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Upgrade to Orbis on Memorial Day Weekend

During the Memorial Day weekend, Friday, May 25th – Monday, May 28th, the Library will be upgrading its Orbis Library Catalog.

Services Available during the upgrade

While the upgrade is in progress, you will be able to:
- Charge and return books
- Access a read-only version of Orbis (You will not be able to renew items, request materials, or access ‘My Account’)
- Place ILL requests

Unavailable Services during the upgrade

Some services will be limited or unavailable:
- Limited privileges (i.e. no desk passes)
- No retrieval or searching services
- No delivery of items from the LSF (Library Shelving Facility) or other campus libraries
- No fine payments
- No email notices (i.e. no courtesy reminders, recall notices, overdue notices, etc)
- No Borrow Direct requests

Classic Orbis Retirement & New Features

As part of the upgrade, the ‘Classic’ version of Orbis will be retired and replaced with the new Orbis interface. The retirement of Classic Orbis is made possible by several new features that will be introduced as part of the upgrade, including:

- Enhanced requesting functionality
- Additional Quick Limits for Maps and Microform
- Ability to browse subjects from a specific title
- Search term highlighting
- Enhanced My Account functionality
- Improved performance for Call Number browsing

For more information, contact us at AskYale at: http://ask.library.yale.edu/