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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. 

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

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