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Happy Peer Review Week!

Sep 23, 2021

By Holly Grossetta Nardini
Happy Peer Review week! Despite many criticisms and calls for reform1,2,3 peer review remains an intrinsic part of the academic scholarly lifecycle. Like faculty, librarians are deeply involved in peer review – both receiving peer review on our own scholarship and volunteering our peer review services to journals. In particular, librarians are skilled at reviewing methodologies and search strategies for evidence syntheses papers like scoping and systematic reviews. In evidence synthesis, the... Read More

Medical Library Tabling Event (9/15/21)

Sep 14, 2021

By Dana Haugh
Interested in learning more about what the medical library can do for you? Whether it’s setting up citation alerts for your papers or accessing journals off campus, we’re here to help! Stop by the medical library entrance on September 15 from 9:00am – 11:00am to find out more.

Closed for Labor Day (9/6/21)

Sep 2, 2021

By Dana Haugh
The medical library will be closed on Monday, September 6 for Labor Day. As always, the 24/7 room will be open for Yale and YNHH ID holders. To access the 24/7 room when the medical library is closed, use the stairwell to the left of the medical library entrance, go down one set of stairs, and turn right into the corridor. The 24/7 room door is located down the hall on the right side. Please note: there is no elevator access to and from this room when the medical library is closed.

Welcome new staff!

Aug 11, 2021

By Dana Haugh
The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library is delighted to welcome two new staff members to our team.  On the Academic and Research Education team we welcomed Kayla Del Biondo and Sofia Fertuzinhos. Kayla Del Biondo joins us as the Simbonis Librarian for Public Health. Kayla will work with Kate Nyhan in providing support to the YSPH community, particularly students, as well as assist Lindsay Barnett with scholarly communication projects and topics, such as open access, copyright, and processing YSPH... Read More

Job Opportunity: Term Archivist

Aug 9, 2021

By Melissa Grafe
We’re hiring at the Medical Historical Library at the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library! Join us for a 1-year archivist position (from date of hire) to help us process archival collections related to plastic surgery and medicine. This is a great position for someone wanting to branch into medical archives and who wants more experience working in ArchivesSpace. Under the supervision of the Lead Archivist, you would: process archival collections in the field of plastic surgery and medicine,... Read More

EndNote 20 is here!

Aug 6, 2021

By Caitlin Meyer
  As of this month, the library is officially supporting EndNote 20! Classes will be taught in 20 and we encourage you to upgrade to best follow along and take advantage of the software’s new functionalities. What’s the difference between X9 and 20? Some of the the biggest differences between the versions are visual: new icons, reorganized menus, and more space between references for easier reading. Notable changes include the Word icons from X9 now living as menu options under Tools and the... Read More

New Online Exhibition on Medical Astrology

Aug 3, 2021

By Melissa Grafe
When people think of astrology today, they may conjure images of online horoscopes and celebrities casting birth charts as part of popular culture. Astrology has a much longer lineage, particularly connected to medicine and science. Medical astrology was widely practiced in Europe between the fifteenth and seventeenth centuries. Part art, part science, it was integral to several fields of study, linking medicine to natural philosophy, mathematics, and astronomy, among others. In spring 2021,... Read More

Medical library resumes full operating hours Aug 1

Aug 1, 2021

By Dana Haugh
The medical library resumed full operating hours on Sunday, August 1, 2021. After a year of operating with reduced building hours, we are excited to welcome Yale and YNHH ID holders back to the library during the following hours of service: Monday - Thursday: 7:30am - Midnight Friday: 7:30am - 10:00pm Saturday: 10:00am - 10:00pm Sunday: 10:00am - Midnight For upcoming exceptions and holiday closings, see our Hours page.  Additionally, The Cushing Center reopened to Yale and YNHH ID holders on... Read More

Yale ITS maintenance to impact library resources

Jul 13, 2021

By Dana Haugh
Yale ITS will perform maintenance from approximately 8:00pm Saturday, July 17 – 5:00am Sunday, July 18th.  This will impact most university systems including websites, VPN, EZproxy, WiFi, email, and CAS authentication. Access to library websites and resources will be unavailable during this time. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Yale ITS Help Desk.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Resources

Jul 1, 2021

By Dana Haugh
Recently we launched a new webpage that brings together medical-focused resources relating to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The page is located under the "Collections" tab and includes topics such as Race and Racism in Health Care, Disability Studies at Yale, LGBTQI+ Health, and the Women's Leadership Resource Library. Many of these resources are curated by medical librarians in partnership with various departments in the Yale medical center.  Visit the page If you have questions or ideas... Read More