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The Gilmore Music Library is celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Giuseppe Verdi with Verdi and His Singers, an exhibit now on view in the Music Library. It features five items in Verdi’s hand: a quotation from Otello and four letters. It also includes a caricature of Verdi by...
Join the community of research libraries in celebrating Fair Use Week from February 23-27! Fair use is a limitation on a copyright holder’s exclusive rights providing that others may use the creator’s work without seeking permission. Determining fair use is guided by a 4-factor test. Yale Library...
April 29 – July 5, 2013 Sterling Memorial Library Exhibits Corridor Curated by Tyler James Griffith, MA '11 (Public Humanities), MPhil '12, PhD Candidate, History/History of Science and Medicine Like Elihu Yale himself, Yale College was born amidst an historical "news boom" during the late...
The Yale Divinity Library is one of the few libraries in the world that contains a prayer chapel. When the Divinity School was renovated in 2001, the former Byzantine chapel was included within the the library. Since it was impractical to make this space into a seminar room, the chapel was...
Dorothy Woodson, curator of the African Collection at the Yale Library, came to Yale in 2000. She met Nelson Mandela several times while working in the Presidential offices in South Africa in 1996. She and several other Yale people, share recollections of the late Nelson Mandela in this...
Many aspects of the history of the Holocaust in the former Yugoslavia are told through the voices of those who survived it. The program includes excerpts of Jews rescued by Serbs, Croats, and Bosnians; a Serbian non-Jewish rescuer whose husband was shot for hiding Jews; survivors of concentration...
Beginning June 3, the grand nave of Sterling Memorial Library — a destination for thousands of students, scholars, and campus visitors each year — will be renewed and restored, thanks to a $20 million gift from Richard Gilder ’54 and his wife, Lois Chiles. The restoration honors outgoing Yale...

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