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Labor Day Hours

Aug 20, 2019

By Dana Haugh
The library will be open on September 2nd (Labor Day) from 11:00am - 4:00pm. We will reopen on Tuesday, September 3rd at 7:30am. As always, the 24/7 Computer and Study Room will remain open.

Grant Wood’s American Gothic Repurposed and Several Anti-Smoking Acquisitions

Aug 19, 2019

By Melissa Funaro
Grant Wood’s American Gothic Repurposed and Several Anti-Smoking Acquisitions on view now at the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library. “American Gothic” is one of the best known works by an American artist. Iowa native Grant Wood was inspired by the small town Iowan home in Gothic Revival style and asked his sister and his dentist to pose for the painting as father and daughter residents of the well kept property.   To many viewers of “American Gothic” the scene was, and is, interpreted as a... Read More

Room Reservations Now Live!

Aug 2, 2019

By Dana Haugh
You can now reserve group study rooms, meeting spaces, and classrooms in the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library (CWML) through https://rrs.yale.edu/. The CWML now offers five meeting rooms, one 125-seat classroom, and eight 16-seat classrooms. The E-level classrooms can be combined into three 32-seat classrooms. For a full list of bookable spaces, their features, and instructions on how to reserve them, please visit this page: Places to Study and Collaborate. These rooms may all be booked in... Read More

Job Posting: Research & Education Librarian

Aug 1, 2019

By Judy Spak
Would you like to grow and thrive professionally in a collaborative, supportive, and user-centered environment? Do you enjoy working with students? Come work with us!   The Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library (CWML) at Yale seeks a proactive, service-oriented, and creative Research and Education Librarian (Librarian I-II) to support the research and education needs of medical and graduate students at the Yale School of Medicine.   As a member of the Research and Education... Read More

Welcome Nur-Taz Rahman

Aug 1, 2019

By Rolando Garcia-Milian
Please welcome our newest team member Dr. Nur-Taz Rahman, Simbonis Fellow in Bioinformatics - made possible through the generosity of the estate of Dr. Stanley Simbonis ’53, ‘57MD.   In her new role, Nur will be serving as an informationist in the established Bioinformatics Support Program at the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library. Nur is not new to Yale as she completed her PhD in the lab of Dr. Diane Krause, Yale Department of Cell Biology, where she worked extensively with bioinformatics... Read More

New Mac OS Open Source Software Installations

Jul 29, 2019

By Justin DeMayo
PyMOL:  PyMOL is an open source molecular visualization system created by Warren Lyford DeLano '93 Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry.   Fiji:  Fiji is an image processing package — a "batteries-included" distribution of ImageJ, bundling many plugins which facilitate scientific image analysis.   Both PyMOL 2.3 and Fiji (ImageJ) have been installed on all medical library iMacs within the Information Commons and 24/7 Computer space. PyMOL can be run via the terminal with the 'pymol' command... Read More

YNHH Computer Login Process

Jul 10, 2019

By Justin DeMayo
YNHH Staff, including nurses, are able to sign into Yale University Windows computers by formatting their username input as demonstrated below.   Users must type ynhh.org\  before their username as this tells the computer to check the YNHH.org domain for their user account and password.   EXAMPLE: Username: ynhh.org\epicusername Password: epic password

NEW: ClinicalKey for Nursing, MetaDrug, and Integrity

Jul 8, 2019

By Dana Haugh
Check out these great new resources brought to you by the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library: ClinicalKey for Nursing  ClinicalKey for Nursing is an online resource featuring timely content covering nearly every nursing specialty.  The collection is indexed daily and continues to be updated as new resources are published.  This database includes journals, books, disease topic pages, procedures videos, and more.  Integrity  Integrity focuses exclusively on pharma and drug development intelligence... Read More

Finding Associated Data in PubMed and PubMed Central

Jul 5, 2019

By Sawyer Newman
As a quick reminder, PubMed contains citations for biomedical literature that users can access through the library here. PubMed Central (PMC) is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature. For more information about the differences between PubMed and PubMed Central, refer to this article.  Until relatively recently, PMC was curated in a way archival collection of journal articles that allowed the use of found literature to discover more related research... Read More

Two New Bioinformatics Tools

Jul 1, 2019

By Rolando Garcia-Milian
The Medical Library is providing free access for Yale affiliates to two new resources for drug discovery and research: METADRUG MetaDrug contains curated information on biological effects of small molecule compounds. It is a systems pharmacology solution that combines pharmacogenomics and toxicogenomics as well as predictive capabilities. Every target in MetaDrug comes with protein interactions to explore biological pathways affected by the user’s compounds and network neighborhood of drug... Read More