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An exhibition opening Friday at Yale University’s Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library presents 15 small, recently acquired collections that emphasize the richness and variety of the library’s holdings. The exhibition, Encounters: New Small Collections at Beinecke Library, features materials...
In cooperation with the Instructional Technology Group (ITG) and the Student Technology Collaborative (STC), the Yale University Library has added the futuristic eyewear, Google Glass—unofficially dubbed “Yale Bass Glass” – to its collection of media devices at the Bass Library. As the group plans...
A child survivor relates his vivid memories of Kraków, the German occupation, and moving to the ghetto and to Płaszów concentration camp. He tells of being smuggled out of the camp and surviving as a street child from age four to seven, with the aid of several Polish women. He reflects upon his...
Iconographie photographique de la Salpêtrière (1876-80), a landmark publication in medical photography, is on view in the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library through November 15th. This collection of texts and photographs represents the female patients of Dr. Jean-Martin Charcot at the...
The Yale University Library announced this week the appointment of Nicole Bouché as the new Librarian and Executive Director of the Lewis Walpole Library. She will begin her new position in Farmington, CT on August 18th. Nicole is currently the Director of the Albert & Shirley Small Special...
Curated by John Cooper, Clare-Mellon Fellow in the History of Art, Yale University In 1794 the dancing and Attitudes, or expressive postures, performed by Emma Hamilton (1761?-1815) were rendered in twelve neoclassical images engraved by Thomas Piroli after drawings by Frederick Rehberg....
The Yale community is invited to join us for a special open house on Thursday September 18th, 3-5pm, to celebrate the reopening of the restored nave of Sterling Memorial Library. This marks the completion of a major, yearlong restoration project that has returned the nave to its original splendor...

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