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Woman writes at a desk beside a box of manuscripts
October 12, 2021
A summer fellowship in Manuscripts and Archives gave Charlotte Keathley ’22 a new view of Yale history, new pathways to primary sources, and the opportunity to co-curate an online exhibition on coeducation.
Fred Shapiro standing in the library, surrounded by shelves of books
September 27, 2021
Fred Shapiro documented 13,000 famous quotations—and a few discoveries: Ben Franklin cribbed the line about death and taxes. Napoleon may not have been the first to say an army marches on its stomach. And yes, men often get the credit for women’s words.
The Windham-Campbell Prize logo
September 20, 2021
A one-time, online registration gives free access to all of the events with 2021 prizewinners including the closing keynote by Joy Harjo, the U.S. poet laureate.
A photo of the U.S. Constitution with the words "We the people."
September 15, 2021
Yale University Library and the Lillian Goldman Law Library are co-hosting two events and offering a range of resources to celebrate Constitution and Citizenship Day which is recognized each year on September 17.
Row of display cases in Beinecke Library holding printed collection materials
September 5, 2021
Under current Yale COVID protocols, in-library exhibitioins are open to members of the campus with Yale ID access to the libraries. Others are invited to view Yale Library’s large and growing array of online exhibitions.
Photo of stained glass window in Sterling Memorial Library
September 3, 2021
Tours designed for new students will cover study spaces, navigating the book stacks, borrowing, research support, student jobs, exhibit curation opportunities, the history and architecture of the spaces, and more. Registration required.
Photo of a section of the Vinland Map
September 2, 2021
Library conservators and conservation scientists at Yale have found compelling new evidence that the Beinecke Library’s Vinland Map, once hailed as the earliest depiction of the New World, is awash in twentieth-century ink.