September 17 is Constitution Day and Citizenship Day. "Each educational institution that receives Federal funds for a fiscal year is required to hold an educational program about the U.S. Constitution for its students." US Department of Education on Commemorating Constitution Day
In commemoration of this date and in keeping with the requirement above, Yale University Libraries and the Lillian Goldman Law Library have collaborated to provide materials and programming in celebration of this event. This guide provides details on the events and collections surrounding the day.
Yale University Libraries are stewards of vast collections of materials. These materials cover a wide variety of formats, and range from the fourteen hundreds to present day. As a steward of US Federal Depository Collections, the library encourages civic engagement throughout the year.
For access to a mini-constitution-please click here.
Printed copies will be available at Marx Library’s iDesk starting September 16 through September 30, 2022, while supplies last.
This Constitution and Citizenship Day, Yale University Library is celebrating the US Constitution as it relates to data and information. A series of workshops will highlight government information, the US Census, and text mining with the Constitution as a source for analysis.