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The Betsey Cushing Study Rooms

Jul 3, 2018

By Kelly Perry
As the countdown towards renovations ticks down, you unfortunately will no longer be able to reserve a study room in the basement of the library.  Because we know these study rooms will have to be closed in the very near future, we decided it was best to end the capability to reserve the rooms online now, since future reservations may end up having to be cancelled. The good news is that the rooms are still available on a first come, first served basis, until such time where the area is closed... Read More

Medical Library Association Annual Conference

Jun 29, 2018

At the end of May ten of our librarians attended the Medical Library Association (MLA) Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA. The MLA meeting schedule was chock full of classes, poster sessions, formal and informal meetings, sharing sessions, exhibits, and paper sessions that explored the latest trends in medical librarianship. Our librarians taught and took continuing education classes, presented six posters and two papers, and served on committees, special interest groups, and task forces. By... Read More

Resource Spotlight: BMJ Case Reports

Jun 28, 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 BMJ Case Reports. BMJ Case Reports is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary collection of case articles and reports from around the world. This collection makes it easy for researchers and clinicians alike... Read More

Finding Conference Proceedings

Jun 28, 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 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!  Conference proceedings – the collections of papers and/or abstracts that are presented at conferences –... Read More

New Home for Three-Day Reserve Materials

Jun 13, 2018

By Kelly Perry
The three-day reserve materials have been relocated one floor below the information room (E17).  This important collection will remain there for the duration of the renovation. Please ask a staff member for assistance if you have any questions.

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

By Kelly Perry
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.