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Welcome to Yale! Though you cannot be physically on campus this summer, we want to make sure that you know how to access as many resources as possible. Librarians from Yale Library have put together this guide to help you find:
Resources included on this guide are available online either because they are in the pubic domain, Open Access, or not governed by a license or copyright restriction. For the resources included on this guide that are not from Yale, availability is subject to change.
All of the materials found through DPLA—photographs, books, maps, news footage, oral histories, personal letters, museum objects, artwork, government documents, and so much more—are free and immediately available in digital format.
HathiTrust is a partnership of academic & research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world. Select 'Advanced Search' to search by format type; select 'Full-Text Only' to retrieve Open Access content.
The Beinecke Digital Library includes more than a million images of collection material, including books, manuscript material, photographs, and artwork. While the Beinecke Digital Library is quite large, it represents only a fraction of total collections material on-site.
Provides free public access to detailed descriptions of primary resource collections maintained by more than 200 contributing institutions including libraries, special collections, archives, historical societies, and museums throughout California.