Visitors may sign up for a range of free and paid borrowing privileges, view many library exhibitions, and visit Yale Library’s most iconic public spaces. Visitors must comply with all Yale visitor policies and vaccination requirements.
Yale University Library has received its first-ever gift to establish an endowed fund to support digital preservation. The $100,000 gift comes from an anonymous 2008 graduate of Yale College, now a historian of modern warfare.
When the COVID-19 pandemic moved her introductory biology laboratory to Zoom, Yale faculty member Maria Moreno saw an opportunity. The result was a collaboration with librarians to develop an intensive six-week introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology.
Mei-mei Berssenbrugge has been named the winner of Yale’s 2021 Bollingen Prize for American Poetry. The Bollingen Prize, established by Paul Mellon in 1949, is awarded biennially by the Yale University Library through the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library to an American poet for the best book published during the previous two years or for lifetime achievement in poetry. The prize includes a cash award of $165,000.
The renovated space, once home to Yale Library’s map collection, now has a screening room, viewing booths, video collections, offices, cold storage for film, and a film preservation suite to support conservation and research.