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Eligibility for BorrowDirect Plus On-Site Borrowing

As of October 1, 2014, visiting scholars, researchers and post-doctoral appointments are eligible for free on-site borrowing privileges from all Borrow Direct institutions and Duke University.  To see a full list of participating instutions along with links to each institution's policies, please visit http://www.borrowdirect.org/on-site-borrowing

 

Other Yale Affiliations Guide to Borrowing

About Yale Visiting Scholars, Researchers, Post-Doctoral appointments and Fellowships

Yale University employed Visiting Scholars, Researchers and Post-Doctoral appointments are eligible for library borrowing privileges at no charge.  These privileges vary depending on the appointment, which is set by the scholar's home department or college.  All readers in this category are eligible for Yale ID cards, which is used to borrow materials and gain access to library facilities after 6pm.  Please contact the Privileges Office for more information on your specific privileges.

Outside Researchers who hold a Yale University Fellowship appointment are eligible for full borrowing privileges at no charge.  Privileges are granted for the length of the fellowship as determined by the host department or school.  Researchers who are visiting Yale University under non-Yale fellowships are not eligible for privileges under this policy. Refer to the Visitor section of this guide for more information.

Yale Visiting Scholars, Researchers and Post-Docs:  What am I eligible for?

Yale University employed Visiting Scholars, Researchers and Post-Doctoral appointments library privileges include: 

  • Check out materials from any library 
  • Building Access – allowed until closing
  • Loan length – 6 months, one year OR date of expiration - dependant on appointment at Yale University
  • Book limit – 225 or 300 books - dependant on appointment at Yale University
  • Eligible for Interlibrary Loan and Borrow Direct

Yale Visiting Scholars, Researchers and Post-Docs:  How do I register?

Readers in this category are normally eligible for a Yale ID card which also serves as the library borrowing card.  Please visit the Yale ID center to get your card before using the library.  Readers who are unable to secure a Yale ID card are encouraged to contact the Privileges Office at 203-432-1775 or smlcirc@yale.edu for assistance with library privileges.

Yale Fellows:  What am I eligible for?

Outside Researchers who hold a Yale University Fellowship appointment are eligible for the following library privileges:

  • Check out materials from any library 
  • Building Access – allowed until closing
  • Loan length – two months or date of expiration, whichever is lesser
  • Book limit – 50 books  

Yale Fellows:  How do I register?

Please contact the Privileges Office at 203-432-1775 or smlcirc@yale.edu for more information on how to establish your library privileges.

     

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    Send questions to Privileges / Sterling Memorial Library Circulation

    Location

    The Privileges Office is located on the ground floor of Sterling Memorial Library in the nave.

    Hours

    Mon-Fri: 8:30AM-12:45PM and 2PM-4:45PM
    Saturday: 10AM-2PM
    Sunday: Closed

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