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New edition of Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine

Apr 22, 2015

By Judy Spak
The 19th edition of the world's best-selling medical text, Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, is now available from the Medical Library in both print and online.  The complete ebook may be accessed through the AccessMedicine platform.  The ebook includes a number of chapters not found in the print edition.  Expanded content also includes videos and enhanced illustrations.  Here's the direct link to Harrison's Online. The two volume print edition is... Read More

Board games now available for check out

Apr 22, 2015

7 Wonders Apples to Apples Balderdash Carcassonne Chess Combination Game Cranium Double 9 Dominoes Double 6 Dominoes Monopoly Once Upon a Time Operation Pandemic Parcheesi Risk Rook Rummikub Scrabble The Settlers of Catan The Worst Case Scenario Survival Game Ticket to Ride Trivial Pursuit Uno Whitechapel

YSM Reunion Weekend - May 29-31, 2015

Apr 21, 2015

The annual Yale School of Medicine Reunion Weekend is approaching.  As part of Reunion Weekend, the Library invites YSM alumni and friends to a number of events: Friday, May 29 "The Modern Medical Library: “It’s all on the Internet! Isn’t it?” 3-4pm Innovation and technology are transforming many industries, and libraries have not been immune to radical change. In this context some wonder about the relevance of libraries today. Join a panel of Cushing/Whitney Medical Librarians as they talk... Read More

Discovering the Beauty of Science: Call for Entries

Apr 17, 2015

Scientists may not consider themselves artists, however, there are times when science and research experiments lead to incredibly beautiful visual results. We invite Yale biomedical researchers (undergrads, graduate students, postdocs, faculty, associate researchers, etc.) at Yale to “Discover the Beauty of Science” by submitting up to two images per individual. Share with us the visual results of your work where science crosses over to art.  Your images will be reviewed by an... Read More


Apr 16, 2015

Sponsored by the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library Date & Time:    9:00am - 12:30pm, Friday, June 5, 2015 Location:    The Anlyan Center Auditorium (N 107), 300 Cedar Street New Haven, CT 06520 Campus:    Medical School Presenter:    Dr. Alex Kaplun, Field Applications Scientist, BIOBASE Registration:    Free and open to Yale affiliates – limited seating-   PROTEOME™’s powerful ontology search... Read More

Humanizing a Historic Brain Collection

Mar 27, 2015

Nice write up by Allison C. Meier following a visit to the Cushing Center during last year's 2014 Atlas Obscura tour: https://hyperallergic.com/138968/humanizing-a-historic-brain-collection/

67th Annual Associates Lecture

Mar 25, 2015

Please join us for the 67th annual lecture of the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library Associates on April 8, 2015 at 4pm in the Historical Medical Library. This year's speaker is Dr. Unni Karunakara, Senior Fellow, Jackson Institute for Global Affairs and Resident Fellow, Morse College, Yale University and past international president of Médecins Sans Frontières. Dr. Karunakara's lecture is entitled "Humanitarian Duties and Action."  

National Center for Biotechnology Information workshops broadcasted from the University of Michigan Medical Center

Mar 20, 2015

The Yale Medical Library will be hosting a National Center for Biotechnology Information workshop series (broadcasted from the University of Michigan Medical Center). Please register (next to each workshop title) since seating is limited Navigating NCBI Molecular Data through the Integrated Entrez System and BLAST (May 5, 9:00am - 11:30am EDT)  Gene Expression Resources at the NCBI (May 5, 1:00pm - 3:30pm EDT)  Human Genes, Variation, and Medical Genetics Resources (May 6, 9:00am - 11... Read More

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.)