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The institution, the building, and the people of the Beinecke


An Inspiration To All Who Enter: Fifty Works from Yale University’s Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library... More >
Library News | November 6, 2013
Collaborative Project Provides Guidelines for Protecting Born-Digital Materials... More >
Library News | November 4, 2013
The Power of Pictures, the final exhibition of the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library’s 50th anniversary celebration, draws on the library’s collections to explore how people throughout the ages have used images to tell stories, docu... More >
Press Release | October 30, 2013
In a rare public appearance in the United States, renowned Italian writer and scholar Umberto Eco gave a lecture on Friday, Oct. 18 to commemorate the Beinecke Library’s 50th anniversary.... More >
Library News | October 30, 2013
51 Medieval English Texts Now Available for Study at the Beinecke... More >
Library News | October 30, 2013
 Beinecke’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Closes with a Flourish  ... More >
Library News | October 22, 2013
Contact: Kianti Roman 203-432-8055 kianti.roman@yale.eduFor Immediate Release: September 3, 2013... More >
Press Release | September 4, 2013
Collection of rare English legal manuscripts and books goes to Yale University... More >
Library News | June 17, 2013



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Saturday: 12 pm to 5 pm

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Friday: 9 am to 4:45 pm

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