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Clinical Alert from the NIH

Oct 25, 2011

Clinical Alert: Commonly Used Three-drug Regimen for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Found Harmful NIH Stops One Treatment Arm of Trial; Other Two Treatments to Continue The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health, has stopped one arm of a three arm multi-center, clinical trial studying treatments for the lung-scarring disease idiopathic... Read More

In the Know: Medical Resources @ Your Fingertips

Oct 19, 2011

Ever wonder how to manage your research articles or what medical apps are available for your mobile device?  Come to a walk-up help session on Thursday, November 10th and librarians will answer these questions and many more.  Drop by to hear about new resources and tools to manage research articles and format your references.   Bring your iPad or smart phone for hands-on learning.  For more... Read More

The Centennial Exhibit of the Yale Child Study Center

Oct 13, 2011

“100 Years of Child Study at Yale", is on display in the rotunda at the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library.  The history of child development as a scientific field of study is primarily a story of the 20th century. The Yale Child Study Center stands as one of the few institutions – and the only one in a major University and School of Medicine – which has been a major source of leadership in the... Read More

U.S. Food Administration Posters from World War I

Oct 10, 2011

On View in the Library Corridor through January 6 Selections from the Historical Collections L.C. Clinker and M.J. Dwyer Don’t Waste Food While Others Starve! c.1918Lithograph printed by Heywood Strasser and Voight Lithograph Company, New York, for the U.S. Food AdministrationPurchased through the Lucia P. Fulton Fund 2010 Harvey T. Dunn U.S.A. 1884-1952 Victory is a Question of Stamina,... Read More

Anti-Drug and AIDS Awareness Posters

Oct 10, 2011

Anti-Drug and AIDS Awareness Posters from the 1980’s and 1990’s On View in the Library Foyer through January 6 Selections from the Historical Collections Andrej PagowskiPolish b. 1953                 Narkotyki to gówno [Drugs are Shit]                Published for Fundacja Wspierania Tworzcosci, Kultury i Sztuke                ARS [Foundation for Supportof Culture, Art, and Creativity... Read More

Colloquium Digital Library of Life Sciences – New Resource

Oct 10, 2011

This new resource is a collection of e-books; it consists of 50-100 page electronic books.  Colloquium titles are dynamic presentations which synthesize an important research or development topic, written by scientists in the field for graduate students to researchers.  Colloquium covers cell and molecular biology and biomedicine and offers added synthesis, analysis and depth than journal... Read More

Persian Manuscript Note Cards

Aug 24, 2011

Harvey Cushing’s prized book collection contains several Arabic and Persian manuscripts.  Faraḥ nāmah by al-Muṭahhar ibn Muḥammad Yazdī, copied in the 17th century from an 11th century manuscript, is a study of natural history, beautifully  illuminated with detailed multicolored illustrations of animals, birds, plants, stones and humans. This manuscript, part of the Medical Historical... Read More

2010 data from Journal Citation Reports

Jun 29, 2011

Interested in impact factors or citation metrics for journals? JCR, Web of Science’s Journal Citation Reports, now has this data available through 2010. If you want metrics for specific articles and authors; h-index or g-index information, or an eigenfactor score, contact one of our librarians. They can show you how to find this information in JCR and in other databases such as Scopus.

Two Hundred Years of Medical Education at Yale

Jun 8, 2011

]On October 28, 1810, the Connecticut Legislature approved a charter to create a medical school at Yale.  The Medical Institution of Yale College, now Yale University School of Medicine, was the sixth medical school in the United States.  From a single rented building with five faculty members and no hospital in the state of Connecticut, the Yale School of Medicine, in association with Yale-New... Read More

National Library of Medicine Celebrates its 175th Anniversary

May 17, 2011

In 1836, the library of the U.S. Army Surgeon General consisted of a small collection of medical books on one shelf. Today, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) is the world’s largest biomedical library. With some 14 million items in more than 150 languages, it is the worldwide leader in trusted medical and health information and innovation. But this unique library is about much more than... Read More