. For further reading on Open Access, we recommend the SPARC OA page, Wikipedia entry, or one of several books the library holds on the subject.   

Extended Hours Starting March 1st

Feb 18, 2015

The Medical Library will begin its extended hours on March 1st, 2015. We will be open Sunday-Thursday until 2am. As usual, the 24/7 Computing & Study Space is open 24/7. http://library.medicine.yale.edu/about/places

Library website update: New dropdown menus to launch February 20

Feb 11, 2015

By Lei Wang
More changes are coming to the Medical Library website on February 20, when we plan to update our main navigation menu. "But," I hear you ask, "what IS this menu you refer to?"  This menu is what you see in the block box in the image below - or, if you look above this post, the links in the orange bar. During the process of redesigning the library's homepage, we began to identify additional opportunities to improve this menu, thereby making it easier for users to navigate the entire library... Read More

Quicksearch Beta: A new library search tool

Feb 10, 2015

Medical Library users are invited to test a new online search tool, Quicksearch Beta, offered by Yale University Library. The Quicksearch Project is the Library's effort to unite several of its online services under one discovery interface.  Quicksearch Beta performs a combined search of: Books+ (books, journals, online resources, videos, and more) which searches Orbis (the YUL catalog) and Morris (the Law Library's catalog); and Articles+ (journal... Read More

Furniture upgrades and noise on February 11

Feb 4, 2015

On Wednesday, February 11th, the Medical Library will be undergoing major furniture upgrades. This will result in more individual quiet study space, better designations of the quiet study space and better seating everywhere!  Unfortunately however,  this means that February 11th will not be a great day for quiet study at the Library. There will be very little quiet study space available for large portions of the day and the Morse Reading Room will be closed until 4pm. We apologize for any... Read More

Early closing, Monday, January 26

Jan 26, 2015

Due to the crippling blizzard heading our way, the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library will be closing at 6:00 pm tonight.  It will remain closed Tuesday and will re-open Wednesday. Students can always go to the 24/7 space to study and use the computers.  You can also contact your department liaison or reach us by email.   

New Biosketch Format Required for NIH Applications Submitted on or After May 25, 2015

Jan 23, 2015

New Biosketch Format Required for NIH Applications Submitted on or After May 25, 2015 In a notice issued last December 5, 2014, the National Institute of Health (NIH) and the Agency for Healthcare Research announced the requirement of a new biosketch format for grant applications submitted for due dates on or after May 25, 2015. The new format extends the page limit for the biosketch to five pages. It allows researchers to describe up to five of their most significant contributions to science.... Read More