Yale University Library maintains library research workstations to provide
access to electronic resources available on-site and via the Internet in support
of research and learning at Yale University. For more details, please see Policies
Governing Use of and Access to Yale University Library Public Workstations.
See Cluster Support Services for
details on computers maintained by Yale's Information Technology Services.
Technology Troubleshooting Office
Yale undergraduate and graduate students in the Arts & Sciences can bring their
laptop computers and seek help here from ITS Computing Assistants in troubleshooting
technical problems. Drop-in help is available, though appointments are preferred.
Services include help configuring Proxy Server remote access to the campus network,
reviewing virus protection software, and configuring Yale e-mail spam management
utilities. To arrange an appointment see http://www.yale.edu/cas/
. To review hours of support see hours information.
Network Access for Laptops
- Wireless network access is available in many locations on campus, including
Yale University Libraries. See Wireless
Networking at Yale for
more information and a list
of locations with coverage maps . Users must register any device (laptop,
PDA, etc. ) for access:
Faculty: contact your department consultant
Students: register using this form
Students at the Yale University School of Medicine: use this form
Guests: access to the campus network is available to registered users;
for more information see Guest
Please note that to use wireless networking anywhere on the Yale University
Medical Campus you must use Yale Virtual Private Network (VPN)
- Network jacks are available for laptop computer use in Sterling Memorial
Library (Starr Reference Room), the Engineering & Applied Science Library,
Science Library and the Social Sciences Library. Check for availability in other libraries at
the library's Reference Desk.
- If you have been assigned a carrel in Sterling Memorial Library and need
its network jack activated, contact Access Services
Printing from Computers
- Pay for printing using Uniprint at the following libraries: Sterling Memorial
Library, Kline Science, Social Science, Arts, Government Documents and Information
Center, Divinity, Engineering, Math, and Geology.
- To print from the public computers, you will need a printing account . See
Print Account Management to add funds to your account, look up your transactions,
and create a PrintID if you are a visitor to Yale. See the ITS Distributed Printing Overview for general information
about establishing a printing account, adding money to the account, and printing.
- Instructions for printing from your own PC or Mac.
Self-Service Media Room open in Cross Campus Library Lower Level
- Pay for printing using your Copico card at the Medical Library and the Epidemiology
and Public Health Library. Read the Frequently Asked Questions about printing
in the Medical Library.
Located in the basement of the Cross Campus Library, the Self Service Multi-Media
Room is available for use by Yale faculty, staff and registered students. For
more information see the Cross
Campus Library Teaching & Learning Experimental Space site. List
of available equipment
Using Flash Drives on Library Public Workstations
Flash (USB) drives can be used on Library Public Workstations. To remove the drive
click once on the 'Unplug or Eject Hardware' icon in the System Tray (icon has
a green arrow and is located in the lower right near the system clock). Click
'Stop USB Mass Storage Device.' When you see a pop-up that says the drive may
be safely removed, click OK and remove your drive. Important: Do not click
twice on the unplug hardware icon. Double-clicking will result in an error message.
Workstations Available for Persons with Disabilities
Workstations specially configured for use by persons with disabilities
are available at many
Yale libraries. These workstations are wheelchair accessible, have large-print
keyboards, trackballs and Zoom Text Software. Information on the use of these
workstations is available in the library where they are located.
Most library workstations are capable of displaying all
supported languages. If you would like to request we support additional
languages, e-mail Library Web, Workstation
& Digital Consulting Services.
To access keyboard translations for use on Library Multilanguage Workstations,
click the links button in the upper right corner of the browser. Connect
to the Microsoft site to load the appropriate keyboard translations.
Orbis Z39.50 Access
Z39.50 access will allow you to connect to Orbis (Yale Library Catalog) using
client software such as EndNote. A preconfigured EndNote connection file for
Orbis is available from the EndNote
- Orbis Z39.50 Parameters:
- System: Endeavor Voyager
- Server address: prodorbis.library.yale.edu
- Port: 7090
- Database: voyager
- Record syntax: USMARC or OPAC
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