Answered By: Laura Sider
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Q: What kind of library access do I have as retired faculty at Yale University?
Answered by: Laura Sider

Yale retired faculty are eligible for library borrowing privileges at no charge. Users may use either their Yale University ID card or receive a borrowing card from the Sterling Memorial Library service desk.

Yale retired faculty library privileges include: 

Book loan period: 1 year or date of account expiration, whichever is the lesser amount

Number of books/loans: 1000 items

Number of Yale Film Archive items: 50 items

Services: Borrow Direct, Interlibrary Loan, Scan and Deliver and Mail to Address

Reciprocal Borrowing Options: Borrow Direct Plus On-Site Borrowing

Building access: until closing

Access to public computers: netID access to public computer terminals


Emeritus Faculty only:

Remote access to electronic resources

Access to the Yale Secure Wi-Fi


Faculty and staff that were previously employed at Yale, but retired from a different institution are not eligible as part of this program. Please consult the Visitors section for information on what privileges are available.

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