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August 21, 2012

Michael Dula speaks with YaleNews about library technology

Michael Dula recently began his appointment as chief technology officer for the Yale University Library, one of the largest university libraries in North America. In this newly created role, he will develop a technology strategy for the University’s 18 different libraries, which house over 12.5 million volumes. Read more of the YaleNews interview with Michael at: http://news.yale.edu/2012/08/20/qa-libraries-turn-new-page-digital-age

Mike will also be giving a talk at the Library on September 10th at 3pm. It will be entitled "Future Yale University Library Technology Initiatives" and will take place in the SML Lecture Hall. All are welcome. For more information: http://enews.library.yale.edu/scopa/dula.html

August 24, 2012

Staging History, Making History: The Yale School of Drama & Yale Repertory Theater

Haas Family Arts Library, 180 York Street
August 27 – December 18

Great theater is both timely and timeless, speaking about the present while making sense of the past and remaining relevant into the future. This exhibition traces how events in world history have shaped the history of the Yale School of Drama from its beginnings in 1925 to the present day. From air raids to AIDS benefits, political provocations to world premieres by major international playwrights, the School’s history and its intersections are reflected in Arts Library Special Collections holdings of scripts, programs, posters, and other archival materials.
From: http://www.library.yale.edu/arts/specialcollections/exhibitions.html

August 28, 2012

Freshman Library Reception - Meet your Personal Librarian!

All freshmen students - meet your personal librarian at our freshman library reception!

Tuesday September 11, 3–5pm
Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall & Memorabilia Room (just inside the Wall Street entrance of SML).
Refreshments will be served.

Don't know what resources are available to you?
Need help with research papers?
Wonder where the best study spaces are?
Your personal librarian can help!
Come and learn more about what the Yale Library can offer you.

For more information: http://www.library.yale.edu/pl/?utm_source=lib_home_news&utm_medium=newsfeed&utm_term=reception&utm_campaign=pl_frosh_recept

Any questions about the Personal Librarian Program can be directed to Emily Horning, Director of Undergraduate Research Education and Outreach, at: emily.horning@yale.edu or phone: (203) 432-8211.

August 30, 2012

Future YUL Technology Initiatives with Michael Dula 9/10 3pm

Monday, September 10, 3:00 pm
SML Lecture Hall

Michael Dula, recently appointed Chief Technology Officer at Yale University, will provide an overview of upcoming technology initiatives for the Yale Library, that have been identified as strategic priorities. Michael previously served as the Director for Digital Initiatives and Technology Strategy at Pepperdine University, and has more than 13 years of experience working on IT strategic planning with the J. Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles County National History Museum, The Huntington Library, The Museum of Fine Arts Houston, and many other cultural heritage institutions. All are welcome to join us for this talk.


About SCOPA
Yale University Library’s Standing Committee on Professional Awareness, SCOPA, strives to encourage professional growth and the development of librarianship as a dynamic profession. SCOPA organizes a regular series of forums devoted to a wide range of topics concerning initiatives in Yale libraries and academic libraries in general. SCOPA welcomes suggestions concerning possible future forums.