Category Archives: Collection Development

Frederick C. Barghoorn in Russia

A couple of years ago, one of my members came in to donate a set of his books to our Books by Members collection. Professor Thomas F. Remington, an emeritus professor of Political Science at Emory University, brought us not … Continue reading

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Stories for Snowy Days

I do not tend to prefer click-bait content for this blog, but as the snowy, sleety weather in New York today prevented me from actually making it in to the Club (the hazards of living on an above-ground transit line), … Continue reading

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Travel at the Yale Club Library: What’s your destination?

When I explain what kind of library I work at, I usually say: It’s a private library, but it’s a lot like a public library. What I mean by “like a public library” is we are a general collection, comprised … Continue reading

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Resolutions

Every month, I give a Librarian’s report at our Library Committee meeting. Our Library Committee meetings typically focus on our plans for the future – on the projects, events, and purchases that will occupy the staff’s and committee’s time in … Continue reading

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The Case for Weeding

The Library Staff and Committee welcome Library Intern, John Chagaris, as guest blogger. When libraries weed or remove resources from their collection, they can often be met with backlash from the community they serve. In 2015 Jeff Scott, the library … Continue reading

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Looking for ebooks? Find them at the Yale Club Library

The Library Committee, Debbie, and I are excited to announce our newest service at the Yale Club Library: ebooks from OneClickdigital. We’ve been offering digital magazines through RBDigital’s Zinio since April 2016. The service has proven extremely popular – digital … Continue reading

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