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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Accessibility

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Left: Sandrine Guérin, a woman in a striped dress, talks to a group of visitors standing in front of a long table with library materials on it.
June 1, 2023
Sandrine, archivist for the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, joined the library in August 2021 and is responsible for organizing and describing Modern European collections that document artistic and social movements as well as social thought and cultural criticism, with a focus on postwar Europe. She has a background in social science and her extensive experience in the cultural sector, and diversity, equity, and inclusion have remained core values in her personal and professional life. Sandrine has consistently applied a critical lens to examine and challenge institutional systems
Stage set with arabic script projected in white on black background. Man in Arabic dress stands with arms outstretched in front of animated image of a blue and yellow tree. Eleven people in long garments sit at his feet, six to his right and five to his left.
May 15, 2023
Omar Ibn Said, author of the only known surviving Arabic-language slave narrative written in the United States—whose portrait and correspondence are now on view at the Beinecke—is the subject of a new American opera.
Smiling woman with long wavy brown. hair and large white cat's-eye glasses, wearing a green, black and yellow jacket over a white blouse. She stands next to paned windows that shine light on her face.
April 27, 2023
On Wed., May 3, Ambre Dromgoole (MAR ’17) will tell the story of Roxie Moore, one of the influential Black female musicians featured in Dromgoole’s PhD dissertation.
Black-and-white composite images showing four children, two men, and one woman in early twentieth-century style coats and clothing
April 25, 2023
As a member of a new international working group, the Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies will help gather the United Kingdom’s testimony collections.
7 women and 1 man pose for the camera in front of decorative wood moulding in Sterling Library Nave.
April 14, 2023
The First Ladies of Gospel add their voices to the Oral History of American Music Collection and the interdisciplinary program Music and the Black Church.
Two smiling young boys giving two thumbs up. Both have dark hair and dark jackets.
April 11, 2023
“I signed up to be a judge for Connecticut History Day because I saw it as a way to ‘give back’ to the New Haven community,” says librarian Roberta Dougherty.
Dark blue round logo on blue and white ground that reads "Library Accessibility Alliance" in outer circle. At center is a graphic that shows diagram of figure in blue and white.
April 5, 2023
Yale Library staff members serve an active role in the Library Accessibility Alliance, which works to ensure equal access to all library users.