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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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.



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Digital Edition of the Works of Samuel Johnson attempts to collect all of Johnson's published writings and some of his unpublished works.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.

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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.

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