December 2015 News

Pieter Bruegel, I. Hunters in the Snow: Detail of ice skating and curling. 1565
December 21, 2015
Although the Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library will close at 5 pm this Wednesday, December 23rd and reopen at 8:30 am on Monday, January 4, 2016 (for more details, see the building hours page), Yale affiliates still have access to all of our electronic resources during winter recess. You can find...
December 17, 2015
Happy Holidays and best wishes for the new year from Yale University Library! Click here to read more about the library's recently-conserved 1699 terrestrial globe pictured on the card.
[Ex Libris Herbert Edwin Lombard] by W.F. Hopson, 1915, 10.88 x 13.42 cm. Collection of Bookplates by William Fowler Hopson (BKP 47), Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library, Yale University.
December 14, 2015
Herbert Edwin Lombard (1863-1940) was a Massachusetts-born minister. He was also an avid book and bookplate collector as well as an active member of the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, MA. One of Lombard’s collecting interests was the poet John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892), whose...
Medieval Manuscript Roll, Beinecke and DHLab
December 11, 2015
With support from the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Digital Humanities Lab, graduate students launched a two-day workshop series on digital editions. The lead instructors included Anya Adair (English), Katherine Hindley (Medieval Studies), and Joseph Stadolnik (English and...
December 9, 2015
The library's Nota Bene: Annual Report issue for 2014-15 has just been published and is available online, highlighting some of the fascinating and diverse work of the Yale Library over the last year.
December 9, 2015
The Bass Library is offering students several fun and therapeutic events during reading week, December 11-16, including a visit from Pippa the therapy dog, yoga, zumba, free coffee and Orangeside donuts! Check the library calendar for details.
December 8, 2015
Student Curator Eugene Lim '18 will talk about his exhibition on Monday, February 15, at 4:00pm in the Music Library, on the first floor of Sterling Memorial Library (map).  The event is open to the public.   During the Cold War, the U.S. State Department sponsored international concert tours by...