March 2016 News

March 3, 2016
In 1891 a simple iron printing press was made in London and sold to William Morris, the founder of the Arts & Crafts movement. Whereupon this press was employed to produce the legendary book commonly known as The Kelmscott Chaucer, completed in 1896. For over a century since, admirers have...
March 3, 2016
The Yale Elizabethan Club will host a presentation in the Sterling Memorial Library on Tuesday, March 8 at 5:30 pm by Earle Havens, the Nancy H. Hall Curator of Rare Books & Manuscripts, and Adjunct Associate Professor of Romance Languages at Johns Hopkins University; and Matthijs Lok,...
Yale/Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
March 1, 2016
The Arts Library will be hosting a Yale/Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on Friday, March 4, from 5-8 pm. With 5,077,437 articles in English and counting, Wikipedia is the world's largest encyclopedia. It is free and crowd-sourced, but depends on the interests of those who contribute. As a result...

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