Yale Library's Bradley Warren named recipient of the 2016 Distinguished Achievement in Access Services Award

Bradley Warren, Director of Access Services for Sterling Memorial and Bass Libraries, has been named the recipient of the 2016 Distinguished Achievement in Access Services Award. The award is given annually by the Access Services Conference, which meets each year in Atlanta, Georgia. This is the third year that the award has been presented. The two previous recipients were Julian Aiken (Yale Law Library, 2014) and Ann Snowman (Penn State University, 2015).

The Middle East Librarians Association Presents the 2016 David H. Partington Award to Yale Middle East Librarian

The Yale University Library was delighted to learn that the Middle East Librarians Association (MELA) awarded the Annual David H. Partington Award to Yale Middle East librarian, Roberta (Robin) Dougherty, as well as to David G. Hirsch, of the University of California, Los Angeles.

Freedom to Marry archives offer insight into a modern civil rights movement

Same-sex marriage has evolved from a far-fetched notion to established law in the United States over the past four decades. At the forefront of this modern civil rights movement has been a Yale alumnus, Evan Wolfson ’78. Wolfson wrote his Harvard Law School thesis on same-sex marriage long before it became a topic of national & local activism. He founded Freedom to Marry in 2001, serving as its president until the Supreme Court’s historic 2015 decision guaranteeing marriage equality.

Yale Library Staff Association Food Drive in Support of IRIS

Between November 16-December 14, the Library Staff Association (LiSA) is holding a food drive, with drop-off locations in several Yale libraries. We invite everyone to donate non-perishable food items and personal care items to benefit IRIS (Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services), a New Haven-based agency that helps resettle refugees in CT and provide lifesaving support to assist in their transition to life in the United States. Your donations will go toward stocking the apartments of resettled refugees and the IRIS food pantry.

Aging and Romance

Join us for a talk on Aging and Romance by Dr. Carole Goldberg, Director of SHARE and Assistant Clinical Professor in the Yale School of Medicine, on Thursday, November 10 at 1:00pm in the Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall.

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