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February 12, 2021
On Thursday, Feb. 25, 12-1:15 pm, four Yale students will discuss Native American languages across the country. The panel, moderated by Linguistic Professor Claire Bowern, will discuss issues related to language activism, language in Native American communities, Native American languages at Yale,...
Closed Bass Library area with yellow caution tape
February 9, 2021
Bass Library will reopen on March 1 after a broken pipe flooded the two-level library on Jan. 29, requiring a month of cleaning and repairs.  Until March 1, students can find alternate places to study in Sterling Library, Haas Arts Library, Marx Science and Social Science Library, the Divinity...
February 5, 2021
Join us online for a free Indie Lens Pop-Up screening and discussion of Mr. SOUL!, a documentary by Melissa Haizlip '87. Before Oprah and Arsenio, there was Mr. SOUL! From 1968 into 1973, the public television variety show SOUL! offered an unfiltered, uncompromising celebration of Black literature...
University Librarian Barbara Rockenbach scans books
January 31, 2021
A sprinkler line froze and burst in the upper level of Bass Library Friday evening, causing extensive water damage throughout the building. The two-story library underneath Cross Campus is closed for cleaning and repairs until further notice. Sterling Library was not affected by the leak. Bass...
Queen Caroline cartoon image
January 31, 2021
Two hundred years ago when the newly crowned King George IV charged his long-estranged wife with adultery, the resulting trial was the most notorious scandal of the day. With satirical graphics from the collection of the Lewis Walpole Library and trial accounts from the Lillian Goldman Law Library...
January 29, 2021
We miss casually flipping through books and sharing recommendations face-to-face just as much as you do, so we've taken our book display and made a virtual pop-up! From Black History to Asia Pacific Heritage and LGBTQ+ Pride, each month we'll share a curated selection of items from the collection...
Honorary Degree recipients at Yale, 1959, including Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King
January 18, 2021
All Yale libraries are closed on Monday, Jan. 18, in commemoration of Martin Luther King Day. Please visit the library's online exhibit, The Kings at Yale, which draws on materials from Manuscripts and Archives to document visits to Yale by Dr. King and Coretta Scott King. 

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