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Monday, October 27, 2014 - Friday, January 30, 2015 Sterling Memorial Library, Memorabilia Room 2014 marks the centennial of the birth of legendary graphic designer Paul Rand (August 15, 1914 – November 26, 1996). Rand transformed conventions of visual communication for American businesses and...
The first of several important changes associated with the Sterling Memorial Library (SML) nave restoration project occured this week with the move of the SML circulation, privileges and information desks to the Franke Periodical Reading Room. The entrance to the Periodical Reading Room is...
The Provost of Yale University, Ben Polak, announced this morning to the Yale community that Susan Gibbons will assume the position of Deputy Provost for Libraries and Scholarly Communication, effective January 1, 2015. Susan’s primary role remains that of the University Librarian; her new...
In a recent blog post, digital archivist Mark Matienzo wrote about the efforts being made at Yale to preserve the increasing volume of digital records being acquired by Manuscripts and Archives, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and other units of the University Library.  One type of...
This new exhibit is now on view in the Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, located in Sterling Memorial Library. 2013 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Richard Wagner, the composer who not only crafted masterworks such as ‘Tristan und Isolde’ and the ‘Ring’ tetralogy, but who also...
Join the community of research libraries in celebrating Fair Use Week from February 23-27! Fair use is a limitation on a copyright holder’s exclusive rights providing that others may use the creator’s work without seeking permission. Determining fair use is guided by a 4-factor test. Yale Library...

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