Yale University Library News

OHAM Director Libby Van Cleve with student workers in her office
During the month of April, library staff and projects were featured in multiple news outlets from the New York Times to Yale News. The coverage included: · The library’s Geographic Information...

Post by Patricia Carey on May 5, 2020 - 12:37pm

Barbara Rockenbach head shot
Barbara Rockenbach, associate university librarian for research and learning at Columbia University Libraries, will succeed Susan Gibbons as the Stephen F. Gates ’68 University Librarian July 1. She...

Post by Patricia Carey on April 24, 2020 - 12:55pm

Professor of Linguistics Claire Bowern has been selected to curate the second annual Bass Library Model Research Collection. Her project, to be displayed during the 2020-21 academic year, will...

Post by Patricia Carey on April 22, 2020 - 5:15pm

Yale Library Online Library Prizes
Yale University Library is seeking nominations for two annual senior essay prizes, each carrying a $500 award. Essays may be submitted for consideration by the student author or their faculty advisor...

Post by Patricia Carey on April 21, 2020 - 5:29pm

view from above of two-story study space with hanging lights, desks, computers
A four-generation Yale family has created a permanent endowment for Yale University Library’s Center for Science and Social Science Information — a gift that will support key university initiatives...

Post by Patricia Carey on March 31, 2020 - 4:17pm

text on patterned background: Yale Library Online You have questions. We have Answers. Ask Yale Library
To support the university’s move to online classes, the library has more than doubled the live chat component of Ask Yale Library, from 45 to 91 hours a week. The expanded hours and a new pop-up chat...

Post by Patricia Carey on March 24, 2020 - 8:46pm

COVID-19 Library Update
May 14, 2020 4:30 pm New: Conservation and Preservation guide to collections handling in a pandemic  The COVID-19 pandemic raises new questions about how to mitigate against transmission of the virus...

Post by Patricia Carey on March 8, 2020 - 5:47pm

Black and white photo of Bessie Jones holding a microphone and singing
Gospel and folk singer Mary Elizabeth “Bessie” Jones (1902 -1984) grew up in poverty in Dawson, Georgia, singing hymns and school songs and learning about music and African lore from her formerly...

Post by Patricia Carey on March 4, 2020 - 8:28am

Discover Yale Library poster with photo of Gilmore music Library
The Irving S. Gilmore Music Library will extend its opening hours to match the longer hours already in effect at Sterling Memorial Library. Beginning Monday, March 2, students will be able to work in...

Post by Patricia Carey on February 9, 2020 - 5:10pm

whiteboard surface covered with handwritten book titles
A display at one entrance to Bass Library and a whiteboard covered with scribbled titles at the other are bookending the latest iteration of the library’s Reading Resilience program, presenting...

Post by Patricia Carey on February 7, 2020 - 12:49pm

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