Students, faculty scope out Google Glass

Faculty and students can now propose spring-term projects involving Google Glass, a pair of glasses that displays virtual information in a hands free format.

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Library faces budget constraints

Libraries do their best to adapt to changing times, but the times are not always kind to them.

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Digital humanities go vogue

As digitization of library holdings becomes increasingly in vogue, advancements have been made at Yale in analytical research tools for these digital archives.

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Libraries digitize papyrus collection

Yale’s papyrus collection is currently undergoing extensive conservation and digitalization.

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Beinecke acquires children’s books

Between the Gutenberg Bible and the Canterbury Tales, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library now has increased its holdings of a different kind of treasure — characters from children’s books.

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Borrow Direct expands services

The University’s libraries unveiled their participation in a new Borrow Direct feature earlier this week that enhances the accessibility of library holdings across the Ivy League.

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Literary festival honors eight writers

This week, the eight recipients of the second annual Donald Windham-Sandy M. Campbell Literature Prize are converging at Yale.

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Renovated nave open to campus

After three years of planning, restoration and construction, the nave of Sterling Memorial Library has been revitalized.

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Multispectral imaging used to reveal map’s secrets

This week at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, from August 11-19, an interdisciplinary team is at work on a multispectral imaging project to facilitate the study of a 15th century world map by cartographer Henricus Martellus. The map likely influenced Christopher Columbus and is representative of his geographical views.

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Beinecke gears up for closure

Preparations are fully underway for a major renovation of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

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Cloud Atlas author talks originality

According to novelist David Mitchell, crafting great literature is akin to escaping from a straightjacket.

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Donald Windham-Sandy M. Campbell Literature Prize winners announced

This is the second year the prize has been offered. In 2013, nine writers, aged 33 to 87, were selected.

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