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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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February 23, 2021
Yale University Library has signed two innovative agreements that will allow Yale-affiliated authors to publish in any PLOS open access journal without paying article processing charges (APCs).
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January 21, 2021
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.
Room with large white screen and rows of red seats
November 16, 2020
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.
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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March 31, 2020
A four-generation Yale family has created a permanent endowment for Yale University Library’s Center for Science and Social Science Information, a gift that will support key university initiatives in the sciences and social sciences.