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Yale libraries will be closed Nov. 25 – Jan. 4. Online services and access to library materials will continue. See COVID-19 library updates.

Manuscripts & Archives: Resumption of Services Following COVID-19 Closure: Home

This guide provides up-to-date information about the phased resumption of services for researchers in Manuscripts & Archives.

General Timeline for Resumption of Manuscripts & Archives Services

Beginning Wednesday November 25, 2020, through Monday, January 4, 2021

  • The Manuscripts & Archives Reading Room is closed to researchers per library and university COVID-19 guidance.
  • Most staff members not involved in digitization efforts are working from home.
  • Staff members continue to offer reference and consultation services remotely: email allow 5-6 weeks for a response to your query.
  • Digitization services continue to be offered to and prioritized for patrons with a Yale NetID.
  • Limited digitization services continue to be offered to non-Yale patrons.

Watch this site for updates regarding Manuscripts & Archives services for the month of January 2021 and Yale University's Spring term (February 1 through May 19, 2021).

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University and Library Resources for COVID-19 Information

For information about Yale University Library's resumption of services, see the COVID-19 Library Updates.

For information on Yale University reopening see COVID-19: Yale Actions and Response.