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Library building hours and access are limited at this time. Services and support are being provided remotely. See COVID-19 library updates.

New Faculty Library Orientation: Home

Guide for New Faculty Library Orientation 2020

Welcome, New Faculty!

Welcome to Yale! Yale Library is here to support your research and teaching. Our collection of nearly 15 million print and electronic volumes is housed across 15 libraries, each of which has a team of library professionals ready to meet with you.

You can use this guide to learn about:

  • Access to library materials, both print and digital
  • Library staff and services, including consultations and workshops

New Faculty Library Orientation 2020


COVID-19 Library Services Information

Despite the physical closing of buildings, the library is still actively supporting teaching and research across the university. For the most current information regarding reopening timelines and access to physical materials, visit the library's COVID-19 Updates Page.

Access to Materials & Resources

General information

Electronic resources

Print resources*

Special collections*


*Please check the library's COVID-19 Updates page for the latest information on print checkout procedures and special collections access.

Access to Library Staff & Services

Yale Library includes a range of specialists who are available for individual research consultations, collaborations, classroom visits, workshops, and general library support.

The library also provides material support for your classes.

Yale Library News

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