Arts-Area News

August 12, 2020
The Arts Library offers a range of workshops on arts-focused research topics including how to find images, how to use Tropy for file management, and how to get started with research. See full list and register here. 
March 27, 2020
Arts Library research guides are a good starting place for locating relevant online resoures for Art Practice, History of Art, Architecture, Theater Studies, and Drama. Arts Librarians are available for research consultations.
Ensemble at Yale
November 7, 2018
Ensemble@Yale premiered last year with over 12,000 pages of archival theater programs from 1925-2016. It is an experiment that aims to transform historic programs (mostly from the School of Drama and Yale Rep) into searchable text through crowdsourced transcription. With your help transcribing...
Fashion Photography Archive
November 30, 2017
Yale Library now provides access to the Fashion Photography Archive, searchable through the Bloomsbury Fashion Central platform (which includes the Berg Fashion Library). This means that 250,000 fashion photographs spanning the 1970s-2000s will now appear in searches alongside encyclopedia entries...
Ensemble at Yale homepage
May 5, 2017
Decompress from end-of-the-year stress by helping create a database of Yale theater history with Ensemble@Yale! This new tool leverages the power of crowdsourcing to identify and transcribe titles and dates of plays as well as the names of actors, directors, playwrights, set and costume designers,...
Image by Peter Malutzki. Used with permission.
April 3, 2017
April 10 - May 26, 2017 Photographs have had a home in the book format since the earliest days of photography. However, the interest in and study of the ‘photobook’ as a form is a more recent phenomenon. The definition of a photobook is still fluid in critical discussions, and perhaps it is this...
March 30, 2017
The Arts Library's trial access to runs through April 30. Library Stack is a growing database of born-digital books, audio, videos, apps, and documents related to contemporary art and design, with intersections into cultural criticism, media studies, architecture and philosophy. ...