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Jeannette Ponzio: 50 Years with the Library

2 March 2016 - 3:14pm by Andy Hickner

(by Katie Hart)

Since she joined the library in 1965, Jeannette Ponzio has witnessed the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library evolve significantly. Interim Director, John Gallagher, sat with Jeannette, the library’s longest serving employee, for a conversation about her many years of exceptional service.

JG:       Jeannette, tell me about when you first joined the Medical Library. What was it like then? What was your first job?

Guides are unavailable

26 February 2016 - 11:10am by Andy Hickner

UPDATE:  Guides are back up.  Thanks for your patience.

The Library's Guides are temporarily offline due to technical problems with the vendor.  We have no further information at this time.  Stay tuned for updates.  

Embase: A strong source for international and drug literature

4 February 2016 - 10:33am by Andy Hickner

Embase is a database covering international biomedical literature from 1974 to the present. All MEDLINE records are included in Embase, as well as over 5 million records not covered in MEDLINE.  Embase is especially strong in its coverage of drug therapy, pharmaceutical research, and medical devices. Embase also provides a global perspective in medicine, with coverage of journals published in 90 countries.

Training Sessions for the Winter Semester at the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library

29 January 2016 - 3:41pm by Andy Hickner

The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library has prepared the following menu of training sessions for the winter semester. It includes training on how to do literature search, patent search, use of Cytoscape, genome browsers, EndNote, systematic reviews, functional analysis, variant annotation, and more. Since seating is limited, please register to reserve yours by following the links next to each session.

Please contact Vermetha Polite vermetha.polite@yale.edu for questions or comments on these sessions.

PubMed: Improve your Skills

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