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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

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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

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January 11 Sterling Memorial Library, including contactless pickup in the nave, is currently open to graduate students, professional students, and faculty (including emeriti), who are authorized 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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