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Clinical Alert from the NIH

Oct 25, 2011

Clinical Alert:Commonly Used Three-drug Regimen for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Found HarmfulNIH Stops One Treatment Arm of Trial; Other Two Treatments to Continue The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health, has stopped one arm of a three arm multi-center, clinical trial studying treatments for the lung-scarring disease idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) for safety concerns. The trial found that people with IPF receiving a currently used... Read More

In the Know: Medical Resources @ Your Fingertips

Oct 19, 2011

Ever wonder how to manage your research articles or what medical apps are available for your mobile device?  Come to a walk-up help session on Thursday, November 10th and librarians will answer these questions and many more.  Drop by to hear about new resources and tools to manage research articles and format your references.   Bring your iPad or smart phone for hands-on learning.  For more information, contact Lynn Sette (737-2963) or Denise Hersey (785-6251) at the Medical Library. Date:... Read More

The Centennial Exhibit of the Yale Child Study Center

Oct 13, 2011

By Melissa Grafe
“100 Years of Child Study at Yale", is on display in the rotunda at the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library.  The history of child development as a scientific field of study is primarily a story of the 20th century. The Yale Child Study Center stands as one of the few institutions – and the only one in a major University and School of Medicine – which has been a major source of leadership in the field from virtually the start of the field to the present. This achievement has several important roots... Read More

U.S. Food Administration Posters from World War I

Oct 10, 2011

On View in the Library Corridor through January 6 Selections from the Historical Collections L.C. Clinker and M.J. Dwyer Don’t Waste Food While Others Starve! c.1918Lithograph printed by Heywood Strasser and Voight Lithograph Company, New York, for the U.S. Food AdministrationPurchased through the Lucia P. Fulton Fund 2010 Harvey T. Dunn U.S.A. 1884-1952 Victory is a Question of Stamina, 1917Lithograph printed by Latham Lithograph and Printing Company, Brooklyn, New York for the U. S. Food... Read More

Anti-Drug and AIDS Awareness Posters

Oct 10, 2011

Anti-Drug and AIDS Awareness Posters from the 1980’s and 1990’s On View in the Library Foyer through January 6 Selections from the Historical Collections Andrej PagowskiPolish b. 1953                 Narkotyki to gówno [Drugs are Shit]                Published for Fundacja Wspierania Tworzcosci, Kultury i Sztuke                ARS [Foundation for Supportof Culture, Art, and Creativity]                Purchased through the Madeline E. Stanton Fund 2008   GANG (a New York art collective) after... Read More

Colloquium Digital Library of Life Sciences – New Resource

Oct 10, 2011

This new resource is a collection of e-books; it consists of 50-100 page electronic books.  Colloquium titles are dynamic presentations which synthesize an important research or development topic, written by scientists in the field for graduate students to researchers.  Colloquium covers cell and molecular biology and biomedicine and offers added synthesis, analysis and depth than journal articles making it a useful resource for students and researchers examining advances in another discipline... Read More

Persian Manuscript Note Cards

Aug 24, 2011

Harvey Cushing’s prized book collection contains several Arabic and Persian manuscripts.  Faraḥ nāmah by al-Muṭahhar ibn Muḥammad Yazdī, copied in the 17th century from an 11th century manuscript, is a study of natural history, beautifully  illuminated with detailed multicolored illustrations of animals, birds, plants, stones and humans. This manuscript, part of the Medical Historical Library’s collection, has recently been digitized by the Yale-SOAS Islamic Manuscript Gallery project and... Read More

2010 data from Journal Citation Reports

Jun 29, 2011

Interested in impact factors or citation metrics for journals? JCR, Web of Science’s Journal Citation Reports, now has this data available through 2010. If you want metrics for specific articles and authors; h-index or g-index information, or an eigenfactor score, contact one of our librarians. They can show you how to find this information in JCR and in other databases such as Scopus.

Two Hundred Years of Medical Education at Yale

Jun 8, 2011

On October 28, 1810, the Connecticut Legislature approved a charter to create a medical school at Yale.  The Medical Institution of Yale College, now Yale University School of Medicine, was the sixth medical school in the United States.  From a single rented building with five faculty members and no hospital in the state of Connecticut, the Yale School of Medicine, in association with Yale-New Haven Hospital, has grown to become a world-famous center for teaching, research, and clinical... Read More

Cushing Center Tours

May 17, 2011

Have you visited The Cushing Center in the Medical Library yet? There is much to see and discover in the Cushing Center so we invite you to explore.  Each week we offer two tours: Thursday at 2:00 and Friday at 10:00. The tour lasts about one hour.  There is no need to sign up, just come to the Cushing Center. Take the stairway on the right from the Information Room. The Cushing Center is arguably as unique as the collection itself.  Named for 1891 Yale College graduate, Harvey Cushing, M.D.,... Read More