Watch the Movie: Paywall: the Business of Scholarship

The Library has acquired rights to stream the documentary, Paywall: The Business of Scholarship. The film is about the costs, pains, and business of scholarly publishing. This is an important movie for those who want to understand how valuable information is hidden behind high-cost and seemingly free information. A critical article in Nature (Sep 2018) . . . → Read More: Watch the Movie: Paywall: the Business of Scholarship

Magic in Ancient Egyptian Medicine

Halloween is steeped in all sorts of rituals. Many of which include a magical exchange between the netherworld and the physical world. Exchanges like these are documented in ancient Egyptian medicine manuals.

For ancient Egyptians, “the whole conception of life was magical.” (Bromage, 1953). For them, life was a “never-ending miracle” (Bromage, 1953) that extended . . . → Read More: Magic in Ancient Egyptian Medicine

InfoTreats: Day of the Databases

The Health Sciences Library is pleased to announce a special, sponsored Halloween Vendor fair!

On October 31, 2018 from 11-3pm ClinicalKey, McGraw-Hill, and Thieme will be in the BSB Lobby to serve up knowledge with light refreshments and treats.

Come by to say hello to the Reps of some of our most valued resources. . . . → Read More: InfoTreats: Day of the Databases

Upcoming Lecture!

The Art of Observation: Fine Tuning the Clinical Skills Needed to not Only Look, but to See…

Paintings reveal stories and represent people who live and breathe the complicated realities of life. There is much to learn and discover in examining a collection from the Metropolitan Museum of Art as the Health Sciences Library welcomes Carolyn Halpin-Healy to the Nevins Auditorium on Monday, November 5th at 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Carolyn . . . → Read More: Upcoming Lecture!

The Art of Observation: Fine Tuning the Clinical Skills Needed to not Only Look, but to See…

25th Annual Faculty Author Celebration

 

 

 

 

 

 

Congratulations to New York Medical College faculty authors who celebrated a quarter century of publications at the annual Faculty Author Celebration, held on August 28, 2018. Faculty, administrators and library staff congratulated the 2017 faculty authors and special awards were presented by Marie Ascher, MS, MPH, . . . → Read More: 25th Annual Faculty Author Celebration