Researchers and visitors who are not currently registered students or employees of Yale are welcome to visit the Yale University Library. Access to individual locations within the Yale Library system varies - contact the specific library location before your visit. Access to Yale University Library collections is restricted in some cases, and the Privileges Office will be happy to assist you in setting up privileges to library collections that best suit your needs. To determine what is available to you, please choose your affiliation below.
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Send questions to Sterling Memorial Library Services at:
The Library Service desk is located on the ground floor of Sterling Memorial Library in the nave and is open during normal library hours.
Mon-Fri: 8:30am - 4:45pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 4:45pm