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CWML Librarians receive national recognition

Jun 5, 2018

It gives us tremendous pleasure to share exciting and wonderful news from the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library. Two of our medical librarians received national recognition from our primary professional organization, the Medical Library Association (MLA). Holly Grossetta Nardini, Associate Director of the CWML, was selected as the 2018 Estelle Brodman Academic Medical Librarian of the year. Alexandria “Lexi” Brackett, Clinical Librarian, was selected as one of the MLA’s 2018-2019 Rising... Read More

Easy Victims to the Dreaded European Visitor

May 21, 2018

    Easy Victims to the Dreaded European Visitor: Using Digital Humanities Tools and Archival Documents from Yale University and New Haven to Explore Local Knowledge during a Global Influenza Epidemic, 1889-1890   Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 11 a.m.   Historical Library, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library 333 Cedar Street, New Haven   Please join us for a talk that combines digital humanities and deep research on a global influenza epidemic, drawn from Yale’s libraries and... Read More

Job Posting: Web Services Librarian

May 17, 2018

We are excited to announce an exciting opportunity at the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library. Come be a part of our team, or share with your friends!   Web Services Librarian, Medical Library (requisition #49815BR)   Reporting to the Assistant Director of Technology and Innovation Services, the Web Services Librarian is the content strategist, information architect, interface designer, and user experience expert for the Medical Library. The Web Services Librarian is responsible for... Read More

VisualDx access at CWML!

May 11, 2018

VisualDx is now available through the library!  Thanks to all of you who reached out to share your feedback about the cancellation of this resource a year ago.  After months of conversation with VisualDx, we were able to negotiate terms more amenable to the library's budget and expectations.   We have restored access to VisualDx, and you can begin using the resource immediately.  Please let Lindsay Barnett or your departmental liaison know if you have any questions!

Sneak peek of what's to come...

May 9, 2018

The renovation is on its way! Here is an announcement from Richard Belitsky, MD, Deputy Dean for Education at the School of Medicine about the upcoming projects. Enjoy a sneak peek of the architect's rendition leading to the new flexible team-based learning space.  

Welcome Katherine!

May 1, 2018

The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library is delighted to announce that Katherine Stemmer Frumento joined the Library as Assistant Director of Clinical Information Services on April 23rd. She can be reached at katherine.frumento@yale.edu and 203-785-6251. Katherine’s most recent experience was at Greenwich Hospital where she was the Library Director for 17 years. At Greenwich, she developed and implemented consumer health literacy services to ensure that patients, their families, and the general... Read More

Resource Spotlight: Scopus

Apr 19, 2018

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 Scopus. Scopus is the single largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature. Unlike Medline resources like PubMed and Ovid MEDLINE, Scopus is also the home to non-journal literature,... Read More

Nutrition that Heals: Plant-Based Nutrition for the Clinician

Apr 12, 2018

Nutrition that Heals: Plant-Based Nutrition for the Clinician  April 19th, 5:00-7:30pm
 Keynote speaker: Robert Ostfeld MD, MSc, FACC YSM ‘96  Location:
 TAC Auditorium
, Yale Medical Campus, 300 Cedar St 

Free 30-Day Trial to Aquifer Addiction

Apr 4, 2018

The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library is hosting a free 30 day trial to Aquifer Addiction (formerly CARE), and we would love your input!  If you are interested in exploring this product, please contact Lindsay Barnett who will create a trial account for you.  Please note that the trial is not available to students.  About Aquifer Addiction: Used in medical schools around the world, the Aquifer Addiction (CARE) online curriculum prepares medical students to identify, intervene and address... Read More

Finding Book Chapters

Apr 3, 2018

By Caitlin Meyer
Despite the promise of tools like Quicksearch and the breadth of massive databases like Scopus, certain types of information simply cannot be found in one place. No need to fret, though! We've got you covered. This new series of blog posts will serve as a home of recommended resources and searching tips for hard-to-find types of information. Have a suggestion for a subject? Shoot me an email!  Despite being the primary site of scholarly conversation in the sciences, not all disciplines revolve... Read More