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October 6, 2017
Join the Digital Humanities Working Group The Digital Humanities Working Group (DHWG) at Yale is delighted to announce a call for co-conveners for the 2017-2018 academic year.   The DHWG is organized by Yale graduate students and focuses on the digital humanities broadly defined, from data mining,...
September 28, 2017
The Yale University Library comprises 15 libraries, vast and diverse collections, the expertise of approximately 500 staff, and a broad range of services that are available to the entire Yale community. The open house will present an array of current projects, collections, services, and resources...
September 26, 2017
Identifying People and Locations in Text Corpora with NER September 26 from 2:00-4:00pm in Bass Library, L06 This workshop will introduce participants to Named Entity Recognition (NER), or the process of algorithmically identifying people, locations, corporations, and other classes of nouns in text...
Jesse Marsolais, Proprietor, Marsolais Press & Lettercarving
September 22, 2017
On Thursday, September 28, the Arts Library hosted letterpress printer and stone carver Jesse Marsolais. He spoke about his work and gave a stone carving demonstration in the Great Hall of the Arts Library. Marsolais maintains a “commitment to the original tools and methods of production,” and...
September 21, 2017
Yale Open Music Initiative Workshop September 21 at 4:00pm at the Center for Collaborative Arts and Media, 149 York St.  The Yale Open Music Initiative, Digital Humanities Lab, and Center for Collaborative Arts and Media are happy to present a workshop on the OMIPOD, a wireless musical instrument...
Soldier –(oil on canvas)- approx.. 24”x36”
September 18, 2017
On Monday, September 18, the Haas Arts Library will be the first of several campus venues for a weeklong traveling showcase of artwork sponsored by the Yale Veterans Network (YVN). YVN is an affinity group designed to create a Yale community of veterans and to support career development and growth...
Letter A detail from Desideratum… (1874) by F.W. Devoe & Co. Arts Library Special Collections call number AOB 55
September 16, 2017
September 25–December 15, 2017 A letter is the smallest unit in an alphabetic system of writing, though this is only one of many systems for recording and transmitting language. Letterforms also have meaning beyond the speech sounds they represent. Their formal and material qualities bear witness...

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