Yale University Library News

Closed Bass Library area with yellow caution tape
Bass Library will reopen on March 1 after a broken pipe flooded the two-level library on Jan. 29, requiring a month of cleaning and repairs.  Until March 1, students can find alternate places to...

Post by Joanna Carmona on February 9, 2021 - 1:19pm

Queen Caroline cartoon image
Two hundred years ago when the newly crowned King George IV charged his long-estranged wife with adultery, the resulting trial was the most notorious scandal of the day. With satirical graphics from...

Post by Patricia Carey on January 31, 2021 - 8:30pm

University Librarian Barbara Rockenbach scans books
A sprinkler line froze and burst in the upper level of Bass Library Friday evening, causing extensive water damage throughout the building. The two-story library underneath Cross Campus is closed for...

Post by Patricia Carey on January 31, 2021 - 6:29pm

Honorary Degree recipients at Yale, 1959, including Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King
All Yale libraries are closed on Monday, Jan. 18, in commemoration of Martin Luther King Day. Please visit the library's online exhibit, The Kings at Yale, which draws on materials from Manuscripts...

Post by Patricia Carey on January 18, 2021 - 11:04am

Kline Biology tower
Marx Science and Social Science Library closed early today (Friday, Jan. 15) due an HVAC malfunction. It is expected to reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 19, following the scheduled closing Monday for Martin...

Post by Patricia Carey on January 15, 2021 - 2:03pm

Dr. King in regalia with President Bewster
In response to COVID-19, Sterling Library’s annual exhibition commemorating visits to Yale by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1959 and 1964) and Coretta Scott King (1969) has been recreated as an online...

Post by Patricia Carey on January 11, 2021 - 10:58am

In response to predicted heavy snow, contactless pickup location at Thain Cafe at Bass Library and at the Divinity Library will close at 2 pm on Wednesday, Dec. 16, and remain closed all day Thursday...

Post by Patricia Carey on December 16, 2020 - 5:27am

overlapping postcards with images and text
What would you like future students to know about being a Yale student in 2020, post-election?  On Thursday, Nov. 12, students are invited to stop by Sterling Library between noon and 3 pm to write...

Post by Patricia Carey on November 11, 2020 - 5:28pm

Jennfer Chenoweth head shot
Registration is open for Yale’s 2020 GISday Virtual Conference, Mapping Spatial Inequity, to take place from 11:30 am to 4 pm on Friday, Nov. 13. Interested members of the public, as well as the Yale...

Post by Patricia Carey on November 7, 2020 - 12:38pm

Students wait in line to write postcards for the University archives
What would you like future students to know about being a Yale student in 2020? The simple question, posed by University Librarian Barbara Rockenbach in an email to students this week, struck a chord...

Post by Patricia Carey on October 21, 2020 - 6:52pm

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