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The Bass Glass Project is now accepting applications for spring 2015 term projects using Google Glass. Two sets of "Bass Glass" devices are being offered by means of a call for proposal. The application and more information about the project can be accessed on the Bass Glass web page. The...
For the next 45 days (April 1, 2014 – May 15, 2014), all faculty, staff, and students on campus have free trial access to Routledge’s South Asia Archive. According to Routledge, content highlights include: 4.5 million pages of unique and rare primary and secondary source material; material dates...
Scholarly detective work has revealed that an 1858 manuscript, housed at Yale’s Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, is the earliest-known prison memoir written by an African American. Acquired by the Beinecke in 2009, the book-length manuscript, titled “The Life and Adventures of a Haunted...
How did printing help define the modern world? Techniques from eighth-century Japan to Gutenberg, lithography to xerox, printing on ceramic, silk, and metal are all examined in this exhibit currently on view in the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library. Materials include religious texts...
The Lewis Walpole Library is delighted to announce the recipients of this year’s Charles A. Ryskamp Travel Grants. Yale seniors Tiraana Bains, History, and Mikko Salovaara, East Asian Studies and Economics, have each been awarded a Charles A. Ryskamp Travel Grant to support research at the Lewis...
An exhibition opening Friday at Yale University’s Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library presents 15 small, recently acquired collections that emphasize the richness and variety of the library’s holdings. The exhibition, Encounters: New Small Collections at Beinecke Library, features materials...
Wishing all of our patrons a happy holiday season and best wishes for the New Year! We look forward to working together with you in 2014.

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