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Oxford Music Online Logo
February 12, 2018
Grove Music Online (aka Oxford Music Online) migrated to a new platform in December.  This migration happened suddenly and there are a number of bugs still being worked out. The Music Library Association (MLA) has a news blog on the Grove Music Online Update with issues and tips that may help you...
Jason Moran. Photo Credit Left: macfound.org
February 9, 2018
New interviews: Since last summer, Oral History of American Music (OHAM) staff have conducted interviews with Robert Carl, Wayne Escoffery, Michael Gordon, Robert Kyr, David Lang, and Morton Subotnick. All interviews will be catalogued and transcribed and will be available to researchers in the...
February 7, 2018
"Highways, Byways, and Railways: Mapping Frederick Douglass' Journey in Britain" February 7 at 2:30pm in Bass Library, L01 African American abolitionists made an indelible mark on nineteenth-century Britain. Their lectures were held in famous meeting halls, taverns, the houses of wealthy patrons,...
Cover of the book Iran: A Modern History by Professor Abbas Amanat, this month's Arts and Humanities Book Talk.
February 6, 2018
This history of modern Iran is an ambitious exploration of the story of a nation. It offers a revealing look at how events, people, and institutions are shaped by currents that sometimes reach back hundreds of years. Praised by critics as “a stately, scholarly study” and commended for “the grandeur...
Announcing the Adrian Van Sinderen Book Collecting Prize
January 29, 2018
To encourage undergraduates to collect books, build their own libraries, and read for pleasure and education, Adrian Van Sinderen, Class of 1910, established two prizes in 1957. The Senior Prize is now $1,000, the Sophomore Prize $700. Prizes for Honorable Mention are awarded at the discretion of...
Li dai bie ji ku 歷代別集庫
January 23, 2018
A trial for a Chinese language database, Li dai bie ji ku 歷代別集庫, has been set up for Yale University users from now to February 21, 2018. Li dai bie ji ku 歷代別集庫 is a newly available database from Erudition 愛如生. The two collections for the trial are Pre-Ming 明前 and Early Qing 清前期. Each collection...
Picture of an afro-american family during World War 1
January 22, 2018
When the United States entered World War I, the call of mass mobilization permeated every aspect of American life. Americans answered this call—for service and sacrifice, money and time, life and loyalty—with deep ambivalence; an ambivalence reflecting the divisive and singular nature of the...

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