May 2018 News

nkoda app logo
May 29, 2018
The Irving S. Gilmore Music Library is pleased to announce that it will be taking part in a beta test for a new publisher supported music reading app called nkoda.  For a quick introduction to nkoda, take a look at this short video overview of the app.  According to the app’s developers: “nkoda is...
Stephen F. Gates ’68 and Susan Gibbons are pictured in 2015 with one of Yale’s rare 1699 Vincenzo Coronelli globes.
May 22, 2018
A long-time champion of Yale University Library made provisions through his estate to endow the position of university librarian. Susan Gibbons now serves as the inaugural Stephen F. Gates ‘68 University Librarian and Deputy Provost for Collections and Scholarly Communication. Read the Yale News...
Logo of Yale
May 18, 2018
During the upcoming Reunion weekends (May 24-27 and May 31-June 3) Yale University Library will offer special tours: Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Friday, May 25, 9-10 a.m. & Friday, June 1, 9-10 a.m. Constructed of Vermont marble and granite, bronze, and glass, the Beinecke...
Susan Gibbons Yale's university librarian to Speak at Women’s Leadership Event
May 17, 2018
Join the Asian Network at Yale and Working Women's Network for this month’s women's leadership event featuring Susan Gibbons, Stephen F. Gates '68 University Librarian and Deputy Provost for Collections and Scholarly Communication. The event is Thursday, May 24, 12-1 p.m. in the Sterling Memorial...
Nota Bene Annual Report Winter 2016-17
May 7, 2018
This issue of Nota Bene serves as the library’s 2017 Annual Report. It summarizes funding, expenditures, and philanthropy to the library for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017, along with articles about some projects and initiatives that began or were substantially completed during that year. 
Xiao Bao, Shi Bao, The China Press
May 7, 2018
Yale University Library has acquired three new databases from the Shanghai Library: 小报 1897-1949 (Xiao Bao/The Tabloids), 时报 1904-1939 (Shi Bao/The Eastern Times), and The China Press 1911-1949 (大陆报/Ta-lu Pao). The new contents have been added to CNBKSY (全国报刊索引 Quan guo bao kan suo yin) platform....
tapes from the Fortunoff Video Archive at Yale University
May 4, 2018
Thanks to a new partnership between the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research and the Fortunoff Video Archive at Yale University, researchers at both institutions can now access each other's extensive Holocaust testimony collections.  Under the agreement, Yale University is now...