Alzheimer’s disease: facts not to be forgotten

Thursday, October 30, 2014 1:00 pm Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall This talk will outline the underlying causes, risk factors and symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and examine some of the up-to-date diagnostic tools. The prevention and treatment of the illness, which leads to dementia, will also be discussed and helpful web and community resources will be offered. Dr. Slawomir Mejnartowicz has been involved in geriatric medicine since the 1990s. Following his residency at St. Luke's in NYC, he began a Geriatric Fellowship through NYU at Bellevue Hospital.

Paul Rand: Pioneer by Design

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 consumer culture, and his corpus spans editorial and book design, advertising, packaging, and corporate identity, including iconic logos for IBM, UPS, Westinghouse, and many others.

Annual Preservation Lecture – Involuntary Secondary Permanence: Do many copies replace the one original?

Tuesday, November 4 at 3:30 p.m. Sterling Memorial Lecture Hall
Sponsored by Jack ’47 and Betsy O’Neill

Dr. Luciana Duranti, Chair and Professor, Archival Studies School of Library, Archival, and Information Studies, The University of British Columbia, The Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.

An Ecumenical Community of Students: Archival Documentation of Worldwide Student Christian Movements

This new exhibition at the Yale Divinity Library traces the history of ecumenical student Christian movements. It features archival documentation from the Library's extensive holdings in this area. Over the past 150 years these movements have provided community for Christian students and opportunities to engage with social issues of the time. http://www.library.yale.edu/div/exhibits/StudentChristianMovements.html

The Beinecke Library acquires papers of writers Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson

Archives of famous British literary couple add to holdings in 20th century British literature

The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University just announced its acquisition of the papers of Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson, prominent figures in English arts and letters in the 20th century whose complex relationship was intimately recounted in the 1973 best-selling biography, “Portrait of a Marriage.”

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