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New Database Trials from Thieme and McGraw Hill

Nov 27, 2014

Cushing/Whitney Medical Library is now running trials to three databases; details are below. Please let us know what you think by sending Nathan Rupp an email. Medlantis-Thieme eRadiology URL: https://www.medlantis.org/ Trial expiration date: Dec 19, 2014   Thieme eOtolaryngology URL: https://medone-otolaryngology.thieme.com/p/pages/home.htm Trial expiration date: December 19, 2014 McGraw Hill Access Medicine Neurology Collection URL: https://neurology.mhmedical.com/ Trial expiration... Read More

Systematic Review Services at the Medical Library

Nov 19, 2014

Example flow chart used in systematic reviews, from Moher D, Liberati A, Tetzlaff J, Altman DG, The PRISMA Group (2009). Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses: The PRISMA Statement. PLoS Med 6(6): e1000097. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed1000097 Did you know our librarians are available to assist with systematic reviews? The librarian, as full partner and co-author, is committed to collaborating and supporting the following Systematic Review tasks: Determining if a... Read More

Electrosurgical in the Operating Room

Sep 12, 2014

(Post authored by Terry Dagradi) Cushing operating at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital Photo by Dr. Walter Willard Boyd 1928-32 On October 1, 1926 at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, Harvey Cushing performed an operation—removal of a mass from a patient’s head -- using the first commercial electrosurgical generator developed by to William T. Bovie [1], an engineer employed at Harvard University. The Bovie unit passed high frequency alternating current into the body,... Read More

Tips for new students: Booking study rooms, off-campus access, computing help

Aug 25, 2014

This week the library welcomes incoming students of the YSM class of 2018.  We felt it was a good time to highlight a couple of pages with useful information for new students: Booking group study or meeting rooms Off-campus access to online library resources like articles and databases Student computing help Welcome, and stay tuned for more helpful tips.

(UPDATED) Fall hours for Finn, the Medical Library's therapy dog!

Aug 19, 2014

Many of you have already met Finn, the Medical Library's therapy dog, & his mom Krista Knudson.  Finn's normal hours will resume on Sept. 5th 1-3PM every Friday. His scheduled vacation days are September 12th and November 7.  

Renovated CRL reopens as the 24/7 Computer & Study Space

Jun 25, 2014

                                                                                       The Medical Library Computer Resource Laboratory (CRL) has reopened with a very different look. We decided it deserved a new name - the 24/7 Computer & Study Space. The new name emphasizes the multiple purposes of the room and reminds our users that is accessible to anyone with a Yale University ID badge anytime, day or night.  Some of the changes you will see in the renovated space are: All new... Read More

Important Changes to the Printing/Copying System

Jun 25, 2014

     On June 24 we changed our printing/copying/scanning system from UniPrint to Papercut.  The interface for users on both the computer and the multifunction devices have changed.  The YPPS BluePrint service now uses Papercut exclusively throughout all campus locations.   Yale University users had the balance of their UniPrint accounts automatically transferred to a PaperCut account.  Anyone with a Yale NetID now has a Papercut (aka BluePrint) account.YNHH staff or other non-Yale users with a... Read More

YaleLinks & Journal List: New Look

Jun 19, 2014

As you know, YaleLinks allows quick electronic access to journals and journal articles.  On Monday, June 23rd, there will be a dramatic change in the way the YaleLinks menu looks in order to access a journal or article.  However, the new YaleLinks menu has all of the same functionalities as before, allowing direct access to full text articles and linking out to Inter Library Loan (ILL). If you use the A-Z journal title list you will also see a change in the way it looks. But again, there is no... Read More

Clinicians' Study Center Opens on the Saint Raphael Campus

Jun 19, 2014

            The “Clinicians’ Study Center” on the Saint Raphael Campus (SRC) of Yale-New Haven Hospital is officially open.  This space offers a quiet refuge for clinicians and trainees to read, write, study or access online medical literature.  The Study Center is located on the first floor of the Orchard Medical Building (Room E113) near the Orchard Street entrance.  The space includes ten new computers, a printer and additional table seating for more than a dozen.  There is a work area... Read More

Kenny Marone retires

May 7, 2014

Medical Library Director, Kenny Marone retired on May 1, 2014 after 36 years of service. Susan Gibbons, University Librarian, expressed it best in her January 17, 2014 email to the entire Library staff: In recent years, Kenny has held two vital positions at YUL.  She is Director of the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library at Yale University, which has balance modern innovation with the stewardship of one of the most important history of medicine and science collection in the world.  Under Kenny’s... Read More