Beinecke Introductions


Beinecke Introductions is a bi-monthly newsletter that focuses on a single item in the collections.  The newsletter is edited by Emily Ulrich and written by graduate students, faculty, and members of the Beinecke community.  Past editions can be found here; to add your email to the mailing list for future publications, please fill out the form at the bottom of this page.

Yale Studies in Materials and Texts


Yale Studies in Materials and Texts is a book series published by the Yale University Press with the support of the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library.  Books in the series focus on how the material evidence found in printed or manuscript books contributes to the meaning of the texts conveyed within.  All books in the series are peer-edited and the series is edited by Ray Clemens.



Other Publications




Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, volumes 1-3 of which were edited by Barbara Shailor, and volume 4 of which was edited by Robert Babcock, Lisa Davis, and Philip Rusche.


Alchemy and the occult; a catalogue of books and manuscripts from the collection of Paul and Mary Mellon given to Yale University Library. Compiled by Ian MacPhail, with essays by R. P. Multhauf and Aniela Jaffé and additional notes by William McGuire. New Haven, Yale University Library, 1968-1977.


Studies and Facsimiles


Magellan's voyage: a narrative account of the first circumnavigation, by Antonio Pigafetta. Translated and edited by R.A. Skelton from the manuscript in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library of Yale University Library.  New Haven, London, Yale University Press, 1969.


Exhibit Catalogs


Barbara A. Shailor. The Medieval Book, first published by the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, 1988, currently published by The University of Toronto Press in association with the Medieval Academy of America.