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Man in blue jacket with brown and blue patterned tie and hands clasped smiles at camera
April 15, 2024
Mayor Justin Elicker appoints Michael Morand, director of community engagement for Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, as New Haven’s official city historian–following in the footsteps of Judith Schiff, chief research archivist until her death in 2022.
April 2, 2024
Monica Reed has been a designer at Yale University for more than 16 years. Formerly with Yale School of Music and the Digital Humanities Lab, she has recently brought her expertise to Yale Library Communications. As senior digital and web designer since 2022, Monica produces a wide range of digital media and graphics that support the library’s identity and mission. “I am also involved in thinking strategically about the future of the library’s website, especially now as we are trying to reimagine the site on a new platform—Drupal 10—in the near future,” Monica said. Migrating to the new site
From left to right: two male and one female security team members in Yale blue uniforms sending in front of Library shelves
February 19, 2024
Three security officers at Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library share their commitment to ensuring students, visitors, and fellow staff members always feel welcome and supported.
Woman with short dark hair and dark green blouse and long earrings looks at camera. To her left are shelves that display artwork. One reads "Planetaria by Monica Ong"
January 29, 2024
The library’s senior web and digital designer Monica Ong Reed is one of 50 artists named this year as a United States Artists Fellow.
Man with glasses stands in front of wall screens that read "Diaries as Wartime Documentation." Two rows of students sit in front of him at long desks with laptops open.
January 12, 2024
The Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies hosts a second summer session in Budapest, Hungary, on the topic of “Holocaust Testimonies and Their Afterlives.” The session will run July 10–19.
Man in dark sweater and grey pants and glasses gestures with right arm, leading tour in warehouse to group of 9 people who are gazing up.
December 7, 2023
The Yale Library Shelving Facility celebrates 25 years of safely storing and distributing its nearly 9 million items.
A stack of old photos and a handwritten page on a tabletop. The 1920s sepia-tone photo on top shows a seated man with a suit, bow tie and striped socks.
November 28, 2023
In workshops and online, Jennifer Coggins, community engagement archivist at the Beinecke Library, guides aspiring historians through the steps of creating a personal archive.