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English 114/115 - A Research Guide: Tips for Online Resources

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Find Online Books and Articles

1. Find online books using Quicksearch

  • Search by book title (not chapter title) or by keyword
  • From the search results, select Books+
  • Use the filters on the left, select "Online"
  • Your search results will now be isolated for online content (ebooks, streaming video, etc.)

2. Online articles (scholarly articles, newspapers, magazines) using Articles+

  • ​​Search by keyword or by article title (if known)
    • If you need scholarly/peer reviewed articles, select "Scholarly publications (includes peer reviewed) from the filters on the left
    • If you need newspaper or magazine articles (or even ebooks), select the appropriate format from the "Content type" filter on the left
  • To ensure your results are available, select "Full Text Online" from the filters on the left. Your results will now be limited to only content that you can download immediately.

Off-Campus Access: Video

How to access library e-resources when off campus

To find online resources from Yale Library, start your research from Quicksearch, Orbis, Databases A-Z, or other library access points.

  • Links to resources on library pages will prompt Yale users to log in with their NetID and password.
    • Note: Some resources have alternative methods of access, which will be provided with instructions.
  • Remote access requires Yale authorized users to authenticate through Yale's multifactor authentication (DUO).
  • If a library-provided link fails to provide access, you can: