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Information on Yale Class materials and availability at Sterling Memorial Library

Starting in March 2018, materials in the Yale Class collection in the Sterling Memorial Library will either be sent to LSF or reclassed and reshelved in the LC collection at SML.  Materials may occasionally be unavailable for use and request, and users are encouraged to use Borrow Direct or Interlibrary Loan for materials from this collection if inaccessible at the time.  

For more detailed information on the Yale Class Project, timeline and impact, please visit:

How long does it take?

Open Stacks

Up to You

Campus Delivery

0-1 Day

Scan and Deliver

1-2 days

Borrow Direct

2-4 Days

Interlibrary Loan

Article (Scan)

2-4 Days*


Loan (Book/Physical Material)

9 -12 Days*


*Average turnaround times. Times may vary depending on availability and response of lending institutions.


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Search and request books from Borrow Direct

Check status of a book request in your Orbis account

Request scans of Yale material from Orbis records (Scan and Deliver)

Order scans of articles, books, and other circulating materials from Interlibrary Loan


This guide describes ordering of circulating materials at Yale University Library and cooperating libraries. Note that Special Collection and Archival materials do not circulate and can only be used in supervised reading rooms. Rules and time needed for material retrieval vary by collection. Check with the individual collection or library for details.

Law and Medical Patrons

Patrons at the Yale Schools of Law and Medicine have their own services and some delivery times and guidelines may vary. consult the links below for each school for more information.

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