November 2015 News

November 13, 2015
A collection of photographs from the Divinity Library is now searchable through Yale Library's Digital Collections. Relating primarily to missions & world Christianity from 1855-1978, the photos can be sorted by date, with the earliest being from the papers of Henry Harris Jessup, missionary to...
November 10, 2015
The Beinecke Library recently completed the digitization of the papers of Jamaican planter and slaveowner, Thomas Thistlewood. Thomas Thistlewood (1721-1786) was born in Lincolnshire and emigrated to Jamaica in 1750. He began his life there as an overseer of sugar plantations, principally of John...
November 10, 2015
Close to 13,000 Divinity Library photographs added to the YUL Digital Collections, including those previously delivered by the China Colleges and Universities Image Database, and a portion of those contributed to the International Mission Photography Archive.
November 10, 2015
Wednesday, November 11, 2:00 pm in Bass Library LO1 Wearable Technology is a hot topic in research and education circles, but what is it exactly and how does it relate to libraries? Is wearable tech another library fad, like QR Codes, Library 2.0, or Second Life- or do we ignore it at our own peril...
Rem D. Koolhaas, Two Libraries for Jussieu University (first floor section and condensed section), 1992. Data source: Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation, Columbia University and Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. © 2014 OMA AMO / Beeldrecht / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
November 9, 2015
ARTstor has just unveiled a new collection of 10,000 images of plans and sections from Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library and the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation at Columbia University. From the announcement: “The collection, which is projected to include 20,000...
November 6, 2015
In conjunction with the new exhibition, "“How right they are to adore you!”: The Song of Songs Interpreted Through Fine Printing", the Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library is presenting a talk by artists Robin Price and Barbara Benish. It will take place in the Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall...
Vladimir Jurowski conducting
November 4, 2015
The library has a one-month trial to the medici.tv database, an online database of classical (as well as some world music and jazz) music videos.  The database is open to all students, faculty, and staff. medici.tv boasts a collection of 1500 classical music videos of ballets, concerts, operas,...

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