Yale University Library

 

Privileges Policy changes for Yale alumni and non-Yale researchers, April 2011

Contact us at:
(203) 432-1775
(203) 432-9486 fax
smlcirc@yale.edu
SML ground floor

Privileges Office Hours:
Mon-Fri: 8:30AM-12:45PM and 2PM-4:45PM
Saturday: 10AM-2PM
Sunday: CLOSED
Detailed hours/exceptions

New privileges policies will go into effect on Monday, April 4th for Yale Alumni and non-Yale researchers

After careful consideration of existing policies, usage and costs for Yale Alumni and non-Yale researchers, the Yale University Library will implement the following changes to its privileges and access policies effective on April 4th, 2011. Please note that these changes do not affect current Yale faculty, staff, students, affiliated researchers, spouses and affiliates with Yale IDs. A summary of those changes are outlined below:

Borrowing Passes

Borrowing passes may be purchased in order to check materials out from Yale University Library general collections. Yale Alumni and non-Yale researchers will have the choice of selecting either Standard or Premium Borrowing passes. All borrowing passes purchased before April 4, 2011 will be honored at the old rate and borrowing limits until renewal.

Type of Pass

Rates

Maximum number of Borrowed Items

Standard Borrowing Pass

$200 per 3 month increments or

$750 per year

15

Premium Borrowing pass

$850 per year – only available at year rate

50

Alumni Standard Pass

$45 per 3 month increments or

$150 per year

15

Alumni Premium Pass

$60 per 3 month increments or

$200 per year

50

Stacks Passes

Stacks passes are available to researchers for entrance into the Sterling Memorial Library Stacks.  Highlights of policy changes include:

 

Desk Passes

Desk passes are available free of charge to researchers for in-building use of Yale University Library general collections.  Highlights of policy changes include:

For more information, please contact the Sterling Memorial Library Privileges Office at 203-432-1775 or email smlcirc@yale.edu.