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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

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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

September 25, 2020  Most of the Yale libraries are now reopened to Yale faculty, graduate and professional students, and staff authorized to work on campus, with space and service modifications to...

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

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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

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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

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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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Yale University Library has hosted or will host thirteen exhibits for the 50 Women at Yale 150 celebration. Eleven of the library exhibits explore aspects of women’s history at Yale, while the Senior...

Post by Patricia Carey on January 27, 2020 - 8:28am

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Six deeply researched exhibitions currently on display at different Yale Library locations offer new insights into diverse aspects of the history of Yale University and of the university libraries....

Post by Patricia Carey on January 5, 2020 - 4:41pm

illuminated page from 16th century Italian Law book
The catalog for a Yale law library exhibition on representations of authority in early modern Venice has received a 2019 publication award from the American Association of Law Libraries for “a...

Post by Patricia Carey on December 8, 2019 - 3:46pm

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