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May 25, 2021
Almost a century and a half of the Yale Daily News (YDN), the nation’s oldest continuously published college daily, will soon be fully accessible to researchers online, thanks to a $500,000 gift from an anonymous Yale College graduate and former YDN reporter. The gift will allow the library to...
May 24, 2021
On March 10, 2020, Yale president Peter Salovey announced classes would be moved online and students would not be returning to campus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Recognizing that this was a watershed moment, Yale University Library staff quickly began planning how to document the impact of the...
May 24, 2021
Photo: Logan Howard, winner of the Library Map Prize. In spite of ongoing pandemic-related challenges during the last year, the class of 2021 accomplished a wide range of original research projects using Yale University Library’s collections and resources. Six students wrote senior essays that were...
May 10, 2021
Join Barbara Rockenbach, Stephen F. Gates ’68 University Librarian and the Sterling Library Exhibition Committee at 4:00 pm on May 11 to celebrate the completion of Kathryn Schmechel’s senior essay exhibition “Free the New Haven Panthers”: The New Haven Nine, Yale, and the May Day 1970 Protests...
May 5, 2021
Join us online for a free Indie Lens Pop-Up screening and filmmaker discussion of The Donut King, a new documentary by Alice Gu, co-presented as part of the Center for Asian American Media's CAAMFest. The Donut King is the rags-to-riches story of Ted Ngoy, who escaped Cambodia and arrived in...
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Yale University Library has launched a new online tool which enables users to access outdated CD-ROMs on current computer systems.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....

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