If you need a person to help you figure out how to access the resource you want, right now, call the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library circulation desk at 203-785-5352 or email AskYaleMedicalLibrary@yale.edu. If the library is open, someone is answering this phone number and email address!
Usually, your Yale credentials (on the Yale Secure wireless network or the Yale VPN) will get you access to most journal articles.
If you have an article title and want to get the full text, try:
Demo one: the YaleLinks page works perfectly
Demo two: the YaleLinks page says "not available online"... but you can get the article easily and quickly through interlibrary loan aka "Get It @ Yale."
If you have a topic and want to find relevant articles:
Some professors post readings on their course websites with the Canvas Course Reserves tool or the Canvas Files tool -- look on the left navigation of the course website.
Alternatively, you can use
There may be some textbooks that you can't access through the library as ebooks. That's because publishers sometimes decide not to sell certain books as library ebooks. It's always ok to ask if the library can buy a book -- but sometimes the answer will be "no," not because of money, but because of the publisher's policy.
Yale ITS (Information Technology Services) can help with these tools, which you'll need to access library resources on and off campus.
Get help from ITS