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Access to Ovid is Changing

Sep 6, 2019

The method for accessing Ovid will change in Fall 2019. Users who want to keep saved searches or auto alerts must follow the steps below to migrate their account.   How to migrate your saved searches and auto alerts:    Follow the steps below:   1. Go to the Ovid landing page   2. Select “Start Ovid”   3. Select “My Account” (top-right corner)   4. Select “Create Account... Read More

Celebrating 10 Years of the Cushing Center

Sep 3, 2019

Exhibition curated by Terry Dagradi and Deborah Streahle The Medical Library celebrates the first decade of the Cushing Center with a special exhibition leading up the its anniversary. Throughout his career as a groundbreaking neurosurgeon, Dr. Cushing took detailed notes on what patients told him about their serious, often mysterious ailments. He had patients sit for diagnostic photos and... Read More

New Collection: The Hall-Benedict Drug Company Logbooks and Ledgers

Aug 30, 2019

The Medical Historical Library is pleased to announce the addition of a new collection to our archives: The Hall-Benedict Drug Company Logbooks and Ledgers (Ms Coll 66), a collection of seventy-five volumes and six boxes, that documents the history of one of the oldest independent drug stores in Connecticut. The collection includes bound prescription logbooks and bound and loose financial ledgers... Read More

Labor Day Hours

Aug 20, 2019

The library will be open on September 2nd (Labor Day) from 11:00am - 4:00pm. We will reopen on Tuesday, September 3rd at 7:30am. As always, the 24/7 Computer and Study Room will remain open.

Grant Wood’s American Gothic Repurposed and Several Anti-Smoking Acquisitions

Aug 19, 2019

Grant Wood’s American Gothic Repurposed and Several Anti-Smoking Acquisitions on view now at the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library. “American Gothic” is one of the best known works by an American artist. Iowa native Grant Wood was inspired by the small town Iowan home in Gothic Revival style and asked his sister and his dentist to pose for the painting as father and daughter residents of the well... Read More

Room Reservations Now Live!

Aug 2, 2019

You can reserve group study rooms, meeting spaces, and classrooms in the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library (CWML) through https://rrs.yale.edu/. The CWML now offers five meeting rooms, one 125-seat classroom, and eight 16-seat classrooms. The E-level classrooms can be combined into three 32-seat classrooms. For a full list of bookable spaces, their features, and instructions on how to reserve them... Read More

Job Posting: Research & Education Librarian

Aug 1, 2019

Would you like to grow and thrive professionally in a collaborative, supportive, and user-centered environment? Do you enjoy working with students? Come work with us!   The Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library (CWML) at Yale seeks a proactive, service-oriented, and creative Research and Education Librarian (Librarian I-II) to support the research and education needs of medical... Read More

Welcome Nur-Taz Rahman

Aug 1, 2019

Please welcome our newest team member Dr. Nur-Taz Rahman, Simbonis Fellow in Bioinformatics - made possible through the generosity of the estate of Dr. Stanley Simbonis ’53, ‘57MD.   In her new role, Nur will be serving as an informationist in the established Bioinformatics Support Program at the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library. Nur is not new to Yale as she completed her PhD in the lab of... Read More

New Mac OS Open Source Software Installations

Jul 29, 2019

PyMOL:  PyMOL is an open source molecular visualization system created by Warren Lyford DeLano '93 Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry.   Fiji:  Fiji is an image processing package — a "batteries-included" distribution of ImageJ, bundling many plugins which facilitate scientific image analysis.   Both PyMOL 2.3 and Fiji (ImageJ) have been installed on all medical library iMacs within the... Read More

YNHH Computer Login Process

Jul 10, 2019

YNHH Staff, including nurses, are able to sign into Yale University Windows computers by formatting their username input as demonstrated below.   Users must type ynhh.org\  before their username as this tells the computer to check the YNHH.org domain for their user account and password.   EXAMPLE: Username: ynhh.org\epicusername Password: epic password