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map of White Earth and Red Lake and railway lines completed in Minnesota in 1890.
June 25, 2020
Despite the disruption of the COVID-19 shutdown in March, the class of 2020 completed a wide range of original research projects using Yale Library collections and resources. Seven students wrote senior essays that were recognized with one of three annual library prizes. The winning essays have...
Crowd of students with Beinecke Library director inside the library
June 23, 2020
Edwin C. (E. C.) Schroeder, director of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library and associate university librarian, will retire next year on August 31, 2021, at the conclusion of his current term and after more than 30 years of service with Yale University Library, beginning as a catalog...
Campus view through diamond-paned window
June 9, 2020
“I’ve struggled with what I can say about the killing of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and so many others. Their deaths expose the persistent systemic racism in American society. The library's commitment to fight this racism is reflected in our community values. Words are important,...
photograph of filmmaker Willie Ruff
May 22, 2020
Our final in-person Treasures from the Yale Film Archive event of the spring was an evening of film and conversation with musician and filmmaker Willie Ruff '53 B.M., '54 M.M.A. In case you missed it—or want to hear more—we're pleased to present another in-depth conversation with Ruff, along with...
collage of women's faces from a Frank Mouris animated film
May 15, 2020
Join Treasures from the Yale Film Archive online for a conversation with Academy Award-winning animator Frank Mouris, in conjunction with the online debut of his first four short films. Direct precursors to his Oscar-winning Frank Film (1973), these four films were made while Mouris was a student...
May 8, 2020
Current circumstances have caused us to cancel several Treasures from the Yale Film Archive screenings, but that doesn't mean we can't continue to share Yale's excellent film resources with Yale students, faculty, and staff. If you're missing Treasures, please enjoy the streaming versions of select...
OHAM Director Libby Van Cleve with student workers in her office
May 5, 2020
During the month of April, library staff and projects were featured in multiple news outlets from the New York Times to Yale News. The coverage included: · The library’s Geographic Information Systems team is helping to track the spread of COVID-19 with sophisticated mapping techniques. The team,...

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