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New Book for the Humanities in Medicine Collection

Dec 3, 2017

Check out the newest book in the Humanities in Medicine Collection, Lindsey Fitzharris’s The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister’s Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine. .   Excerpt from the book cover: The gripping story of how Joseph Lister’s antiseptic method changed medicine forever In The Butchering Art, the historian Lindsey Fitzharris reveals the shocking world of nineteenth-century surgery on the eve of profound transformation. She conjures up early operating theaters―no... Read More

Resource Spotlight: AccessMedicine

Nov 15, 2017

By Caitlin Meyer
Welcome to our new series, 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 AccessMedicine. Produced by publisher McGraw-Hill, AccessMedicine is part of a robust family of resources including AccessAnesthesiology, AccessEmergency, AccessPediatrics, and... Read More

Meet Gracie, the Library's new therapy dog

Nov 13, 2017

We are delighted to announce our new therapy dog, Gracie! Gracie is a Goldendoodle, and her handler is Lou Siegel.   Starting Tuesday, November 28, Gracie and Lou will be here most Tuesday from noon to 2 pm. Please check this page for information about Gracie and Lou and when they will be visiting.

Scheduled outage of some library online applications, Nov 3-6

Nov 3, 2017

Our application servers are scheduled to be moved to the ITS datacenter at West Campus early Monday (November 6th). As a result, there will be an interruption of service for the following applications:         Greenstone Digitized Collections* (Offline Monday morning) E-Journals and E-Books Database (Offline Monday morning)   Cushing Center Database (Offline after 5pm Friday the 3rd)     We expect the move to be completed by noon on Monday. *Many of the digital collections are... Read More

New Video: Bioinformatics at Yale

Oct 19, 2017

You probably know that the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library offers support for bioinformatics projects, but do you know exactly where we fit into the high-throughput omics research data cycle? In this new video produced by CWML staff, you can see a sampling of the tools and services we offer throughout the process. Highlighted resources include: Qlucore Omics Explorer, a tool that facilitates a dynamic analysis of omics data, applicable to various phases of a discovery cycle. Qlucore helps you... Read More

Exhibit: "War is not healthy for children..." and Other Recent Acquisitions

Oct 18, 2017

This small exhibit highlights protest posters from the 1980s and 1990s, including those of the organization Physicians for Social Responsibility opposing the neutron bomb.  On view, also, are Keith Haring’s “No Nukes” and multiple images of the “mushroom cloud” in calls for action. A popular novelty poster advises-- “When the bomb goes off, make sure you are higher than the bomb.” New York City’s Statue of Liberty appears in three posters in which she warns of pollution and climate change... Read More

Biomedical Literature Searcher

Sep 28, 2017

Biomedical Literature Searcher Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library Yale University   Rank: Casual Position Term: Until June 30, 2018 Schedule: Flexible; Approximately 10-15 hours/week. Quantity will vary depending on need but will not          exceed 19 hours in any given week.   Position Summary:   Seeking an experienced health sciences librarian with outstanding biomedical literature searching skills to supplement the existing Cushing/Whitney Medical Library... Read More

Janene Batten receives YNHH Nurses Choice Award

Sep 27, 2017

Janene Batten receives the Nurses Choice award by Judy Spak We are delighted to announce the recent recognition of one of our own by the Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH) nursing community. Janene Batten was secretly nominated and received the Nurses Choice Award. The award is presented to “an outstanding individual who is not a nurse, but one who supports and recognizes the importance of the practice of nursing at YNHH.”   Janene was presented with the award on September 13th in the YNHH Atrium... Read More

"The Time is Now! The Many Faces of Diversity": A National Disability Awareness Month lunchtime workshop

Sep 25, 2017

Join us on October 17th, 12:00 - 1:00 pm in the Medical Historical Library (Sterling Hall of Medicine, L-wing, 333 Cedar Street) for a lunchtime workshop entitled, "The Time is Now! The Many Faces of Disability." The talk will be led by Dr. Cindy Miller, MD, Department of Radiology. Dr. Miller's workshop will focus on the relationship between disability and diversity, the definition of disability, the diversity within disability, and disability as a "process." Additionally, the discussion will... Read More

Pop-Up Exhibit: Revolutionary Public Health Campaign, September 27, 4-6 p.m.

Sep 20, 2017

“The Soviet government is waging a relentless battle against venereal diseases…Participation in this battle is everyone’s duty….” In commemoration of the centennial of the Russian Revolution, the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library joins the Yale University Libraries--Beinecke, CSSI, Gilmore Music Library, Haas Arts Library, and Manuscripts and Archives in sharing works from our collections pertaining to this era and event.  Join us to view "A Revolutionary Public Health Campaign," 4 p.m. to 6 p.m... Read More