Yale University Library News

a collection of photobook
Haas Arts Library will resume its popular Photobook Club series online this fall semester, on Fridays each month, from 2-3 p.m. This year’s program includes: August 28: Photobooks from Museum of...

Post by Joanna Carmona on August 27, 2020 - 10:13am

diagonal view of bookshelves filled with books
In response to a university-mandated budget reduction, the library will strategically reduce spending on books, journals, databases, special collections, and other research materials for the coming...

Post by Patricia Carey on July 30, 2020 - 8:11am

Head shot of university librarian Barbara Rockenbach
On July 1, Barbara Rockenbach started her new job as the Stephen F. Gates '68 University Librarian. In an interview with the Yale Alumni Magazine, she talks about the importance of place, the...

Post by Patricia Carey on July 2, 2020 - 5:22pm

hand drawn map of British invasion of New Haven
In 1779, the Fourth of July fell on Sunday and was to be celebrated on the fifth in New Haven. Although the seaport was a center of privateering, and the British considered Yale a hotbed of sedition...

Post by Patricia Carey on July 2, 2020 - 3:24pm

map of White Earth and Red Lake and railway lines completed in Minnesota in 1890.
Despite the disruption of the COVID-19 shutdown in March, the class of 2020 completed a wide range of original research projects using Yale Library collections and resources. Seven students wrote...

Post by Joanna Carmona on June 25, 2020 - 10:07am

Crowd of students with Beinecke Library director inside the library
Edwin C. (E. C.) Schroeder, director of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library and associate university librarian, will retire next year on August 31, 2021, at the conclusion of his current...

Post by Patricia Carey on June 23, 2020 - 2:17pm

Campus view through diamond-paned window
“I’ve struggled with what I can say about the killing of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and so many others. Their deaths expose the persistent systemic racism in American society. The...

Post by Patricia Carey on June 9, 2020 - 3:55pm

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

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