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
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
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
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.
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
Feb 13, 2012
NIH’s new website, NIH Clinical Research Trials and You, helps patients to learn more about clinical trials, why they matter, and how to participate. From the first cure of a solid tumor with chemotherapy to the use of nitroglycerin in response to heart attacks, clinical research studies have played a vital role in improving health and quality of life for people around the globe. Research has shown that among the greatest challenges to recruitment of volunteers is the lack of general knowledge... Read More
Feb 10, 2012
JAMAevidence - Using Evidence to Improve Care Evidence-based medicine (EBM) integrates the best available evidence with clinical experience that allows clinicians to recommend, and their patients to make, informed choices consistent with their values. JAMAevidence helps decision makers identify the best available evidence by providing guides to the systematic consideration of the validity, importance, and applicability of claims about the assessment of health problems and the outcomes of health... Read More
Feb 6, 2012
Health Disparities for Minority PopulationsTo celebrate African American History Month, the Student National Medical Association (SNMA), created this exhibit which discusses health disparities for minority populations in the U.S. and abroad, with a focus on AIDS. On display in the Medical Library foyer until February 29.
Jan 24, 2012
The Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine is a quarterly journal reviewed and edited by Yale biomedical faculty and students. The journal aims to showcase outstanding research articles from all areas of biology and medicine, publish significant case reviews, and provide both perspectives on personal experiences in medicine and reviews of the current state of biology and medicine. Each Issue of YJBM features a Focus Topic. Upcoming Focus Topics are: March 2012: Translational Medicine June 2012... Read More
Jan 20, 2012
Did you know that you have electronic access to newspapers from around the world? The Yale Libraries provides you with a unique online display of newspapers from over 50 countries and in 48 languages. Be sure to log in to your Yale VPN when accessing Library PressDisplay from home.