July 2016 News

[Ex libris C. S. Junge] by Carl S. Junge, [1916?], 6.5 x 6 cm. Carl S. Junge Collection (BKP 156), Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library, Yale University.
July 26, 2016
Librarian and avid bookplate collector Zella Allen Dixson claims that “the prime requisite for a good book-plate is an artistic client” (p. 10). Perhaps the most artistic clients of all are the many artists who design their own bookplates. Carl Stephen Junge (1880-1972) was a Chicago-based artist...
July 22, 2016
The Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies – a collection of the Yale University Library – began in 1979 as a grassroots effort in New Haven to record on video the testimonies of survivors, witnesses, and bystanders. Today, the Archive holds more than 4,400 testimonies comprising over 10...
July 15, 2016
The Ivy Plus Libraries, a partnership of 13 leading academic research libraries, is pleased to announce the appointment of Galadriel Chilton as Director of Collections Initiatives. Galadriel Chilton joins Ivy Plus from the University of Connecticut, where she oversaw e-resource management and was...
July 15, 2016
Applications are now open for two TEI workshops at Yale: Digital Editing and the Medieval Manuscripts Roll and Digital Editing and the Medieval Manuscript Fragment. Both workshops will cover the fundamentals of digital editing while tackling the codicological challenges posed by the materials....
July 14, 2016
Coffee and Code Workshop: Web Scraping July 14, 2:00-3:30pm in the Digital Humanities Lab (SML 316) Learn how to gather data from online! Join the Digital Humanities Lab for a Coffee and Code session on web scraping, led by DH Developer Douglas Duhaime. During the workshop, participants will learn...
July 14, 2016
On Tuesday August 9 from 10:00 am-12:00 pm, the Yale Center for British Art (YBCA) and the Yale University Library are pleased to host the founders of the Spotlight project from Stanford University for a 2-hour public presentation entitled YCBA and Yale Library present Spotlight on Spotlight. More...
July 12, 2016
Summer DH Meetups: GIS Training July 12 and 26 at 2:00-4:00pm in Bass Library, L06 Interested in working with maps? Looking to learn GIS fundamentals at your own pace? Join the DHLab and CSSSI for one or both of our summer GIS Training Meetups! Esri, a leader in GIS software, has created an...

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