Library Services

My Library Accounts

Different library transactions can be seen in different places. Find links to check your loans, pending requests, and account status here.

Using Library Collections

Learn about library access and loan perioids and limits for Yale affliates and visitors.  View our guide to using collections. 

Course Reserve Support

Yale Library’s course reserve units work with faculty and instructors to help provide students with access to course materials. Learn more about Course Reserves.

 Contact the Marx Library Course Reserves Team

 Phone: 203-432-3439


BorrowDirect enables faculty, students and staff to request material from our partner libraries; it is often the fastest way to borrow something not available at Yale Library. Learn more about BorrowDirect

Interlibrary Loan 

Having trouble finding the materials you need at the Yale Library? Submit an Interlibrary Loan request and we’ll search libraries around the world. Learn more about Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

Scan and Deliver

Request Yale Library materials—from book chapters and journal articles—and we will digitize and send them to your inbox. Start the scan and deliver request by searching Quicksearch, Orbis, or Morris. Learn more about Scan and Deliver.

Request a Purchase

Have something you’d like to see added to Yale Library’s collections? Submit a Purchase Request

Book Drop Locations

Need to return library books but can’t make it to a library?  Find Book Drop Locations.