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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

Welcome new Cross-Departmental Team members

Jan 23, 2018

(by Melissa Funaro) Please join us in welcoming three new Cross Departmental Team members: Vasean Daniels, Dorota Peglow, and Christopher Zollo. The formation of the Cross-Departmental Team (CDT) in early 2015 has allowed the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library to easily accommodate spikes in service requests. Having a skilled group of professionals has permitted the Library to undertake new projects. The team has been invaluable in supporting the work of the Systematic Review Service. In addition... Read More

Resource Spotlight: Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination

Jan 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 Bates’ Visual Guide to Physical Examination. An online complement to the classic textbook, Bates’ Visual Guide to Physical Examination offers users head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination... Read More

Open Position: Assistant Director of Clinical Information Services

Jan 10, 2018

We're hiring!  Join our team, or share this link with colleagues who may be interested.   Assistant Director of Clinical Information Services Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library Yale University, New Haven, CT STARS Requisition number:  47576BR To apply: http://bit.ly/2mijFwX   Schedule:  Full-time (37.5 hours per week); Standard Work Week (M-F, 8:30-5:00)   Position Focus The Assistant Director of Clinical Information Services advances the Medical Library’s... Read More

The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library is pleased to introduce our new therapy dog, Gracie!

Jan 9, 2018

Gracie will visit the library on Tuesdays from noon - 2:00 pm, starting on August 21, 2018. Gracie is a 9 years old Goldendoodle (part Golden Retriever and Poodle) and is a member of Pet Partners Therapy Animal Program and K9 First Responders (K9FR), a Critical Incident Mental Health Support (CIMHS) organization.  Gracie and her handler, Lou Siegel will be at the Library most Tuesdays from noon to 2:00 pm.  Gracie’s therapy status is rated “Complex” which means she can handle noisy and... Read More

Construction in the 24-7 room

Jan 9, 2018

On Monday, January 8, there was a leak in the 24/7 room. The leak was caused by a combination of snow on the roof and a frozen drain. The snow has been removed, the drain cleared, and repairs have begun.  It will probably take 2 weeks (minimum) for repairs to be completed.  During this time, 3 of the desks in the 24/7 space will have to be removed. The room is still available for use during this time, but it may be noisy.

2016/17 Annual Report

Jan 8, 2018

We are pleased to present the 2016/17 Annual Report of the Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library. The library provides access to an extensive array of information resources and tools, offers research assistance and expertise, and delivers meaningful services to our users, to support innovation and excellence in biomedical research, patient care, and the development of scholars and future leaders in healthcare. This report documents some of the ways the library has worked to fulfill... Read More

New Resource Alert: Try BMJ Learning free until Feb. 16th!

Jan 5, 2018

The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library is always searching for the newest and most useful resources to license for our users. We're considering subscribing to BMJ Learning and would love your input -- sign up for an account today and let us know how you like it! BMJ Learning offers evidence-based continuing medical education resources for everyone in the healthcare community from undergraduate medical students to attending physicians. The platform is composed of hundreds of peer-reviewed learning... Read More