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April 6, 2021
Each year, Yale Library selects up to three students to transform their senior research papers or projects into the unique narrative form of a library exhibit with guidance and assistance from library staff. The exhibits are normally displayed in the Exhibition Corridor of Sterling Memorial Library...
March 25, 2021
Nota Bene, Yale Library’s much-loved newsletter since 1987, has been reborn in digital form. The inaugural online issue features stories of how the library has thrived in spite of pandemic challenges. In one, a faculty member partners with library staff to help students tackle social justice...
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March 24, 2021
Join us online for a free Indie Lens Pop-Up screening and discussion of Philly D.A. In 2017, Philadelphia had one of the highest incarceration rates of any major city on the United States. When civil rights attorney Larry Krasner mounted a long-shot campaign to become District Attorney—and won—he...
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March 22, 2021
Yale University Library has received its first-ever gift to establish an endowed fund to support digital preservation. The $100,000 gift comes from an anonymous 2008 graduate of Yale College, now a historian of modern warfare. Library leaders hope the new fund will also draw attention to digital...
March 18, 2021
The Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Research Advancement in Health Sciences Librarianship Award from the Medical Library Association. This award recognizes organizations “whose exemplary actions have served to advance health information...
March 16, 2021
Last fall, when the COVID-19 pandemic moved her introductory biology laboratory to Zoom, Maria Moreno, senior lecturer and research scientist in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, saw an opportunity to try something new. Working with GIS Librarian Miriam Olivares and Life Sciences...
March 3, 2021
Join us online for a free Indie Lens Pop-Up screening of Coded Bias, a new documentary by Shalini Kantayya, followed by a discussion with the film's stars. When computer scientist Joy Buolamwini of the MIT Media Lab discovered that most facial-recognition software does not accurately identify...

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