University | 4:34 pm | November 7, 2012 | By Yanan Wang

Univ. inspecting leakage problems in Sterling


Over fall break, scaffolding went up along the Wall Street side of Sterling Memorial Library as inspectors examined the north nave exterior wall for leakage problems. University spokesman Tom Conroy said in an email that leaks had been occurring above several windows on that side. He added that the facilities staff is in the process »

University | 2:47 pm | March 29, 2012 | By Sharon Yin

Library hosts Thursday afternoon study break


University Librarian Susan Gibbons will host the Library’s second study break today at 3 p.m. The study break will be held in Sterling Memorial Library’s L&B room. There will be free food, giveaways and even a treasure hunt for $25 credit on library fines, according to Amanda Patrick, the Library’s spokeswoman. Handsome Dan will also »

University | 11:34 pm | January 3, 2012 | By Sharon Yin

New library opens on Science Hill

The new Center for Science and Social Science Information is in the basement of Kline Biology Tower.

Just in time for shopping period, the Center for Science and Social Science Information opened its doors on Tuesday. As the new collaborative home of the science library, social science library and StatLab, CSSSI is housed in the basement of Kline Biology Tower and contains a 24 hour study-space. If you’re a fan of the »

University | 3:11 pm | December 19, 2011 | By Sharon Yin

Yale archivist wins theater librarian award


Earlier this month, Beinecke Rare Book and Mansucript Library Archivist Susan Brady took home the Theatre Library Association’s highest honor — the 2011 Award for Distinguished Service in Performing Arts Librarianship. The annual award has been given since 1994 to a performing arts librarian, curator, archivist or scholar “who has made extraordinary contributions to the »

University | 9:00 pm | December 15, 2011 | By Sharon Yin

Beinecke among world’s most beautiful college libraries

The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, lit up to celebrate the conclusion of the Yale Tomorrow fundraising drive.

The next time you want to study beautifully, you might want to skip Sterling’s towering stacks and the lowly study carrels of Bass and head to the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. A set of rankings out this week from Flavorwire ranks the Beinecke the most beautiful college library in America and the second »