April 2021 News

black and white photo of Satyajit Ray standing next to a movie camera
April 30, 2021
In celebration of the centenary of Satyajit Ray's birth, we're highlighting five of his finest films, available online to Yale students, faculty, and staff throughout the month of May as part of Yale University Library's streaming video collections. Born in Calcutta into a family of prominent...
A pile of CD-Rom facing up
April 28, 2021
Yale University Library has launched a new online tool which enables users to access outdated CD-ROMs on current computer systems. Using the Yale Library Emulation Viewer, library users no longer need to check out a physical item and track down the required—and now obsolete—hardware to view it....
April 23, 2021
Each year, the American Library Association (ALA) celebrates Preservation Week, a time to share events, activities, and resources that highlight the importance of preserving personal and shared collections. As part of this year’s Preservation Week (April 25-May 1), staff from Yale Library's...
April 19, 2021
On Thursday, April 22 at 11 am EDT, Yale Library, Yale’s SEICHE Center for Health & Justice, and Yale’s Department of African American Studies are co-sponsoring an important event that shines a spotlight on key challenges in America’s prison system. "In Our Backyard: How the Prison Boom...
April 6, 2021
Three new exhibitions curated by Yale students in English, environmental science, and architecture show the range and diversity of student research using primary sources and other resources from Yale University Library. Each year, library conservation and exhibition staff provide instruction and...