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New year, new classes!

Jan 17, 2019

By Caitlin Meyer
You may already know that the library often teaches workshops on EndNote and PubMed, but there is a lot more going on in our teaching spaces these days. This post will highlight five new events you’ll see popping up on the calendar more frequently. Head to the calendar to sign up! Introduction to R with Swirl with Sawyer Newman Learn about installing R, RStudio, and practice R using the R library Swirl! This hands-on workshop is for those who have no experience in R. After a brief... Read More

Resource Spotlight: Global Health

Jan 17, 2019

By Caitlin Meyer
  Welcome to Resource Spotlight! The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library provides access to an incredible array of databases, e-book collections, software and more. In this series of posts, we’ll be showcasing highlights from our collection. In this edition of Resource Spotlight, we’ll be looking at Global Health. Produced by CABI, an international not-for-profit organization focused on solving problems in agriculture and the environment, Global Health is the premier resource for public health... Read More

Library closing early on January 23

Jan 9, 2019

By Dana Haugh
Please be aware that on January 23, 2019, the library's hours will be 7:30am - 11:00pm. The entire library, including the 24/7 room, will be closed from 11:00pm January 23rd until 7:30am January 24th due to electrical work. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please see the following page for information on how to access library resources from off-campus: Off-Campus Access

Free 30 Day Trial to BMJ Best Practice!

Jan 2, 2019

By Lindsay Barnett
The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library is now hosting a free 30 day trial to BMJ Best Practice!   BMJ Best Practice is an evidence-based point of care resource that supports clinical decision making. This tool is uniquely structured around the patient consultation and provides users with step-by-step guidance on prevention, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis. The database includes information on thousands of diagnoses and diagnostic tests and over 6,700 diagnostic and treatment guidelines, in... Read More

CWML Annual Report Available!

Dec 19, 2018

By Dana Haugh
The 2017-2018 Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library Annual Report is now available! The past year has been an exciting and dynamic one and we hope you enjoy reviewing the accomplishments of our team. Our staff is committed to our constituents and to supporting the clinical, research, and education missions of the Medical Center.

DOI/Persistent Link Creation Through Yale ITS

Dec 10, 2018

By Sawyer Newman
Did you know that Yale ITS offers a persistent linking service?  Persistent linking is available to anyone in the Yale community with an active NetID at no cost to the requestor. A DOI is a unique identifier that provides a persistent link to an object on the Internet. This persistant linking service can be used to create DOIs.  Learn more about this service through ITS here.  Place a request to create or update a persistant link here.   What are DOIs? DOI stands for Digital Object... Read More

Say hi to new staff!

Dec 7, 2018

By Caitlin Meyer
The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library has brought four new staff members on board in the past few months. We're excited about the customer service, new programs, user-friendly technology development, and access to archival materials that will come about with the addition of these four talented people to our roster. In Access and Delivery Services, we welcome Lisa Sanders as a new Library Services Assistant. Lisa comes to us from the New Haven Public Library.  On the Research and Education Team,... Read More

Behind-the-scenes peek at the CWML renovation

Nov 15, 2018

By Katie Hart
The renovation is well underway! Demolition is completed, however that doesn’t mean the end of the noise. Be sure to grab a pair of earplugs at the circulation desk if you need them. The progress may not look like much now, but trust us, there will be beautiful and useful spaces come June. In the meantime, enjoy a behind-the-scenes peek at what is going on behind those renovation barriers.    The former information room has been gutted and is slowing becoming a flexible 125-seat teaching and... Read More

Simbonis Fellowship in Bioinformatics

Nov 12, 2018

By Dana Haugh
Simbonis Fellowship in Bioinformatics at the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library Yale University, New Haven, CT   Fixed Duration Position: 18 months from date of hire; non-renewable Yale University offers an exciting opportunity for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include major art museums, theaters and music. New Haven is also a biotech and research hub... Read More

Common EndNote for Mac issues and how to solve them

Oct 17, 2018

By Caitlin Meyer
EndNote X8 on Mac computers can be finicky. We've collected some common issues Apple users experience and figured out how to solve them. If you are still struggling to get EndNote working well after you work through this page, feel free to sign up for an EndNote class, check out our EndNote tutorials, visit the walk-in IT help desk on the lower level of the medical library, or contact EndNote support.  “When I try to download the software, my computer says it can’t download it because it’s... Read More