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The Cochrane Library: New Search Interface

Sep 24, 2012

Users will see major changes to the layout of search pages of the Cochrane Library and can now use a new range of search features including:  Updated display of search results Ability to view search terms and results on the same page Ability to insert lines and add one search to another Improved MeSH look-up feature Hover-over Tool Tips giving a brief explanation of the functions Auto-suggest features within both basic and MeSH search functions All previously saved searches will be... Read More

The New Haven Green: Heart of a City

Sep 13, 2012

Beaumont Medical Club Lecture September 14, 2012 5:00 p.m.Historical Library, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library The New Haven Green: Heart of a City by Ms. Karyl EvansProducer and Director Karyl Evans is a documentary film maker whose work has been recognized with five Emmy awards.  Ms. Evans’ recent films have dealt with Connecticut history and include films about African-Americans in Connecticut, the Amistad revolt, and the Grove Street Cemetery.  She was the producer and director of the recent... Read More

Embase Available from the Medical Library

Sep 12, 2012

Embase delivers comprehensive and authoritative information from more than 7,600 peer-reviewed journals.  Core strengths of Embase include in-depth information on drug development or use, toxicology and adverse drug reactions, the development and use of medical devices, evidence based medicine, pharmacoeconomics plus the international biomedical literature from 1947 to the present. Embase can help you to: Efficiently and comprehensively locate information required to support Evidence Based... Read More

Mobile Site for the Web of Knowledge

Sep 5, 2012

Access Web of Knowledge from anywhere at any time using your Web of Knowledge username and password.  There is no app to download or keep updated with this new mobile interface. What do I need to install? You do not need to install anything, simply use the Web browser on your mobile device to go to http://m.webofknowledge.com How do I get a username and password? You need to create a Web of Knowledge personalization account from an IP authenticated computer.  To register, go to Web of... Read More

New Printing & Copying System

Jul 24, 2012

The YalePrint UniPrint system is now fully functional and the preferred system for printing, copying and scanning in the Medical Library.  This change brings us in line with printing and copying services in other Yale Libraries and campus locations.  CCP, our former vendor, has generously agreed to keep one printer and one copier onsite through October 15 in order to accomodate those users who still have funds on the copycards.  We encourage you to use your current balances as soon as possible... Read More

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, 1939 Published 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... 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