The A&AePortal (aaeportal.com) provides an innovative digital environment in which to discover and interact with important art and architectural history scholarship. With deep tagging on images and text, a robust image search that directs users toward relevant publications, and an interactive online reader tailored for highly illustrated works, the A&AePortal offers a powerful research tool for today’s students and scholars.
In addition to titles from Yale University Press, the site features content from other leading publishers, including the Art Institute of Chicago; Bard Graduate Center; Bowdoin College Museum of Art; Dallas Museum of Art; Harvard Art Museums; Hutchins Center for African & African American Research, Harvard University; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; MIT Press; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Paul Mellon Centre for British Art; Philadelphia Museum of Art; Princeton University Press; Terra Foundation for American Art; Yale Center for British Art; and the Yale University Art Gallery. New titles are being uploaded to the platform on a regular basis.
The A&AePortal now features its first born-digital publication: Globalizing Impressionism: Reception, Translation, and Transnationalism, edited by Alexis Clark and Frances Fowle. Also now available is Josef Albers’s 50th Anniversary Edition of the Interaction of Color, which features videos that explore some of the color study exercises included in the book, along with a host of other classic course and reference books.
Library and individual subscriptions are available (currently in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Australia, and New Zealand). For subscription information, please contact Sara Sapire (firstname.lastname@example.org).
If you are an author or publisher interested in learning more about the ePortal, please contact Patricia Fidler (email@example.com).
Interaction of color app
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.
Yale Book of Quotations app
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.
Pevsner’s Architectural Glossary app
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.
Encounters Chinese Character Trainer app
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.
Stalin Digital Archive
The Stalin Digital Archive 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.
Yale Digital Edition of the Works of Samuel Johnson
The 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.
Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization
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.