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The lapdesks, provided by the Yale chapter of Design for America, are lightweight and ergonomic. They have been specially chosen to reduce wrist, back, and other types of injuries incurred through repeated laptop usage. Lapdesks are available for checkout at the Bass Library circulation desk...
Handout for a 1994 community fair in Winslow Augustine Park, New Haven
Manuscripts and Archives recently completed work on a collection of records created by the Greater New Haven Coalition for People (MS 2007). The Greater New Haven Coalition for People was founded in 1981 as an umbrella group of different community agencies and organizations that were concerned...
Beginning Thursday, June 19th, all of the periodicals in Sterling Memorial Library’s Franke Family Reading Room will begin being relocated to the room formerly known as the Newspaper Reading Room, just adjacent to the entrance to the Music Library in SML. The move will be completed by Wednesday,...
All are invited to the opening of Sterling Memorial Library’s two newest reading rooms–the Southeast Asia Collection in SML 214 and Middle East & Islamic Studies in SML 333. The new reading rooms will open on Monday, January 27. Light refreshments will be available in each location between 2-4...
The final exhibition of the Beinecke’s 50th anniversary celebrations, The Power of Pictures, draws upon the Library’s collections to consider our visual heritage, a record of image-making that began at least 40,000 years ago. In the digital era our daily lives are awash in pictures: still and...
Dustin Lewis, Project Manager, Harvard Berkman Center for Internet & Society Tuesday April 16, 2:00 pm SML International Room The modern college textbook, often written with a specific course in mind, is expensive, inflexible, and hard to customize or update. Professors who wish to teach...
A Jesuit priest, who during the war was a seminarian in Hungarian-occupied Košice, now Slovakia, vividly describes two personal encounters with the suffering and horrors of the Holocaust, and laments his inability to intervene or protest on behalf of the victims. A religious Jew from Poland...

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