About Us

Marx Science and Social Science Library supports teaching, learning, and research in the sciences, social sciences, and interdisciplinary fields.

Our Mission

To serve as an intellectual and social hub for the sciences, social sciences, and interdisciplinary fields
To deliver exceptional, user-centered services that enhance teaching, learning, and research
To provide convenient and global access to information through integrated services and resources
To offer inspiring, inviting, and functional spaces that encourage intellectual discovery, creativity, collaboration, and social discourse
To provide a direct link to Yale Library services in support of scholarly communication

Staff Values

The staff values, developed by and for Yale Library staff, are intended set the tone for our collaborative work, communication,  and interactions with library users. Yale Library patrons and visitors are invited to embrace and practice these values in community with us.

We commit to cultivating a supportive and inclusive work environment. We hold ourselves and each other accountable for embodying these values in our shared work:

  • Access We champion equitable, ethical access to the record of human thought and experience.
  • Diversity We value our differences and promote inclusion and mutual respect in our community, discourse, and spaces.
  • Creativity We nurture a culture of curiosity and innovation.