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Attention: No Bioinformatics Office Hours on Nov 5th, 2020

Nov 3, 2020

We are sorry to inform you that the Bioinformatics Support Office Hours are canceled for 5th Nov, 2020 (Thursday). We apologize for causing any inconvenience. We are hoping to resume our regular office hours on the 12th of Nov., 2020.    In the meantime, if you have urgent questions regarding Bioinformatics Analysis, please reach out to us at nur-taz.rahman@yale.edu or rolando.milian@yale.edu... Read More

Change in Oct 29th Bioinformatics Support Office Hours

Oct 27, 2020

Just for the week of Oct 26th, 2020 the Bioinformatics Support Office Hours will be held on Wednesday, 28th October, 2020 from 2pm to 4pm. Regular Thursday 10am-Noon hours will resume from the following week. Thanks for your cooperation!

Finding Fulton in the Historical Library

Sep 14, 2020

While Harvey Cushing was the impetus behind the formation of Yale’s Medical Library, you can find materials on the other founders, John Fulton and Arnold Klebs, within the Historical Library’s main reading room.   John Fulton, the youngest of the three founders of the Historical Library, trained in medicine and physiology at Harvard and Oxford, and came to Yale in 1930 as professor of physiology... Read More

Bioinformatics Support Office Hours: Fall 2020

Aug 27, 2020

Have OMICS analysis related questions? Don't forget, there are weekly Bioinformatics Support Office Hours for a quick consultation!!! Every Thursday from 10am until Noon. 

Medical Library Reopens on August 24

Aug 24, 2020

*UPDATE: Beginning November 25, all Yale libraries will be closed to library users. We are happy to announce that we reopened the medical library on Monday, August 24. Our hours of service are: Mon-Fri:             7:30AM - 6:00PM Sat-Sun:           10:00AM – 6:00PM Building access is limited to Yale and YNHH users authorized to be on campus. Visitors will notice many changes to both our on-site... Read More

Book Lending Resumes

Aug 20, 2020

We are excited to announce the resumption of several on-site library services, including book lending though a contact-free pickup system. TO BORROW BOOKS Simply select "Request for pickup at the Medical Library Entrance" in the Orbis record of the book you wish to borrow, enter your login credentials, and complete the prompts to place your order. Once submitted, the book will be checked out... Read More

Collection Budget Reduction

Jun 26, 2020

The financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is being felt in many areas of the university, and the library is no exception. For fiscal year 2021, the library must reduce its general collection expenditures by around 10%. To achieve this target, we have compiled a list of journal titles and databases for cancellation. Each item on this list has been carefully assessed prior to being selected for... Read More

The DIY Historical Herbarium

Jun 1, 2020

Written by Alicia Petersen, PhD student, History of Science and Medicine Program (HSHM) Herbaria, collections of dried plant specimens that were (usually) adhered to sheets of paper, were very popular in 18th-century Europe. From professional botanists exploring the Americas to amateur scientists roaming the fields near their homes, many used herbaria to store preserved plants for later study. In... Read More

COVID-19 Medical Student Elective Course

Apr 21, 2020

When medical students were pulled out of clerkship rotations last month, the YSM Office of Education sought new electives for the students to take in their unexpected off time. Librarians Judy Spak, Caitlin Meyer, and Courtney Brombosz quickly developed a proposal: an intensive two-week elective where students would respond in real time to the COVID-19 pandemic by selecting a pandemic-related... Read More

Virtual Office Hours

Apr 8, 2020

Do you miss using the beautiful spaces at the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library for studying, collaborating, and working? We do as well – but the good news is that we are providing all our support and services online! The library is very much open and functional. We would like to bring your attention particularly to the office hours, which are still happening regularly over Zoom. Please head over... Read More