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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 .
Three female Yale students smiling for a photo
May 24, 2021
In spite of ongoing pandemic-related challenges during the last year, the class of 2021 accomplished a wide range of original research projects using Yale University Library’s collections and resources. Six students wrote senior essays that were recognized with one of three annual library prizes.
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.
students throwing mortar boards in air in front of library building
May 23, 2021
With most parents and friends tuning in remotely due to the pandemic, Yale celebrated its 320th Commencement. As always, many graduates marked the occasion with photos in front of Sterling Memorial Library.
April 29, 2021
Scholars collaborating across three continents are deciphering a rare eighteenth-century Japanese manuscript at Yale University Library to reveal a tragic—and likely true—love story between two male samurai warriors.