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Yale alumni gain free access to JSTOR’s extensive online scholarly resources

Press Release – “Yale’s more than 130,000 alumni worldwide now have access to a treasure trove of online resources thanks to collaboration between the Association of Yale Alumni (AYA), JSTOR and the Yale University Library. Alumni can freely use all JSTOR collections licensed by Yale. JSTOR (short for “journal storage”), a non-profit service founded in 1995, is a digital archive of over 1,000 academic journals and one million primary sources.”

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Yale to Receive Kissinger Papers and Establish the Johnson Center for the Study of American Diplomacy

Yale Daily Bulletin – “President Richard C. Levin today announced that Dr. Henry A. Kissinger will donate his papers to Yale University. The collection, which consists of approximately one million documents and objects covering Dr. Kissinger’s extraordinary life as a diplomat, scholar, teacher, and private citizen, will enhance Yale’s existing strengths as an archival repository for major 20th century American leaders. Yale already holds the papers of renowned former diplomats and alumni Henry Stimson (Class of 1888), Dean Acheson (Class of 1915), and Cyrus Vance (Class of 1939, LAW ’42), as well as those of President Woodrow Wilson’s most influential adviser, “Colonel” Edward House.”

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Yale announces free online access to museum, library collections

AP – “Yale University officials announced yesterday that the school intends to be the first in the Ivy League to offer free online access to digital images of millions of objects housed in its museums, archives, and libraries.

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No license will be required for transmission of the images, and no limitations will be imposed on their use, which will allow scholars, artists and others around the world to use Yale collections for study, publication, teaching, and inspiration, Yale officials said.”

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Library to keep NYT free after paywall

Yale Daily News – “The New York Times will launch a paywall next Monday, but for Yalies, free access to “all the news that’s fit to print” will be just a few extra clicks away. Starting March 28, the Times will limit non-subscribers to 20 free online articles each month. Yale students will still have access to the Times’ online image edition — which features the newspaper in its original color print format dating back to May 2010, when the library started its subscription — through the library’s website. While only three of 20 students interviewed said they knew the library subscribed to the Times’ image edition, and only one had ever used it, half said they will turn to the library for access once the paywall is enacted.”

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Cruising Yale’s libraries

Yale Daily News – “Yale libraries are something between a watering hole, battlefield, funhouse, and red-light district, except that none of those places have books and leather sofas, too.”

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Academic and Free-Speech Groups Join Criticism of Yale U. Press Over Cartoons in Book

Chronicle of Higher Ed – “Criticism continues to rain down on Yale University and Yale University Press for their decision to remove all images of the Prophet Muhammad from a forthcoming scholarly book, The Cartoons That Shook the World, by Jytte Klausen.”

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Social networking page – Yale Science Libraries 2.0

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Racial Profiling at Yale Library?

Not good. A little proof before accusing people. Let’s use the ‘ol librarian adage – Don’t judge a book by its cover.

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