Register for the Library
You must register with the library in order to:
- Borrow books
- Renew loans online
- access e-Res readings from home
- Access the library's online databases from home
- Access e-books from home
What Do I Do?
1. Bring your YU ID to the Circulation Desk.
2. Complete the information card.
3. That's it! You're in!
Your ID is Your Library Card
Top Ten Things Students Should Know About the YU Libraries
10. The libraries have extensive Jewish studies collections at both campuses, in addition to the general collections.
9. You can have almost any book in North America (or article) delivered, free of charge, through Interlibrary Loan.
8. We provide you off-campus access to HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS of journals, magazines, newspapers, e-books, encyclopedias & more, through electronic database subscriptions.
7. Through E-Reserves, you can access readings specifically assigned by your professors.
6. We have computers, copiers, printers & scanners. You can use our wireless on your laptop, smart phone, or tablet computer; and network your laptop with our printers, too.
5. Our facilities provide study/work spaces, whether you're looking for an individual carrel or a place for quiet collaboration.
4. Our hours vary, but most nights we're open until the wee hours of the morning (or nearly).
3. We provide you with online tools to automatically generate bibliographies and organize your research.
2. Reference librarians will help you get started with a research project, become an expert searcher of both library resources and the Web, evaluate sources, organize citations & generate bibliographies.
1. You can visit us at the Reference Desk in person, email us, text us, chat with us, or call us. Find out how.
Inspired by the Missouri Western State University's Freshman Fact Sheet by Rick Dyson.
Used with permission.