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Apply for a Research Travel Grant!

Jan 20, 2015

The Historical Library of the Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library at Yale University is pleased to announce its eighth annual Ferenc Gyorgyey Research Travel Award for use of the Historical Library. The Medical Historical Library, located in New Haven, Connecticut, holds one of the country’s largest collections of rare medical books, journals, prints, photographs, and pamphlets. Special strengths are the works of Hippocrates, Galen, Vesalius, Boyle, Harvey, Culpeper, Priestley, and... Read More

Finn Friday returns!

Jan 15, 2015

Finn the Therapy Dog has returned to the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library with his friend Krista Knudson. They will be here on most Fridays from 10 am-12 noon. *Finn will be on vacation Jan.30th, Feb.6th, Mar.13 & 20th, and Apr.17th

Library closed January 19

Jan 13, 2015

The library will be closed next Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Day.

We Loan Technology

Jan 10, 2015

                  The Medical Library lends a variety of computer and audiovisual technology.  Everything from chargers to camcorders to computers.  We've recently added to our offerings in several areas : Camcorder ... Canon Vixia HFG220 Audio equipment ... Zoom digital recorder, shotgun microphone and boom mic stand Computer peripherals ... External Superdrive for Macs, USB Webcam and a USB conferencing... Read More

New Resources: Bates and Medlantis

Jan 9, 2015

The Medical Library has licensed 2 new resources that will be of interest to many users: Bates Visual Guide to Physical Examination features over eight hours of anatomy and system-specific videos, each of which shows a step-by-step examination. Students and faculty appreciate the careful attention to clinical accuracy, as well as the range of patient types profiled in the series. Medlantis provides hundreds of hours of video lectures, plus a wealth of content from Thieme eRadiology and Thieme... Read More

Spring 2015 exhibits opening this month

Jan 8, 2015

An image from the Teratology exhibit There are 3 upcoming exhibits opening this month in the Rotunda, Hallway, and Foyer, in addition to Harry Potter!  Please join us for an exhibit tour for the Teratology and Prodigies exhibits on Wednesday, January 28th, at noon.   "Teratology: The Science and History of Human Monstrosity," in the Rotunda of the Medical Library Opening Jan. 22 at the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library Dates: January 22nd-May 15th, 2015 Curated by Courtney Thompson, doctoral... Read More

Welcome to the library's new homepage!

Jan 3, 2015

As you've likely noticed by now, the Medical Library's website has a slightly different look as of Saturday, January 3.  The main navigation menu now features dropdowns when you hover over links like "Find," "Services," and "About," and more noticeably, the homepage has a wholly new architecture and layout.   We implemented this redesign in response to feedback from you about how we could make the homepage better. Click here and here to learn more about how and why the library undertook this... Read More

New library homepage: What you need to know

Dec 19, 2014

As I previously announced, the library's homepage is undergoing a redesign. Our user experience team completed user testing on the "hi-fi" version of the design today.   Here is a quick guide to where to find key items in the new homepage design: Item New location Email Staff Quick Links Request Materials/Interlibrary Loan Dropdown menu > Services > Request Materials Reserve Study Rooms... Read More

Implementation of the Genomic Data Sharing Policy Begins January 25, 2015

Dec 9, 2014

The NIH Genomic Data Sharing Policy becomes effective with NIH grant applications submitted for the January 25, 2015, due date and thereafter.  Investigators preparing grant applications for those due dates should prepare now if the work proposed involves the generation or use of large-scale genomic data (Suplemental Information to the NIH Genomic Data Sharing).  Applicants preparing such grant applications are expected to: state in the cover letter that the studies proposed will... Read More

Library homepage redesign: Your input is needed!

Dec 4, 2014

Earlier this fall, we at the Medical Library decided it was time for a new look for the homepage of the library website.  We used an iterative design process to revamp the layout of the page.  A draft of the new homepage is now available for your viewing. We invite you to check out the design and "kick the tires," so to speak.   Your feedback on the proposed design will be crucial in improving it and making sure it meets your needs.  Contact me with your... Read More