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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Yale University Library has launched a new online tool which enables users to access outdated CD-ROMs on current computer systems.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 online exhibitions curated by Yale students in English, environmental science, and architecture feature a wide range of primary sources and other resources from Yale University Library. Publication and Prejudice Curated by Emma Brodey ’21, this exhibit brings together more than twenty...
March 25, 2021
Nota Bene, Yale Library’s much-loved newsletter since 1987, has been reborn in digital form. Nota Bene, Yale Library’s much-loved newsletter since 1987, has been reborn in digital form. The second online issue features stories about a new exhibition space in Sterling Memorial Library, a new tool...
photo of Larry Krasner in an office surrounded by advisors
March 24, 2021
Join us online for a free Indie Lens Pop-Up screening and discussion of Philly D.A. In 2017, Philadelphia had one of the highest incarceration rates of any major city on the United States. When civil rights attorney Larry Krasner mounted a long-shot campaign to become District Attorney—and won—he...

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