The 23rd annual conference of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition will present the in-process research findings of the Yale and Slavery Research Group. The online event is free and open to all.
This month’s issue highlights the impact of library collections on research, how students are using the library with the return to on-campus learning, upcoming library events, and a new online exhibition about coeducation at Yale.
On Sept. 8, more than 200 students stopped by Sterling Memorial Library to write postcards for the University Archives about why they are excited to be on campus with in-person classes again. View an image gallery.
Yale University Library has launched a new online tool which enables users to access outdated CD-ROMs on current computer systems.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.
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.
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.
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.
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.