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Exhibit: Food and Nutrition Posters

Jul 5, 2012

On view June 22through September 17 in the Medical Library Foyer.    Avoid Fatigue: Eat a Lunch that Packs a Punch! 1943Published by the War Food AdministrationUnited States Department of AgricultureGift of George M. Smith 1943 During World War II, responsible food habits were promoted as a contribution to the war effort by the U.S. government. The Eat to Beat the Devil series published in 1942 by Servel, Inc., makers of the gas refrigerator, fostered the idea of “eating for victory” and... Read More

Exhibit: Grant Wood's "Family Doctor" and More

Jul 2, 2012

"Family Doctor" by Grant Wood and Works by Other Mid 20th Century American Artists on view  June 22-September 17 in the library hallwayGrant Wood's iconic lithograph "Family Doctor," for which he used his personal physician as a model, is currently on view with twelve other prints and drawings by American artists.   "Family Doctor" by Grant Wood, 1940Lithograph"Children's Ward" by Robert Riggs, c.1940Lithograph

Exhibit: Maternity Care in Pictures

Jun 21, 2012

Maternity Care in Pictures:  A Portfolio of 31 Teaching Charts Showing Safe Maternity Care, 1939Published by the Maternity Center Association on view June 22 through September 17 in the Cushing Rotunda. This set of small posters, shown in its entirety, was designed for parenting classes, waiting rooms, and formal exhibits.  Many of the posters employed “photomontage” which combined a photographic image with a drawn background—a “modern” graphic technique which served to reinforce the “modern”... Read More

The Encyclopedia of Biostatistics Now Online

Apr 27, 2012

The Encyclopedia of Biostatistics offers support to scientists, practitioners and policy makers in the development and use of statistical methods for addressing the problems and critical issues in the life and medical sciences. This new edition will find widespread application in basic medical science; the planning, financing and distribution of health care; and the measurement of health care status and progress in the population. Key topics are now completely up to date and comprehensive.... Read More

Yale Students Going Global

Apr 27, 2012

New Exhibit on display in the Library foyer April 23 – June 18 2012 The Office of International Medical Student Education(OIMSE) OIMSE, established in 2006 by Deans Richard Belitsky and Robert Alpern, facilitates opportunities for medical students to experience medicine as it is practiced throughout the world and to enrich the learning environment at Yale School of Medicine by providing opportunities for students from international schools to participate in clinical electives. Yale Medical... Read More

Learn the Basics of EndNote

Apr 19, 2012

EndNote is a bibliographic management and publishing solution used by millions of researchers, librarians, and students worldwide. The software is now available at no cost to Yale affiliates through the ITS Software Library - http://its.yale.edu/software-technology The Library offers hands-on instructional classes for EndNote:  > All classes are free to faculty, student and staff of Yale-New Haven Medical Center and Yale University > No registration is necessary – just show up! > All... Read More

The Drs. Coleman at Yale - a New Collection for Research

Apr 10, 2012

The Medical Historical Library recently acquired a collection of over 600 items dating from the late 18th and 19th centuries, including legal documents, correspondence, manuscripts, printed matter and photographs pertaining to the Coleman family of New Jersey. Of particular medical historical interest in this new collection are materials by two Coleman brothers, the Yale-educated physicians Dr. Isaac Pearson Coleman (1804-1869) and Dr. James Beakes Coleman (1805-1887). James and Isaac... Read More

Last few days to view exhibit

Mar 13, 2012

Exhibit Ending on June 18 Medicine in Shakespeare’s London is a new exhibit at the Medical Library and part of the campus-wide celebration of Shakespeare.  Shakespeare included many medical references in his plays, such as the plague, midwifery, herbals, astrological medicine, and surgery.   This exhibit will pick up on these themes and feature works in early anatomy, surgery, and botanicals from the Medical Historical Collection. For more information, http://shakespeare.yale.edu/ Online... Read More

New E-Books

Feb 22, 2012

The Medical Library has a new subscription to over 600 online books available from Informa Healthcare. Take a look when you have a chance.

Letters From a 19th Century Homeopath

Feb 15, 2012

The Medical Historical Library recently acquired a collection of letters by John J. Cushing, one of the first homeopathic physicians in California. Cushing wrote in the 1850s to his family in Providence, Rhode Island from San Francisco, where he set up practice. The collection contains colorful anecdotes about Gold Rush era San Francisco, including some on his experiences as a doctor there. In his letters, Cushing tells how he got barred as a homeopath from the newly formed local Medical... Read More