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As part of a collaboration between the Yale University Library, the Student Technology Collaborative, and the Instructional Technology Group, the Bass Glass project is making Google Glass available to Yale faculty, students, and staff for both long-term and short-term projects. The Bass Glass...
A flash mob of dancers took over the nave of Sterling Memorial Library (a.k.a. “The Heart of the University”) at 10 a.m. on April 29 to the tune of Macklemore's hit "Thrift Shop." The library-organized event drew 40 performers from across the University. Undergraduates, graduate students,...
Survivors describe specific memories, reflect upon how and why they remember particular incidents, and the impact of these memories on their present lives.
A newspaper article announcing the start of the AIDS Committee of Toronto. (Box 2, folder 6)
Doctors in New York and California have diagnosed among homosexual men 41 cases of a rare and often rapidly fatal form of cancer. Eight of the victims died less than 24 months after the diagnosis was made – LAWRENCE K. ALTMAN, “RARE CANCER SEEN IN 41 HOMOSEXUALS.” New York Times, Jul 03, 1981. By...
Scholarly detective work has revealed that an 1858 manuscript, housed at Yale’s Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, is the earliest-known prison memoir written by an African American. Acquired by the Beinecke in 2009, the book-length manuscript, titled “The Life and Adventures of a Haunted...
The High Street entrance of Sterling Memorial Library (SML) will be closed until Friday, August 22, to accommodate construction activity related to the restoration of the SML nave. The Wall Street entrance to SML will remain open and will serve as the primary entrance and exit for the Library. The...
The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Lillian Goldman Law Library at the Yale Law School recently acquired the Anthony Taussig Collection of English Legal Manuscripts and Printed Books, an extraordinary collection of English manuscripts and printed books from the 13th through...

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