Two women raise their fists in Black Power salutes at the 1970 Mayday protests
April 30, 2020
Treasures from the Yale Film Archive is going online! To mark the 50th anniversary of the demonstrations around the New Haven Black Panther trials, be our guests for the preservation premiere of the documentary Mayday (1970), presented as a digital transfer of the Yale-preserved film, along with a...
Barbara Rockenbach head shot
April 24, 2020
Barbara Rockenbach, associate university librarian for research and learning at Columbia University Libraries, will succeed Susan Gibbons as the Stephen F. Gates ’68 University Librarian July 1. She began her library career at Yale as the second Kress Fellow in Art Librarianship in 1998 and...
April 22, 2020
Professor of Linguistics Claire Bowern has been selected to curate the second annual Bass Library Model Research Collection. Her project, to be displayed during the 2020-21 academic year, will explore the intersection of language and society. “Language is everywhere: it’s one of the key ways we...
Yale Library Online Library Prizes
April 21, 2020
Yale University Library is seeking nominations for two annual senior essay prizes, each carrying a $500 award. Essays may be submitted for consideration by the student author or their faculty advisor no later than May 11, 2020, at 11:59 p.m.  The Harvey M. Applebaum ’59 Award is for a senior essay...
view from above of two-story study space with hanging lights, desks, computers
March 31, 2020
A four-generation Yale family has created a permanent endowment for Yale University Library’s Center for Science and Social Science Information — a gift that will support key university initiatives in the sciences and social sciences. The center, which will continue to be located in Kline Tower,...
Exhibit poster
March 27, 2020
The Gilmore Music Library celebrates the 125th anniversary of the establishment of the Yale School of Music with an exhibition that highlights the School’s early years. Among the musicians featured are Gustave Stoeckel (the first Professor of Music at Yale), Horatio Parker (the first Dean of the...
March 27, 2020
Arts Library research guides are a good starting place for locating relevant online resoures for Art Practice, History of Art, Architecture, Theater Studies, and Drama. Arts Librarians are available for research consultations.