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March 16, 2011
Unique Niane Audiotapes Collection made Available through Arcadia Support
A unique project at the Yale University Library is making 63 reel-to-reel tapes, comprising the pioneering research of noted Guinean scholar, Professor Djibril Tamsir Niane, available online to students and scholars. Made in the 1970s, the tapes include field recordings, interviews, ceremonies and practices of several groups, in particular the Baga and Maninka.
To access the collection, please see:
February 1, 2011
2 New ENSSIB Interns
The Yale University Library welcomes two Fellows from ENSSIB (Ecole Nationale des Sciences de l'Information et des Bibliotheques), the French national school for librarianship and information sciences. Léonard Bourlet and Julien Sempéré will be work on their internship from February 2011 through April 2011.
January 11, 2011
International Room Opens in Sterling Memorial Library
Vice President Linda Lorimer, Associate University Librarian Ann Okerson, and Interim University Librarian Jon Butler joined in opening the new International Room in Sterling Memorial Library on Thursday, Jan. 20. The room brings together highlights of the Library's vast international resources and provides a gathering space at the heart of campus for programs and events with an international focus.
Please visit the room, located next to the Franke Periodical Room in the south-east corner of the first floor of Sterling Memorial Library.