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A black and white photograph of Yale art students standing at easels paitning a live model
July 9, 2021
Payroll records, travel photos, diaries and memoirs are just some of the primary sources featured in this online exhibition that presents a chronology of women’s presence at Yale by honoring women—named and unnamed—whose heroic efforts have enriched the university.
woman in blue dress beside the contactless pickup shleves in the Sterling nave
July 2, 2021
As part of its COVID response, the library filled 44,784 requests for contactless pickups and 18,883 requests for books by mail in the past year.
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.
Photo of plastic spades and a bucket in a sand box.
June 23, 2021
The online “sandbox” deploys emulation technology developed by the library’s digital preservation team to unlock resources from old software, CD-ROMs, or computer files.
Black and white photo of Yale filmmakers standing around a movie camera mounted on a tripod
June 17, 2021
Film director and screenwriter Alexis Krasilovsky ’71—a member of Yale’s first coed graduating class —interviewed Andy Warhol and other avant-garde artists for her 1971 film, End of the Art World .
Yale Daily News issue dated February 25, 1954
May 25, 2021
Almost a century and a half of the Yale Daily News (YDN), the nation’s oldest continuously published college daily, will soon be fully accessible to researchers online, thanks to a $500,000 gift from an anonymous Yale College graduate and former YDN reporter. The gift will allow the library to finish digitizing past copies of the YDN since its founding in 1878 and—through the launch of a new digital platform—make it easier for researchers to search and find materials in the YDN Historical Archive .
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.