For Faculty

Ways faculty can get involved with exhibits at Sterling Memorial Library (SML):

Ways students can benefit from curating exhibits in the library:

Academic/research skills:

  • Provides a cohesive picture for the student of their academic support network:  academic advisor, library specialists, IT specialists 
  • Develops a familiarity with physical library collections and spaces
  • Provides experience researching with primary source materials
  • Facilitates interactions with Yale University Library (YUL) staff
  • Supports use of online resources to enhance research skills
  • Encourages cross-disciplinary and cross-collection research and investigation 
  • Supplements traditional research outputs such as papers, essays, blogs, or web sites

Life skills:  

  • Accountability and self confidence
  • Project management and organizational skills
  • Communication skills and experience

Tools for nominating student curators for the Student Research at YUL exhibit: