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Back-to-School Supply Drive, August 4-25

Aug 4, 2017

The Yale Employee Affinity Groups are hosting another Back-to-School Supply Drive for 2 New Haven elementary schools, Columbus Family Academy and Benjamin Jepson School.  The Supply Drive will run from Friday, August 4 to Friday, August 25. The Library will be hosting a donation box near the circulation desk.   Encourage others to donate! Share information about the drive with colleagues and friends. Your generosity will give students a great start to their 2017-2018 academic year.  

Collection Development & Scholarly Communication Librarian

Jul 12, 2017

We're hiring! Join our team, or share this link with colleagues who may be interested.   Collection Development & Scholarly Communication Librarian Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library Yale University, New Haven, CT Rank: Librarian II — III Requisition:  44636BR www.yale.edu/jobs   Schedule: Full-time (37.5 hours per week); Standard Work Week (M-F, 8:30-5:00)   The Collection Development & Scholarly Communication Librarian provides leadership in... Read More

Beyond Impact Factor: How do I know which journal to publish in?

Jun 30, 2017

  When researchers consider where to submit an article, they often consider a journal’s impact factor.  The impact factor is a measure of the frequency an average article has been cited in a particular year. However, some journals, such as those not indexed by Thompson Reuters’ Journal Citation Report (JCR), or journals with less than three years of publication, will not have an impact factor.  Another option to view journal level impact is Scopus’s serials comparison tool lists the journals... Read More

Cataloging Cushing's Patients

May 30, 2017

The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library is pleased to announce the completion of a grant funded to catalog 2,600 glass plate negatives from the Cushing Brain Tumor Registry.  The grant proposal, "Rethinking Early Neurosurgery: The Harvey Cushing Collection," was funded through a National Network of Libraries of Medicine-New England Region Knowledge/Data Management Award.  From mid-February through April 30th 2017,  a team of graduate and undergraduate students carefully inputted information on over... Read More

New exhibition: "New Lives for Old Specimens," May 25-November 3, 2017

May 18, 2017

  New Lives for Old Specimens May 25th-November 3rd, 2017 Cushing Rotunda, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library   Is there any use for old anatomy and pathology specimens, usually consigned to dusty basements for storage or destroyed after a number of years?   In our new exhibition “New Lives for Old Specimens,” the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library features current medical research using historical specimens from Yale’s collections.  Multiple curators drawn from inside... Read More

(RESOLVED) YaleLinks not showing up in PubMed

May 15, 2017

Update: As of Monday afternoon the problem appears to have been resolved. YaleLinks are currently not showing up in PubMed.  We will update this page when more information becomes available.  In the meantime, please use our eJournals to find online content, or request a PDF if the article is not available online. 

Upcoming Renovations in the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library

May 12, 2017

(by John Gallagher) Beginning in December the Medical Library is going to undergo some exciting and significant renovations. The library’s sky-lit Information Room will be repurposed to accommodate a 126-seat team-based learning classroom. Six classrooms will replace un-utilized stacks space on the lower level. Two additional classrooms, several small group study rooms, and an Information Commons equipped with 24 dual-monitor workstations, will round out the changes on the lower level. When... Read More

Moral Judgment in Evaluating Disease: Some Pictures for Discussion

Apr 21, 2017

Curated by David K. Dupee and Melinda Wang, M.D. Candidates, Class of 2020, Yale School of Medicine, this new exhibit in the hallway, is a collaboration of the Program for Humanities in Medicine and the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library. By virtue of its ubiquity, we all practice moral judgment at some degree long before developing an aptitude for clinical evaluation. Ideas of how a "good" person should look and act, reside within us and subtly impact the way that we perceive those around us.... Read More

Join our team! Now recruiting a Research and Education Librarian

Apr 6, 2017

We're hiring! Join our team, or share this link with colleagues who may be interested.   Position details: Research and Education Librarian The Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library Yale University New Haven, CT Requisition:  42608BRbit.ly/ResEdLibrarian Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut.  Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that... Read More

#SteppingOutAtYale – APHA’s #1BillionSteps Challenge, Library Edition

Mar 30, 2017

Cushing/Whitney Medical Library loves public health, and so we’re celebrating National Public Health Week with the American Public Health Association. In the first week of April, you can enjoy daily public health-themed literature workshops and daily social media postings of our favorite public health posters from the Medical Historical Library. But wait, there’s more! Are you part of APHA’s #1BillionSteps Challenge, encouraging everyone to do consistent physical activity? Would you like to... Read More