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Detail of sixteenth-century map on parchment, showing drawings of reindeer, camel, unicorn at left, a sixteen-point blue, black, and red compass rose at lower edge and drawing of a coastline with handwritten notations, clusters of buildings with red and black flags throughout and an inset circle showing Europe, Africa, the Atlantic and the coast of the New World
December 12, 2022
Colorful map from Beinecke Library exhibit The World in Maps is featured in Yale Library’s holiday message.
December 8, 2022
What are dogs doing in eighteenth-century art? A historian explains, using works from the Lewis Walpole Library. View the lecture.
close-up detail of a metal library card holding four different colored books fanned out to show the BorrowDirect tracking labels on them. A sign on the cart reads "Resource Sharing"
December 8, 2022
The popular BorrowDirect service—which provides quick turnaround borrowing from 12 partner libraries—will remain the same.
Table layout of 10 white cards that show swatches of color, ranging from blues, yellows, purple. In front of the standing cards are open plastic cylinders containing ground pigments in a range of colors, used to make paints. At lower left is a white paper with some brush strokes of sample colors--four green, four purple, and one yellow
November 14, 2022
An inspiring art history class—taught with objects from special collections—leads to a colorful exhibition curated by three classmates.
black and white photo shows shirtless woman with short hair and the words "Title IX" written on her back. She is facing away from camera, holding papers in her hand. To her right and looking off and to the right is a woman wearing a suit and open necked blouse. Blurred backs of heads of unidentified individuals are in the foreground and on the wall hangs a poster for Yale Women's Soccer.
November 9, 2022
By 1979, Yale had 13 women’s varsity teams—and they struggled for their share of resources and support.
Colorized photograph of two men looking at camera. One on left wears blue satin suit with white shirt and blue satin tie sitting on a simple white couch with one arm draped across the back support and the other hand at his chin. He has dark short curly hair and a goatee. The other has short cropped hair, plastic rimmed glasses and green shirt with brown shoulder patches. He rests his chin on both hands. There's a silver linked bracelet on his right wrist.
November 8, 2022
Two gospel artists—Donald Lawrence and Vincent Bohanan—will be filmed in interviews this month.
Three students pose before leaded glass gothic-style windows: man at far left has reddish hair and wears a blue hooded sweatshirt that reads in white lettering on front "Yale Education Studies"; the man at center has short dark hair and wears a round-neck shirt, black belt and black jeans and has his thumbs hooked into his front pockets; the short woman at right has curly black hair to her shoulders, wire-rimmed glasses, wearing a white turtle-neck and blue jeans
November 3, 2022
Students are teaching their peers what they wished they had known sooner about navigating the library’s vast resources.