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An entrance with a sign reading WIENER WIESENTHAL INSTITUT FUR HOLOCAUST-STUDIEN (VWI)
November 16, 2021
The Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies has established a temporary European outreach office at the headquarters of the Vienna Wiesenthal Institute to expand awareness and research use of the Yale Library collection of Holocaust testimonies.
Woman in red dress and dark coat standing on a pier with water and blue sky behind her
November 16, 2021
Following the collapse of the Soviet Union, Tatjana Lorkovic, curator of Slavic and Eastern European collections from 1989 to 2014, led the reimagining of acquisitions and relationships with archives in the region.
Rendering of renovated entry with windows and arched entrance and view into main reading room area through arches
November 10, 2021
A planned renovation of the iconic Linonia and Brothers Reading Room in Sterling Memorial Library aims to strip away decades of grime and modernize 90-year-old infrastructure.
An older Apache woman and a young Apache girl sit in a field of yellow flowers
November 9, 2021
To mark Native American Heritage Month, the Yale Film Archive is recommending six documentary films, available to faculty, students, and staff through the library’s streaming video services.
black and white postcard of people in a bullfight arena
November 9, 2021
The Beinecke Library is offering tours of “Road Show: Travel Papers in American Literature” for students, faculty, and staff. Related information, images, and micro-exhibitions are available to all online.
Black man and children being  served at an ice cream stand under a sign reading "colored". A sign above another window reads "white" .
November 9, 2021
Yale University Library’s Beinecke Library has acquired a collection of more than 200 prints by renowned American photographer Gordon Parks. The prints constitute one of the largest collections of the photographer’s work available for study in an institution.
Two female students draw on films strips on lightbox
October 13, 2021
Slideshow: Students in “Principles of Animation” visited the Film Archive in Sterling Library to view films in the new screening room and get a hands-on lesson in animation techniques.