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Lecture and Media Wall Exhibit Reception

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 21:23:58 +0000

Join us at CSSSI on November 16, at 3 - 4:30 pm, for Professor Shiller’s talk about Financial Markets in Theory and Reality.  There will also be an opening reception for the new media wall exhibit titled "Economics Department at Yale: Understanding and Changing the World."

CT GIS Day at Yale

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 14:20:22 +0000

On November 15, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m, explore mapping innovations with the Connecticut and Yale GIS communities! This day-long celebration–part of international GIS Day, which showcases applications of geographic information systems (GIS) technology worldwide–includes panel discussions, presentations, workshops, networking opportunities, and a GIS Day Cake Reception. 

Bass Library Workshop: 30 Minutes to a Better Bibliography

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 14:50:53 +0000

Are you writing a paper that requires a bibliography or a works cited? A citation management tool can help you collect and organize sources, from dictionaries, journal articles to websites and more. 
Between 11/2 – 11/9, join Bass Library for “30 Minutes to a Better Bibliography” where you can quickly learn the ins and outs of using a citation management tool to collect citations and generate a bibliography. Whether you need MLA format, Chicago, or even APA, these tools can help you – and your research – stay organized.

Arts & Humanities Book Talks series

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 17:35:32 +0000

What are you drawn to like, to watch, or even to binge? What are you free to consume, and what do you become through consumption? These questions of desire and value, Kathryn Lofton argues, are questions for the study of religion. In eleven essays exploring soap and office cubicles, Britney Spears and the Kardashians, corporate culture and Goldman Sachs, Lofton shows the conceptual levers of religion in thinking about social modes of encounter, use, and longing.

Events for Open Access Week

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:19:33 +0000

In support of International Open Access Week, the Yale University Library is hosting a series of workshops and events from October 23 – 27 to raise awareness of open access issues and trends within our community.

Student Research at Yale University Library Opening Reception

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 17:42:39 +0000

All are welcome to join the opening reception for the new Student Research at YUL exhibit on Wednesday, October 25th from 4:30 pm-6:30 pm in the Periodicals Reading Room. Students and nominating librarians will give brief remarks at 4:45 in the Sterling Memorial Library Exhibition Corridor. Light refreshments will be served.

Exploring the Treasures of the Yale Library Sterling Memorial Library

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 16:39:57 +0000

The Yale University Library comprises 15 libraries, vast and diverse collections, the expertise of approximately 500 staff, and a broad range of services that are available to the entire Yale community. The open house will present an array of current projects, collections, services, and resources from all across the library system in one of the most spectacular and iconic buildings on campus.

Here's a list of what you will get to see!

Around the World with Law’s Picture Books

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 14:00:49 +0000

Two new Yale Law Library exhibits…

Law’s Picture Books: The Yale Law Library Collection

Around the World with Law’s Picture Books

Most people would not look for illustrations in law books. However, two exhibitions from the Yale Law Library challenge the stereotype of legal literature as a dreary expanse of dry text.

Making the Medieval English Manuscript: The Takamiya Collection in the Beinecke Library

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 13:46:22 +0000

The most impressive collection of medieval English manuscripts that had been in private hands will be on exhibition for the first time in the United States at the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

OHAM interview extracts now available in Avalon

Fri, 07 Jul 2017 17:14:18 +0000

Fortunoff Archive receives Delmas grant to transcribe earliest testimonies

Fri, 07 Jul 2017 17:06:13 +0000

The Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies is delighted to announce that it is the recipient of a grant from the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

"The Artist and the Garden" now on view at the Arts Library

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:59:05 +0000

The garden is often thought of as a place of tranquility and repose. With the cycle of growth and the seasons, it is also a place of creativity and renewal. A myriad of shapes, colors, textures, sounds, and smells offer inspiration to the artist. The book arts also offer myriad options for an artist to express their engagement with the garden. Along with the traditional codex, miniature, folio, and interactive non-codex formats, as well as colorful illustrations and typographic interpretations transport the reader to this place of beauty and wonder.

Program extending library hours continued for second year

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:55:31 +0000

A pilot program to extend hours at Sterling Memorial Library and Bass Library has been continued for another year – a result of requests from the leaders of the Graduate Student Assembly and the Graduate and Professional Student Senate, who highlighted the increasing demand for library spaces to remain open later. During the summer, SML will stay open later on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evenings, while late night hours on Thursdays in SML will continue as usual.

30th Anniversary of Nota Bene: Recollections from Susanne Roberts

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 19:20:15 +0000

This year marks the thirtieth anniversary of the much-loved publication Nota Bene: News from the Yale Library.

Bookplates in the Golden Age of Collecting: A Student Curator's Perspective

Tue, 30 May 2017 18:29:52 +0000

“Constructing a Pictorial Identity: Bookplates in the Golden Age of Collecting,” a new exhibit in the Sterling Memorial Library Exhibits Corridor, explores the early twentieth century phenomenon of collecting and exchanging bookplates. Curator Olivia Armandroff (Berkeley College ‘17) focuses her research on the career and artistic output of William Fowler Hopson (1849-1935), a New Haven-based bookplate designer.