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Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) - Innovations in Science & Technology (IST): How-To Tutorials

Resources to assist in writing a research proposal as part of the IST sessions for YYGS. This guide is updated for the Summer 2023 sessions.


On this page you will find video tutorials from Yale Library's YouTube channel. These videos can help you get started using resources specific to Yale Library, such navigating Quicksearch by format type (books, articles, data). Videos also include tips to help you optimize your search results using keywords and filters.

Suggestions for new library video tutorials can be sent to Kelly Blanchat ( and Caitlin Meyer (, co-chairs of the Digital Tutorial Advisory Group (AY 2021-2023).

Find Books Using Quicksearch

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Search Digital Collections

Find Data Sets Using Quicksearch

Off-Campus Access

Understanding Book Call Numbers

Find Articles Using Quicksearch

Find E-Journals

Search Archives at Yale

Lean Library Access