August 2016 News

August 1, 2016
Following a yearlong major renovation to update the library’s mechanical systems and to provide enhanced facilities for supporting research and teaching, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library will reopen to the public on Tuesday, September 6th. In addition to major upgrades to the library’s...
August 1, 2016
In early June, the Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, located in Sterling Memorial Library, embarked on a renovation project that will continue through mid-December 2016. The renovation is happening in tandem with building the new location for the Center for Teaching and Learning, who share the...
August 1, 2016
Yale scholars are increasingly interested in working with the vast quantities of historical, literary, artistic, and musical material that have been digitized in recent years. Quantitative and algorithmic approaches to this “Humanistic Big Data” are promising, but humanists first want to understand...
August 1, 2016
This coming spring, Manuscripts and Archives (MSSA), an important special collections repository within Sterling Memorial Library, will receive its first major renovation. The department houses over 85,000 linear feet (more than 16 miles) of archival material, incorporating the University Archives...
August 1, 2016
When Yale President Peter Salovey and Provost Ben Polak recently announced the reappointment of Susan Gibbons as university librarian and deputy provost, they called her a “consummate university citizen” whose leadership has elevated the university’s reputation on the national and international...
August 1, 2016
In January, Yale’s new Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) will move into renovated space in Sterling Memorial Library – space recently vacated when the library’s technical services staff moved to a new location at 344 Winchester Avenue. Currently housed in 320 York Street, the center fosters...

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