Amanda Buckingham
Staff Reporter
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Library preservation, technical services to move

A new office space is currently being developed for staff involved with preservation and technical services in the Yale University Library System.

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.

Library faces budget constraints

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

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.

Libraries digitize papyrus collection

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

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.

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.

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.

Renovated nave open to campus

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

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.

Beinecke gears up for closure

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