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Women's Leadership Resource Library

Mar 31, 2021

In support of women leaders at the Yale School of Medicine, Prasanna Ananth, MD, MPH, a member of the School of Medicine Committee on the Status of Women (SWIM), has been collaborating with Melissa Funaro, Clinical Research & Education Librarian from the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, on the Women’s Leadership Resource Library. The electronic library is designed to help women in medicine... Read More

Taking Note of Medical Education: exploring 16th to early 19th century medical education

Mar 19, 2021

The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library is pleased to announce that volumes from our manuscript collection, focused on medical education, are now available online! The effort to digitize these volumes and make them freely available worldwide was generously funded by the Arcadia Fund. The Historical Library holds a collection of volumes handwritten between the sixteenth and early nineteenth centuries... Read More

Medical Library awarded 2021 Research Advancement in Health Sciences Librarianship Award

Mar 12, 2021

The Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Research Advancement in Health Sciences Librarianship Award from the Medical Library Association. This award recognizes organizations “whose exemplary actions have served to advance health information research and evidence-based practice in health sciences libraries… and have created and sustained a... Read More

NIH Living Textbook of Pragmatic Clinical Trials: New Content on Research Data

Mar 8, 2021

  The Living Textbook of Pragmatic Clinical Trials is a collection of knowledge from the NIH Health Care Systems Research Collaboratory. This free web-accessed resource reflects a collection of special considerations and best practices in the design, conduct, and reporting of pragmatic clinical trials and is organized to follow the linear progression of these stages. Within this resource,... Read More

SPARC’s Federal Data Sharing Policy Resource Update Released

Mar 1, 2021

SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) has launched an update to its Federal Data Sharing Policy Resource. This update distills the latest changes in the US federal agencies’ data sharing policy requirements to make them more easily and quickly understandable.  SPARC works to enable open sharing of research outputs and educational materials in order to democratize... Read More

Library to Cover All Publishing Fees for PLOS Journals

Feb 24, 2021

Yale University Library has entered into 2 unique membership agreements with PLOS, an open access publisher of high quality journals in science and medicine. These 3-year commitments will waive article processing charges (APCs) for Yale-affiliated authors publishing in PLOS journals! This includes all existing PLOS titles: PLOS Biology, PLOS Medicine, PLOS One, PLOS Computational Biology, PLOS... Read More

New online exhibition: “Materiality, Fragility, and Loss in the Medical Archive”

Feb 3, 2021

The Historical Library is pleased to announce a new online exhibition showing items you might never find in our physical exhibits!  https://onlineexhibits.library.yale.edu/s/materialfragility/page/home “Materiality, Fragility, and Loss in the Medical Archive” was curated by Anabelle Gambert-Jouan, a doctoral candidate in the Department of the History of Art, who was supported by a Graduate... Read More

Remote Services & Support

Jan 8, 2021

Visit this page for updates on library hours and closings. Here are some important tools and resources for using the medical library. Virtual Support from Your Librarian  Contact your specialty's librarian or personal librarian (for students) for support or to schedule a consultation by phone or Zoom.  For general questions, contact AskYaleMedicalLibrary@yale.edu. Remote Access... Read More

Winter Recess and Reopening Plans

Dec 16, 2020

Yale University will be on winter recess from December 23 – January 3. The medical library will offer limited services through email on December 24, 26, 28, 30 and January 2. In addition, there will be StatLab consultation hours during the break, shown on the StatLab calendar.  Please send questions or inquiries to AskYaleMedicalLibrary@yale.edu during this time. Visit this page for information... Read More

Holiday Pet Photos

Dec 15, 2020

To celebrate the holiday season, we asked our staff to send in their best holiday pet photos! Please enjoy this collection of furry friends in their holiday best. WINNER: "Best Christmas Fren"  Name: Ashley  Breed: Border Collie/Cho mix  Age: 10 yrs  Best gift: Stuffed animals  Human: Terry Dagradi WINNER: "Best Sweater"  Name: Ben  Breed: Handsome  Age: 9 yrs  Best gift... Read More