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Endangered Data Week at CWML - Schedule of Events!

Feb 20, 2018

Join us the week of February 26 - March 2 as we discuss datasets in danger of being lost or repressed and explore preservation strategies!     Biomedical Data Repositories Workshop Monday, 2/26, 4-5pm So you want to put your research data into a repository. Maybe you anticipate citations and credit from other researchers; maybe you practice open science; maybe data sharing is required by your journal or funder. In this workshop, Research and Education Librarian Kate Nyhan, Access Services/... Read More

Resource Spotlight: CINAHL

Feb 19, 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 CINAHL - The Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature. CINAHL is not only the home of a lot of the nursing and allied health literature that isn’t indexed in MEDLINE (PubMed, Ovid MEDLINE... Read More

Mark your calendars! Census Data and Public Health Panel Discussion (2/27, 12pm) at CWML!

Feb 14, 2018

Please join us for an engaging and informative discussion with a group of expert panelists from Yale and the wider community as we consider how population data influences public health!   The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library and the Institution for Social and Policy Studies are hosting:   What happens to community health when data is compromised? A discussion panel on the 2020 Census and other survey data February 27th, noon Medical Historical Library, Yale School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St.  ... Read More

Renovation Update!

Feb 9, 2018

We are excited to announce that plans for the renovation are moving forward! The architects are preparing the final enhanced schematic design and construction drawings with an end of March timeline. As of now, construction is tentatively scheduled to begin in mid-July. Here are some recent preliminary drawings of the proposed Team-Based Learning classroom and the relocated Information Commons. Please note: the colors are for definition of spaces, not the actual colors for the final designs... Read More

"A Man of Commanding Presence": Dr. James Henry Etheridge Papers and Exhibition

Feb 8, 2018

(by Deborah Streahle, doctoral student in the Program in the History of Medicine and Science) The Medical Historical Library is pleased to announce a gift of the papers of 19th century physician, obstetrician, and gynecologist Dr. James Henry Etheridge.  The papers are a donation from the estate of Margaret Grant Young, 2017. Dr. Etheridge (1844-1899) was a distinguished Chicago physician in the late 19th-century. He graduated from Rush Medical College in 1869 and, after a brief sojourn in... Read More

Love Data Week at CWML - Schedule of Events!

Feb 8, 2018

  Join us the week of February 12-16th as we celebrate data!     Love Data Week Kick-Off Monday, 2/12, 11am-1pm Join us at the front entrance of the medical library for Valentines, candy, and data!   Intro to Genome Browsers Monday, 2/12 2:30-4pm Ensembl provides access to genomic information with a number of visualization tools.  This session will review the basic functionalities and navigation of Ensembl by using specific examples.  Join Biomedical Sciences Research Support Librarian Rolando... Read More

Color Our Collections Week - 2018!

Feb 7, 2018

It's that time of year again...  Color Our Collections Week is back! Following the lead of the New York Academy of Medicine (please visit their website, which includes not only the CWML, but several other examples of coloring pages by numerous other libraries, museums, and universities), we have rendered some of our digital images into coloring pages.   To see our examples from this year and last, please click on the following links: The 2018 Cushing/Whitney Medical Library Coloring Book.The... Read More

New Exhibit for Winter 2018

Feb 7, 2018

    Highlighting New Acquisitions in the Medical Historical Library January 29th-March 28th, 2018 The Medical Historical Library expands its collections through the careful acquisition of new books, prints, posters, ephemera and other objects.  Spanning assorted topics, including anatomy, herbs and plants, plague and other diseases, protest against medicine and social justice, HIV/AIDS patients, Planned Parenthood, and more, this exhibition highlights just a few of the new pieces recently... Read More

Love Data Week and Endangered Data Week at CWML!

Feb 1, 2018

Join the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library as we celebrate Love Data Week (February 12 - 16) and Endangered Data Week (February 26 - March 2)! What are these weeks? Date Weeks provide opportunities for researchers, scholars, data professionals, and the broader community to share stories about the data that shape our lives.  Love Data Week is devoted to data lifecycle management, including sharing, preservation, reuse, and research data services.  Endangered Data Week aims to bring light to data... Read More

The Robert Bogdan Disability Collection

Jan 30, 2018

(by Melissa Grafe) Yale University’s Medical Historical Library is pleased to announce the acquisition of an important collection of ephemera, photographs, and rare books related to disability, the Robert Bogdan Disability Collection. Professor Robert Bogdan compiled an archive guided by the ideas of the field of Disability Studies, an approach that focuses on “disability” as a social, cultural, and political phenomenon. Bogdan, an early pioneer in that field, has taught courses related to it... Read More