Digital Products

Josef Albers’ masterwork achieves its full, interactive potential

The Interaction of Color mobile app for iPad is packed with elegant and innovative features that help you understand the book’s ideas, view the plates, experiment, and create and share your own designs. This interactive edition of one of the most influential books on color ever written offers users an entirely new way to experience Josef Albers’s original masterwork.

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A comprehensive view of art history spanning more than five millennia and the entire globe in the palm of your hand.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Guide eBook provides the ideal introduction to almost 600 essential masterpieces from one of the world's most popular and beloved museums and is now available to read on your tablet, mobile phone or personal computer.

Available now at Apple iBooks, Amazon Kindle, and Google Play.


An illustrated introduction to the great buildings and engineering marvels of Rome and its empire.

Roman Architecture: A Visual Guide is an interactive eBook that makes learning about these monuments easier than ever, with handy maps, and geolocation links. The iBooks version has bonus features, including popup references, visual book navigation, and a set of flashcards.

Available now at Apple iBooks, Amazon Kindle, Google Play, and VitalSource.


A fascinating look at art and the performative in Postwar France.

The Myth of Nouveau Réalisme eBook offers a critical reassessment of this important postwar, French, neo-avant-garde movement. This enhanced eBook edition offers a wealth of interactive features, including archival video and a means of navigating the book by image.

Available now at Apple iBooks.


A groundbreaking look at portable art collections assembled in the courts of Greater Iran in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.


The Persian Album, 1400-1600 eBook is generously illustrated with over 175 images, many rare and previously unpublished, and offers a range of new insights into Persian visual culture as well as Islamic art history.

Available now at Apple iBooks and Amazon Kindle.


Finding the right words has never been easier.

The Yale Book of Quotations app brings together a collection of over 13,000 quotations and proverbs from Yale University Press’s award-winning title The Yale Book of Quotations, and the companion edition, The Dictionary of Modern Proverbs.

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The perfect way to check architectural terms when you are out and about, exploring buildings.

The stunning Pevsner's Architectural Glossary app, based on the successful 2010 publication in hardback of Pevsner's Architectural Glossary, offers users a dynamic and innovative way to engage with architecture and the Pevsner lexicon. It will serve as a handy reference app that will enliven any architectural exploration.

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Learn how to write Chinese characters in this engaging, educational app.

The Encounters Chinese Character Trainer apps use attractive stroke animations and other interactive features to teach students how to write Chinese characters. These apps, available in Simplified and Traditional sets for both Apple and Android devices, contain all 210 characters covered in Student Book 1.

Available now at the iTunes App Store and Google Play.


An interactive guide to the climate debate.

In Climate Casino, economist William Nordhaus describes the science, economics, and politics involved — and the steps necessary to reduce the perils of global warming. The enhanced eBook version supplements the original text with pop-up footnotes, detailed callouts, and more.

Available now at Apple iBooks and VitalSource.


A stirring collection of diaries written by young people, ages 12 to 22, during the Holocaust.

Salvaged Pages is an enhanced second edition of the National Jewish Book Award–winning collection of diary excerpts from victims of the Holocaust. It preserves the impressions, emotions, and eyewitness reportage of young refugees and prisoners of the ghetto. The interactive edition features a glossary of terms, photographs, maps, survivor testimony (some available for the first time), and author video commentary.

Available now on Kindle, iBooks, Google Play, and VitalSource.


/book/9780300214321/long-days-journey-nightThe American classic—as you've never experienced it before.

Long Day's Journey Into Night: Multimedia Edition allows readers to hear rare archival footage of Eugene O'Neill reading key scenes; discover O'Neill's creative process through tiny pencil notes in his original manuscripts; watch actors wrestle with the play, through exclusive rehearsal footage; tour Monte Cristo Cottage, site of the events in Long Day's Journey Into Night; delve into O'Neill's world through photographs and letters; and much, much more.

Available now on Kindle, iBooks, and GooglePlay.


A master class on piano performance and pedagogy from the world-renowned concert pianist

Notes from the Pianist's Bench: Multimedia Edition is a newly revised edition of a comprehensive guide to piano technique, performance, and music interpretation. Renowned performing musician, recording artist, and teacher Boris Berman addresses virtually every aspect of musical artistry and pedagogy. The accompanying media includes video and audio examples of the described techniques.

Available now on Kindle, iBooks, and GooglePlay.







Yale University Press has a variety of digital initiatives. Select the product you are interested in from the list below.

Encounters: Chinese Language and Culture is a fully integrated multimedia program for beginner-level Chinese that immerses students in the sounds of Mandarin Chinese while simultaneously exposing them to the sights and culture of China.

Click here to order web access to the program.

The SDA is a result of collaboration between the Russian State Archive of Social and Political History and Yale University Press to create an electronic database of finding aids, to digitize documents and images, and to publish in different forms and media materials from the recently declassified Stalin archive.

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Works of Samuel JohnsonThe Yale Digital Edition of the Works of Samuel Johnson attempts to collect all of Johnson's published writings and some of his unpublished works. Everything that appeared in a book, journal, or magazine is collected here, in addition to Johnson's extant diaries, prayers, and journal entries.

Click here to learn more about the archive.


The Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization will be made available to the public through an online, searchable database beginning in spring 2013. All material for which Yale has electronic permission will be available, including many original versions of translated materials.

Click here to view the site.