The 23rd annual conference of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition will present the in-process research findings of the Yale and Slavery Research Group. The online event is free and open to all.
This month’s issue highlights the impact of library collections on research, how students are using the library with the return to on-campus learning, upcoming library events, and a new online exhibition about coeducation at Yale.
On Sept. 8, more than 200 students stopped by Sterling Memorial Library to write postcards for the University Archives about why they are excited to be on campus with in-person classes again. View an image gallery.
Kenya Siana Flash, librarian for Political Science, Global Information, and Government Information at Marx Science and Social Science Library, was an exceptional and beloved social sciences librarian, colleague, teacher, and community member. She died Dec. 24 at the age of 41.
Established last year, Yale Library’s student advisory committee has provided input into library decision making throughout the pandemic and serves as a conduit for students to share their library-related questions and interests with staff.
The Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies has established a temporary European outreach office at the headquarters of the Vienna Wiesenthal Institute to expand awareness and research use of the Yale Library collection of Holocaust testimonies.
Following the collapse of the Soviet Union, Tatjana Lorkovic, curator of Slavic and Eastern European collections from 1989 to 2014, led the reimagining of acquisitions and relationships with archives in the region.
Yale University Library’s Beinecke Library has acquired a collection of more than 200 prints by renowned American photographer Gordon Parks. The prints constitute one of the largest collections of the photographer’s work available for study in an institution.