Yale University Library News

Join us on March 8, 2018, 2-3 PM in the Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall, for a Yale Day of Data Spring Series talk by linguist Stephanie Fielding. Fielding's algorithmic work allows for the...

Post by Lise Gazzillo on March 5, 2018 - 9:22am

Book by Samuel Moyn, Not Enough: Human Rights in an Unequal World
The age of human rights has been kindest to the rich. Even as state violations of political rights garnered unprecedented attention due to human rights campaigns, a commitment to material equality...

Post by Lise Gazzillo on March 5, 2018 - 9:15am

Whiteboard with favorite African American Artists listed for Black History Month
A Bass Library initiative to amplify underrepresented voices has generated a crowd-sourced reading list of books “by and about people of color”. Now, students and librarians are looking for ways to...

Post by Lise Gazzillo on March 1, 2018 - 3:52pm

Cover of the book Iran: A Modern History by Professor Abbas Amanat, this month's Arts and Humanities Book Talk.
This history of modern Iran is an ambitious exploration of the story of a nation. It offers a revealing look at how events, people, and institutions are shaped by currents that sometimes reach back...

Post by Lise Gazzillo on February 6, 2018 - 3:45pm

Announcing the Adrian Van Sinderen Book Collecting Prize
To encourage undergraduates to collect books, build their own libraries, and read for pleasure and education, Adrian Van Sinderen, Class of 1910, established two prizes in 1957. The Senior Prize is...

Post by Lise Gazzillo on January 29, 2018 - 2:43pm

Cover of the book Spaces of Feeling: Affect and Awareness in Modernist Literature by Marta Figlerowicz
Can other people notice our affects more easily than we do? In Spaces of Feeling, Marta Figlerowicz examines modernist novels and poems that treat this possibility as electrifying, but also deeply...

Post by Lise Gazzillo on January 22, 2018 - 12:13pm

picture of Douglas Fairbanks as Zorro from THE MARK OF ZORRO
The Yale Film Study celebrates the 50th anniversary of the acquisition of the Yale Collection of Classic Films, formerly the John Griggs Collection of Classic Films, with a special Treasures from the...

Post by Lise Gazzillo on January 22, 2018 - 11:50am

Picture of an afro-american family during World War 1
When the United States entered World War I, the call of mass mobilization permeated every aspect of American life. Americans answered this call—for service and sacrifice, money and time, life and...

Post by Lise Gazzillo on January 22, 2018 - 10:52am

Picture of Diana Stuart Sinton, speaker for GIS lecture
Concepts such as location, scale, and representation play particularly important roles in knowledge-building, and this contributes to the appeal of GIS as a tool to enhance learning. How institutions...

Post by Lise Gazzillo on January 9, 2018 - 4:24pm

I am a Man campaign material from Martin Luther King
January 15th at the Beinecke a Temporary Display "Dr. King and the Long Civil Rights Movement" has been created from 12 NOON - 4 PM. Select highlights of the Beinecke Library’s collections related to...

Post by Lise Gazzillo on January 9, 2018 - 1:44pm

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