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Welcome Katherine!

May 1, 2018

The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library is delighted to announce that Katherine Stemmer Frumento joined the Library as Assistant Director of Clinical Information Services on April 23rd. She can be reached at katherine.frumento@yale.edu and 203-785-6251. Katherine’s most recent experience was at Greenwich Hospital where she was the Library Director for 17 years. At Greenwich, she developed and implemented consumer health literacy services to ensure that patients, their families, and the general... Read More

Resource Spotlight: Scopus

Apr 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 Scopus. Scopus is the single largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature. Unlike Medline resources like PubMed and Ovid MEDLINE, Scopus is also the home to non-journal literature,... Read More

Nutrition that Heals: Plant-Based Nutrition for the Clinician

Apr 12, 2018

Nutrition that Heals: Plant-Based Nutrition for the Clinician  April 19th, 5:00-7:30pm
 Keynote speaker: Robert Ostfeld MD, MSc, FACC YSM ‘96  Location:
 TAC Auditorium
, Yale Medical Campus, 300 Cedar St 

Free 30-Day Trial to Aquifer Addiction

Apr 4, 2018

The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library is hosting a free 30 day trial to Aquifer Addiction (formerly CARE), and we would love your input!  If you are interested in exploring this product, please contact Lindsay Barnett who will create a trial account for you.  Please note that the trial is not available to students.  About Aquifer Addiction: Used in medical schools around the world, the Aquifer Addiction (CARE) online curriculum prepares medical students to identify, intervene and address... Read More

Finding Book Chapters

Apr 3, 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 new 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!  Despite being the primary site of scholarly conversation in the sciences, not all disciplines revolve... Read More

New exhibition on the Early Modern Pharmacy, 1500-1800

Mar 27, 2018

The Historical Library is please to announce our newest exhibition: The Early Modern Pharmacy: Drugs, Recipes, and Apothecaries, 1500-1800 April 2nd-July 5th, 2018 What did a pharmacy look like in Europe, between 1500 and 1800? What kind of activities took place within its walls? Who were the pharmacists? What kind of drugs did they make, and where did the ingredients come from? This exhibit, organized by the students in Professor Paola Bertucci's undergraduate seminar Collecting Nature and... Read More

Dermatology Grand Rounds in the Historical Library

Mar 22, 2018

Dermatology Grand Rounds in the Historical Library Wednesday, April 4, 2018 Viewing  8:00 - 9:00 am      Discussion  9:00 - 10:15 am. Jean Bolognia, M.D., and Irwin Braverman, M.D., will present nine patients of Dr. Peter Parker (YC 1831, YMS 1834) as portrayed in the Historical Library’s paintings by Lam Qua.   A medical missionary, Parker founded a hospital in Canton and commissioned portraits (1836-1855) of over one hundred patients, many of whom had large tumors. In 1888, he bequeathed his... Read More

Census Panel Discussion: Recap and Additional Resources

Mar 20, 2018

Update: On Monday, March 26th, the Commerce Department announced that the 2020 Census will reinstate the citizenship question for the first time in 70 years.  Our panelists discussed some of the dire and far-reaching consequences a Census undercount can have on public and economic health, as well as political representation.  A number of states are planning legal action in response to this decision.  See "What Can We Do?" below for a list of organizations advocating for a fair and trustworthy... Read More

It's March Madness at Cushing/Whitney Medical Library!

Mar 16, 2018

Join us March 21st and 22nd for March Madness at Cushing/Whitney Medical Library.  We'll be offering special classes comparing popular library resources. What tool or database has what it takes to win it all?  All classes are free and will be held in SHM L 103, also known as the TCC or computer classroom. Schedule:  Research ImpactScopus vs Web of Science Wednesday, March 21st at 1:00PM Both Scopus and Web of Science offer access to huge amounts of literature, track citations, offer insights... Read More

Resource Spotlight: Incidence & Prevalence Database

Mar 14, 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 the Incidence & Prevalence Database (IPD). Made available by Clarivate Analytics, IPD is a compendium of global epidemiological data from hundreds of sources. The collection of data is intended to... Read More