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Google may run Yale e-mail

January 21, 2011 • 9
Yale’s Horde e-mail system may be on its way out within the next month — and Google may take its place. Yale Information Technology Services, the Provost’s Office and about a dozen members of a specially appointed advisory committee are nearing a decision on whether to outsource the University’s e-mail service to a web-based mail »
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Orbis gets new look

January 19, 2011 • 0
After a recent facelift, Yale’s library search system is taking a page from another popular search engine: Google. The new Orbis search engine, which will officially replace the current Orbis system Feb. 7, includes both features upgrades and a new visual scheme. The search website, available through a “new Orbis” link on the main library »
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Classesv2 goes video

January 14, 2011 • 0
Classesv2 may not be as much fun as YouTube or Hulu, but it will soon play videos. Information Technology Services is piloting a new program, Kaltura, to interface with Classesv2 and allow professors to upload video and audio files to their class websites. If the experiment goes as planned, the program will join the 26 »
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Committee searches for new Univ. Librarian

January 12, 2011 • 0
For the second time in a year, the search for a new University Librarian is underway. Two months after the death of University Librarian and former Beinecke Rare Books & Manuscripts Library Director Frank Turner GRD ’71, President Richard Levin announced the creation of a 14-member committee charged with finding a new University Librarian in »
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Schroeder named Beinecke librarian

January 10, 2011 • 0
The new year is bringing a new librarian to the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Edwin C. Schroeder will serve a five-year term as Librarian of the Beinecke and Associate University Librarian, which began Jan. 1. Schroeder has filled a number of positions of increasing responsibility in Sterling Memorial Library and Beinecke library since »
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E.C. Schroeder named Beinecke Librarian

December 20, 2010 • 1031
University President Richard Levin announced the appointment of Edwin C. Schroeder as Librarian of the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library and Associate University Librarian in an e-mail to the Yale community this afternoon. Schroeder, who has worked as a catalog librarian at Sterling Memorial Library since his arrival at Yale in 1989, will serve »
City

Two arrested for Wooster break-ins

December 8, 2010 • 2
After a recent police arrest, Wooster Square residents believe its spike in car break-ins is over. But some question if the crime lull will last. After a week-long spike in car break-ins in Wooster Square, long considered one of New Haven’s safest neighborhoods, the police have cracked down, increasing squad cars, foot patrols, and bicycles »
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Library acquires LGBT records

November 30, 2010 • 2
Over 30 years’ worth of legal records documenting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history will find a home in Yale’s library. Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) is donating many of its legal records to Manuscripts and Archives in Sterling Memorial Library. Most of the resources, which range from photographs to financial records, will »
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Butler to head Univ. libraries

November 29, 2010 • 0
History professor Jon Butler will become Acting University Librarian Dec. 1, just months after stepping down as dean of the Graduate School. Butler, whose six-year term as dean ended this June, was on leave to write a book, but has agreed to assume leadership of Yale’s libraries after the sudden death of University Librarian Frank »
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Butler to become acting university librarian

November 22, 2010 • 0
UPDATED: Wednesday 5:49 p.m. Former dean of the graduate school Jon Butler will assume the post of Acting University Librarian Dec. 1, stepping into the gap left by the sudden death of University Librarian Frank Turner GRD ’71. Butler, whose six-year term as dean ended this June, was on leave to write a book, but »
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Wooster Square under siege

November 18, 2010 • 11
Historic Wooster Square is considered by most to be one of the New Haven’s safest neighborhoods, but amidst a recent spike in crime in the neighborhood, resident Emily Ferrigno said she is moving out. And she is not alone. “[The break-ins] make the police look helpless,” Ferrigno said. “It makes the people living here look »
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Interim librarian to be announced

November 16, 2010 • 1
In the wake of University Librarian Frank Turner’s sudden death, the five associate librarians are continuing the daily work of running the library as University President Richard Levin and Provost Peter Salovey discuss the appointment of an interim librarian. All library services are running as usual and the library Executive Committee, made up of the »
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