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Guide for New Faculty Library Orientation 2023

Welcome to Yale Library's guide for New Faculty Orientation 2023


Yale University Library New Faculty Orientation - 2023

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2023

Time:  9-11 AM

Place: Selin Courtyard and Lecture Hall, Sterling Memorial Library, 120 High St.

Register here.


Join us for a continental breakfast and an open-house orientation to meet subject specialist, course-reserves, interlibrary loan, data, geographic information systems, and digital humanities librarians who will share information about Yale’s collections and related services.

Scheduled information sessions in the Sterling Library Lecture Hall include (please plan to attend those that interest you):

  • 9:20 am – 9:40 am: Course reserves and purchase requests
  • 9:40 am – 10:00 am: Teaching with Library Staff – Undergraduate courses, Graduate/Professional courses, Using Special Collections for instruction
  • 10:00 am – 10:20 am: Research Support Services – Data support, GIS, statistical analysis, digital humanities, bioinformatics, and scholarly communication
  • 10:20 am – 10:40 am: Tour of Sterling Library and Bass Library

Connecting 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.

  • Subject Specialists provide disciplinary expertise to support your teaching and research in a variety of ways. Not sure who to contact or have interdisciplinary courses/research? Request a Research Consultation
  • Undergraduate Teaching and Learning staff introduce students to college-level research skills in the classroom and/or through assignments.
  • Data, GIS, and StatLab can help you find, analyze, and manage your research data.
  • The Digital Humanities Lab offers space, community, and resources for Yale scholars who are using computational methods to pursue research questions in the arts, humanities, and humanistic social sciences.
  • Campus IT Support can provide assistance with technology, whether hardware or software.

The library also provides material support for your classes.

  • The Course Reserves Guide provides information on creating and managing course reserves for your classes in Canvas. While electronic reserves is the preferred option, both electronic and physical reserves are available for Fall 2022.

For other questions, please contact:

Access to Materials & Resources

General information

  • Search across Yale libraries collections with Quicksearch
  • Search across Yale libraries, archives, museums and galleries with LUX.
  • Access our vast e-resource collection on campus or from home

Electronic resources

Print resources

Special collections