Update: As of Thursday night, ILLiad is back up and running. Thanks for your patience.
ILLiad, the library's interlibrary loan system, is not functioning. Library ITS is working on a solution to fix this issue as soon as possible. This means we are currently unable to order any materials for users, nor can users submit requests. Please check back for updates.
From October 19-25, the Yale Library is celebrating international Open Access Week with a series of wide-ranging events. Events will focus on topics from the use of data, images and government documents, to knowing your rights as an author and understanding "predatory publishers."
What is Open Access Week? Here's a taste, from the week's official website:
(Post authored by Melissa Grafe)
The Medical Historical Library announces a new gift encompassing visual materials depicting medical practice, public health, disease, and more from the collection of Bert Hansen, Ph.D.
(Written by John Gallagher, Interim Director)
The Medical Library is hosting 2 events for Founder's Day, this Wednesday, Otober 7.
From 11-3 we will offer tours featuring the Cushing Center and our current exhibit, Historical Illustrations of Skin Disease.
We will also have a visit from our therapy dog, Finn, from 11am-noon.
The Research Data Consultation Group is a collaborative, university-wide group created to provide consultation on data management best practices, implement data management services, and help link users to resources. The RDCG’s membership includes experts in data management, metadata, information technology, and preservation as well as domain expertise in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities.
RDCG can, for example:
Due to product updates, IPA will be unavailable from 8PM EST on Friday, September 25th thru 3PM EST on Sunday, September 27th, 2015.
The Medical Library's Digital Collections will undergo scheduled maintenance from 7:30am-noon on Wednesday, September 23. During that time, they will be unavailable. We apologize for any inconvenience.
(Authored in collaboration with Kelly Barrick, Center for Science and Social Science Information)
There has been significant change with GIS support recently at Yale. First, the Libraries are currently in the process of filling the GIS Librarian vacancy. This position will be instrumental in supporting the suite of geospatial services and resources that Yale has to offer. The library is also working with faculty and departments to find additional ways of managing multiple tiers of GIS assistance across campus.