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Alumni Library Access: Home

This guide serves as a resource for those matriculating from Yale.


Welcome to the Alumni Library Access page. This guide serves as a resource for those matriculating from Yale. On this page you will find: 

  1. Transition to Alumni Status 
  2. Resources Once you Leave Yale
  3. In Your Community
  4. Free Research Materials

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Transition to Alumni Status

Resources Once you Leave Yale

In Your Community

  • Most public libraries have databases for your use. Sign up for a card and inquire what databases they have
  • Some academic libraries also provide community memberships (at cost)
  • Federal Depository Libraries often allow visitors to use Federal depository materials on-site, and many of these are academic

Free Research Materials