Barbara Rockenbach: “We have a responsibility to make our collections open to the world.”

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August 17, 2023

In a recent interview with ELI magazine, Barbara Rockenbach, the Stephen F. Gates ’68 University Librarian, shared her thoughts about the library’s post-COVID mission, its essential role within the New Haven community, and the exciting changes in store for the future.

Read the interview “Beyond the Bookshelves with Yale’s Librarian” on Yale’s For Humanity campaign website.

Photo by Mara Lavitt