The Yale Library has made its Instagram debut, expanding its current social media presence from Facebook and Twitter. Instagram is a hugely popular photo-sharing application. The daily posts will include images of treasures and spaces from all across the Yale Library system. Follow us on Instagram here!
Spend some time this summer exploring a wide array of exhibitions at the Yale Library! A full list of current and upcoming exhibitions all across the Yale University Library system can be found on the Yale Library Calendar. This includes exhibitions from the Medical, Divinity, Law, Arts, Music and East Asia libraries, as well as the Center for Science and Social Science Information and the various display spaces in Sterling Memorial Library.
The Yale University Library is delighted to introduce Quicksearch – an online tool that unites several search services under one discovery interface. Quicksearch was built in collaboration with other university libraries using an open source system called Blacklight.
The services initially targeted for this new discovery interface include:
Following extensive reviews into ways to improve access to and care of the Yale University Library’s cartographic resources, library staff have begun transferring the collection of pre-1900 sheet maps currently housed in the Map Department on the 7th floor of Sterling Memorial Library to the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library.
The Yale Day of Data 2015 will host a day-long event held on the Yale campus at Kroon Hall on September 18. The planning committee is seeking expressions of interest for presentations. The theme for this year aims to highlight research collaboration with partners across Yale.
Presentations will focus on data produced and analyzed in research disciplines of all kinds, including:
· social, economic, behavioral, and political data
· genomic data and sequencing data
· health and healthcare data
· geospatial data
This first annual exhibit in the Sterling Memorial Library Exhibits Corridor highlights four Yale students’ exceptional research at the Yale University Library. The subjects represented are as diverse as the Yale Library collections and convey a combination of both complete and ongoing research. Students share key library resources important to their research ranging from online databases to favorite study spaces.
The Spring 2015 issue of Nota Bene: News from the Yale Library is now available online, featuring news from across the Yale Library system.
Join over 50 library staff in the SML nave on March 10, 1-4pm, for a showcase of some of the fascinating work going on behind the scenes at the Library.
Over the last few years, the staff of the Yale University Library has been showcasing their work at an annual event sponsored by the Library Staff Appreciation and Recognition Committee (L-SARC). Because of the growing enthusiasm and positive feedback, the event is now being opened to the full Yale community and to the wider public.
The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library has announced the winners of the 2015 Donald Windham-Sandy M. Campbell Literature Prizes at Yale. The writers, who hail from the United States, United Kingdom, Nigeria, and South Africa, were chosen confidentially in three categories — fiction, non-fiction, and drama. Honored for their literary achievements as well as their potential, the winners will each receive $150,000 to support their work.