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CLS Library Summer Curriculum: Schedule of Activities

The main objective of this program is to help new international PhD students familiarize themselves with the Yale library system and become expert users of library collections and resources.

Session 1

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Friday, August 4

Student Group Place / Topic / Instructor

Biomedical students: Biology & Biomedical Sciences, Nursing, Public Health

Bass Library L06
Introduction to the Yale Library
Kate Nyhan

Science students: Applied Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering & Applied Science, Geology & Geophysics, Mathematics, Physics

Meet at Bass Library L01 and walk together to the International Room, Sterling Memorial Library
Introduction to the Yale Library
Kayleigh Bohemier and Andy Shimp

Social Science students: Economics, Psychology, Statistics & Data Science

Humanities students: East Asian Languages and Literatures, History, History of Art, Religious Studies

Bass Library L01
Introduction to the Yale Library
Gwyneth Crowley and Carla Heister

 

Session 2

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Tuesday, August 8  

Student Group

Place / Topic / Instructor

Biomedical students: Biology & Biomedical Sciences, Nursing, Public Health

Room L 103, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, 333 Cedar St., Yale School of Medicine
Medical Library Tour and Terminology
Kate Nyhan

East Asian Languages and Literatures
History

The “nave,” Sterling Memorial Library

Meeting with Subject Librarian and Tour
Michael Meng

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Front desk, Center for Science and Social Science Information (CSSSI), 219 Prospect Street, Concourse (lower) Level of Kline Biology Tower
Meeting with Subject Librarian
Lori Bronars

History of Art

Front Desk, Reference Library and Archives, Second Floor, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel Street (corner of Chapel and High streets)
Yale Center for British Art Library Tour
Kraig Binkowski and Beth Morris

Religious Studies

The “nave,” Sterling Memorial Library
Meet with Subject Librarian and Tour
Robin Dougherty

Science students: Applied Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering & Applied Science, Geology & Geophysics, Mathematics, Physics

International Room, Sterling Memorial Library
Meeting with Subject Librarians
Kayleigh Bohemier and Andy Shimp

Social Science students: Economics, Psychology, Statistics & Data Science

Classroom, Center for Science and Social Science Information (CSSSI), 219 Prospect Street, Concourse (lower) Level of Kline Biology Tower
Meeting with Subject Librarians
Gwyneth Crowley and Carla Heister

 

Session 3

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm, Monday, August 14  

Student Group

Place / Topic / Instructor

Biomedical students: Biology & Biomedical Sciences, Nursing, Public Health

Lobby, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, 333 Cedar St., Yale School of Medicine
Medical Library Speed Dating
Kate Nyhan with a cast of thousands

History of Art

Front desk, Arts Library, 180 York Street
Meeting with Subject Librarian and Tour
Lindsay King

All others

International Room, Sterling Memorial Library
Google and Google Scholar
Kayleigh Bohémier and Andy Shimp

 

Session 4

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Thursday, August 17

 

Student Group

Place / Topic / Instructor

Biomedical students: Biology & Biomedical Science, Nursing, Public Health

Room C 103 (just outside of the Medical Library), Yale School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St.,
Searching with Google and Google Scholar for the Health Sciences
Melissa Funaro

All others

International Room, Sterling Memorial Library
Tips & Tools for Managing Documents and References
Kayleigh Bohémier, Carla Heister, Andy Shimp

 

Session 5

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Friday, August 18  

Student Group

Place / Topic / Instructor

Biomedical students: Biology & Biomedical Science, Nursing, Public Health

Room C 103 (just outside of the Medical Library), Yale School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St.,
Citation Management
Kate Nyhan

Humanities students: East Asian Languages and Literatures, History, History of Art, Religious Studies

Front Desk, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, 121 Wall Street
Beinecke Library Tour
Moira Fitzgerald

All others

Classroom, Center for Science and Social Science Information (CSSSI), 219 Prospect Street, Concourse (lower) Level, Kline Biology Tower
CSSSI Library Tour and Understanding Call Numbers
Kayleigh Bohémier and Andy Shimp