Library Student Employees Honored

Two students who work in the library are among the first recipients of a new university award recognizing their contributions.  Jaster Francis ’20 is a work leader in collections maintenance at Sterling Memorial Library. Raffi Donatich ’19 is a student research assistant at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

Francis and Donatich were among ten students who received the inaugural Y-Work Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Student Employees at an April 30 reception hosted by Yale College Dean Marvin Chun.

New Exhibition: Music of World War I

In the Music Library's new exhibition entitled “They Sang and Took the Sword” – Music of World War I, opening August 6th 2018, the Music Library observes the 100th anniversary of the conclusion of World War I, as marked by the signing of the Armistice on November 11, 1918. The exhibition brings together selected materials from the Music Library’s Special Collections and Collection of Historical Sound Recordings pertaining to the war.

As Black History Month ends, Bass librarians and students keep the conversation going

A Bass Library initiative to amplify underrepresented voices has generated a crowd-sourced reading list of books “by and about people of color”. Now, students and librarians are looking for ways to keep that list growing.

“We see a real community conversation unfolding, and we want to support that,” said Emily Horning, director of undergraduate programs at Bass Library.

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