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A picture of fruit on a tree surrounded by Arabic calligraphy
June 30, 2021

More than 40 Yale librarians, archivists, and curators have pooled their expertise to select rare and unique objects from library collections for the new gallery’s inaugural exhibition.

Two students writing postcards while kneeling at a desk in the Sterling nave
May 24, 2021

University Archivist Michael Lotstein has reached out to document students’ experiences, thoughts, and feelings during the pandemic using surveys, websites, postcards, podcasts, and more.

Student in mask with lap top sitting at reading room table
September 8, 2020

In August, Yale libraries celebrated their reopening to students and faculty after  a nearly six-month COVID-19 shutdown. View images of the big day. 

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Several CD-ROMS
April 28, 2021
Yale University Library has launched a new online tool which enables users to access outdated CD-ROMs on current computer systems. Using the Yale Library Emulation Viewer, library users no longer need to check out a physical item and track down the required—and now obsolete—hardware to view it.
Photo of Yale student Sarah Adams pointing to a sign post on the Shinetsu Trail in Japan
April 6, 2021
Online exhibitions curated by Yale students in English, environmental science, and architecture feature a wide range of primary sources and other resources from Yale University Library.
Architect's rendering of gallery space
April 1, 2021
Under the watchful gaze of Alma Mater, a section of the Sterling Memorial Library nave will be transformed into a museum-quality gallery that will showcase materials from Yale’s vast and diverse special collections. Construction began April 5 and will finish in about eight months.
Highly magnified colored cells
March 22, 2021
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.
March 22, 2021
On March 22 Yale announced the eight recipients of the 2021 Windham-Campbell Prizes. The writers, whose work explores matters both personal and political, were honored for their literary achievement or promise. Each will receive $165,000 to support their work.
March 16, 2021
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.
Aerial view of the Medical Library rotunda showing display cases
March 16, 2021
The Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Research Advancement in Health Sciences Librarianship Award from the Medical Library Association.