Library Architecture at Yale

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 architecture 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 from Yale University Press and can be ordered online at: http://yalepress.yale.edu/yupbooks/home.asp.


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