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July 29, 2021
Fred Shapiiro, Associate Director for Collections and Special Projects at the Lillian Goldman Law Library at Yale Law School, has produced a revised and expanded edition of...
picture of a laptop that is displaying collections of books
April 15, 2021
Yale University Library Digital Collections The Yale University Library Digital Collections site houses millions of digitized images of rare books, manuscripts, and archival...
April 12, 2021
SUMMER ACCESS TO WESTLAW, LEXISNEXIS AND BLOOMBERG LAW 2021 WESTLAW Continuing Students Continuing students automatically get FULL access all year-round (...
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Foreign & International Blog

February 18, 2020
You are invited to view a new library exhibit on YLS alumnus Wang Chung-hui (LL.M 1903, D.C.L. 1905) and the history of US-China relations prepared by JSD candidate, Jingjian...
2019 FCIL-SIS Schaffer Grant Recipient Presentation July 18 2019
August 15, 2019
We were honored to host veteran open-access activist, Ms. Mariya Badeva-Bright, the 2019 American Law Libraries Association FCIL-SIS Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians...
May 23, 2019
“For the barrier of language is sometimes a blessed barrier, which only lets pass what is good. Or – to put the thing less cynically – we may be better in new clean words,...
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Rare Books Blog

Singularia Ludovici Romani (Paris, 1510)
May 1, 2021
The forlorn figure adorning Lodovico Pontano’s Singularia (1510) reflects some of my emotions on this, my last day as the Rare Book Librarian at the Lillian Goldman Law...
Printer's device of Peter Schoeffer, 1476
February 25, 2021
My interest in law book illustrations has led me to study and collect other graphic elements in early printed law books. Some of the most lovely and charming of these are...
José Calvo González
September 15, 2020
“Sostener entre las manos un libro antiguo es como sustentar el tiempo.” [“An ancient book is like a time machine in your hands.”]      – José Calvo González My late...
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