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The Yale Library is embarking on a trial of two different self-checkout machines and is asking library users for their help in determining which machine to purchase. The new machines will allow library users to scan their Yale University or Library-issued ID Card, in order to check out library...
There is a vast trove of medical related collections in the Manuscripts and Archives of Yale University Library. I recently had a chance to go through some of these materials for an instruction session I co-taught for a class on the history of mental illness in America. One collection I examined...
Please join us for a reception to celebrate the new media wall exhibit “Streams of Sustainability at Yale.” The exhibit emphasizes sustainability as it relates to energy, environment, food, education and materials management. Included are images of the online Yale Energy Usage Explorer tool, the...
The Manuscripts and Archives Department in the Yale University Library will be the future home for the records of the Family Equality Council. A more detailed announcement was posted today on the Yale News website. The Family Equality Council represents the 3 million LGBT parents in America and...
Brass: Kinda Blues - Jazz Concert August 14, 5:15pm Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Save the date for this concert celebrating music from the first golden era of jazz and stage. Among the Beinecke and Yale Library collections are letters and photographs relating to great American...
University Librarian Susan Gibbons is interviewed as part of this Washington Post article about changes in libraries as the world grows more digital. ...."It doesn’t have to be a dichotomy of physical and digital. In the ideal library of the future, it’s all weaving together.” More at: http...
Many aspects of the history of the Holocaust in the former Yugoslavia are told through the voices of those who survived it. The program includes excerpts of Jews rescued by Serbs, Croats, and Bosnians; a Serbian non-Jewish rescuer whose husband was shot for hiding Jews; survivors of concentration...

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