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Riesman Family Gift of Rare Medical Books and Manuscripts

Dec 3, 2021

The Medical Historical Library is pleased to announce a gift of approximately 230 books and manuscripts from the libraries of David Riesman, M.D. and John P. Riesman, M.D.  The books range over a wide variety of topics and time periods, with the earliest texts dating from the 16th century. While volumes containing the works from highly influential medical authors such as Florence Nightingale,... Read More

New Gift: The Wilfrid Rall Computational Neuroscience Research Collection

Dec 1, 2021

The Medical Historical Library announces that the Wilfrid Rall computational neuroscience research collection (Ms Coll 83) is now open for researchers. The collection is a gift of Gordon Shepherd, MD, DPhil, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Neuroscience at Yale, and the family of Wilfrid Rall. Rall (1922-2018) was a neuroscientist whose work focused on the electrical properties of neurons... Read More

Thanksgiving Hours

Nov 22, 2021

Hours for the upcoming 2021 Thanksgiving holiday will be: Wednesday, November 24: 7:30am - 5pm Thursday, November 25: Closed Friday, November 26: Closed The 24/7 room will remain open and accessible via the stairwell to the left of the Medical Library entrance. Normal hours will resume Saturday, November 27. Wishing you and your loved ones a very happy Thanksgiving!

Melanie Norton Recognized for "Outstanding Leadership"

Nov 18, 2021

Melanie Norton, Head of Access and Delivery Services, was recognized for her outstanding leadership of the DiversAbility at Yale (DAY) affinity group. Throughout her career Melanie has been passionate and responsive to the needs of individuals impacted by disability, and in particular with the challenges students with disabilities encounter when trying to use public spaces and academic libraries... Read More

Open Access Week 2021

Oct 25, 2021

Welcome to Open Access Week 2021!  Visit this page for daily updates with short activities you can complete to learn more about open access publishing and show you support for greater transparency in the scholarly publishing industry.  From SPARC, “Open Access is the free, immediate, online availability of research articles coupled with the rights to use these articles fully in the digital... Read More

Happy Peer Review Week!

Sep 23, 2021

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... Read More

Medical Library Tabling Event (9/15/21)

Sep 14, 2021

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

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... Read More

Welcome new staff!

Aug 11, 2021

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... Read More

EndNote 20 is here!

Aug 6, 2021

  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... Read More