We are pleased to announce awards for our first Ferenc Gyorgyey/Stanley Simbonis YSM’57 Research Travel Grants since 2019, to two recipients, Michael Ortiz (Harvard University) and Jiemin (Tina) Wei (Harvard University). Ortiz’s proposed project, “American Nature: Life and Political Community in Post-Reconstruction United States, 1877-1927,” shifts the debate on citizenship away from strictly... Read More
Starting June 26th, the Morse and Historical Library Reading Rooms will undergo a series of small renovations. Enhancements in the Historical Library Reading Room will include new area rugs to help with sound attenuation, new tables with surface-accessible power, and improved and more efficient lighting. Updates in the Morse Reading Room will include refinished tables with new lighting and... Read More
Spring 2023 graduates will continue to have access to the Medical Library and to library resources (print and digital) until September 2023. After September, graduates are eligible for tiered borrowing privileges.
Alumni privileges for the Medical Library include:
Stacks Pass: Access to the Medical Library facilities and stacks. No borrowing privileges. Free.
Alumni Standard... Read More
On view in the Medical Library's hallway exhibition space through August 18th
In 2013, the Historical Library acquired a collection of 2,600 posters with international public health and safety messages, representing 57 countries and several global health organizations. The posters are selections from the collection dating between 1963-2008. Many represent collaborations between national... Read More
Yale Library has finalized the APC (article processing charge) discount agreement with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press. This agreement reduces APC charges from $3,700 to $2,000 per article in the following CSH journals: Genes & Development, Genome Research, RNA, and Learning & Memory. APCs are reduced from $2,250 to $1,215 in Molecular Case Studies. The standard article processing... Read More
Looking for a private place to study or take a phone call? The Medical Library recently acquired two more Zenbooths! All three booths are now located on the E-Level in the study space near the Technology Support Service Center (see map).
These free-standing modular privacy booths offer a soundproof space for visitors to take phone calls, have meetings, or focus on tasks in complete silence. The... Read More
As we launch the Medical Library's exhibition "Killer or Cure? Poison through the Centuries" on March 23rd, we'd like to remind you that while poison has often captured the public imagination through the ages, today it can cause real harm, and even death.
Unfortunately, as of 2021, poison is the leading cause of injury death in the United States, and three-quarters of poison deaths are... Read More
The Medical Historical Library of the Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library at Yale University is pleased to announce its fourteenth annual Research Travel award for use of the Historical Library. The deadline is April 30th, 2023.
The Ferenc Gyorgyey/Stanley Simbonis YSM’57 Research Travel Grant is available to historians, medical practitioners, and other researchers outside of Yale who... Read More
The Medical Historical Library in the Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library at Yale University is pleased to announce its first fellowship for the study of medical photographic history.
The Stanley B. Burns M.D. Fellowship for the Study of Medical Photographic History supports the study of the history of medical photography at Yale, maximizing the research potential of the Stanley B. ... Read More
This past February, the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, together with the Digital Humanities Lab and other campus partners, celebrated Love Data Week, an international event dedicated to data enthusiasm and education.
With more than two hundred attendees across seven events (including many community attendees at the keynote, which was open, virtually, to the public), the week was a resounding... Read More