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Yale Library Studies: Library Architecture at Yale
Published by Yale University Library; distributed by Yale University Press
December 2009; 160 pp.
ISBN 9780300164770
$50.00 plus tax

Yale University Library is pleased to announce the publication of the first volume of Yale Library Studies, a new annual series that succeeds the Yale University Library Gazette, which was published from 1926 to 2008. Taking Library Architecture at Yale as its theme and subtitle, the first volume features drawings, designs, and photographs of Yale libraries by James Gamble Rogers, Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue, Paul Rudolph, Gordon Bunshaft, and many other distinguished architects.

Essays by Robert A.M. Stern, Charles Gwathmey, Marjorie Wynne, Mark Simon, Margaret K. Powell, Danuta A. Nitecki, Aric Lasher, and Laura Tatum explore a of range of topics including library architectural history, space and renovation planning, sustainable design, and Yale’s architectural archives. Library Architecture at Yale presents a unique record of the buildings that have housed the Yale Library and its collections over the past three hundred years. It was edited by Geoffrey Little, with an introduction by Alice Prochaska.

Copies are available for $50 plus tax and shipping-and-handling from the Yale University Press web site.

Future volumes of Yale Library Studies are being planned on the themes of collections and collectors who built them and teaching and learning with collections.