Using Library Collections
Come to Yale Library to engage with millions of books, journals, and films.
Loan Periods and Limits
|Role||Loan Period||Books/Loans||Film Archive Items|
|Undergraduate Seniors||Academic Year||150||20|
|Graduate and Professional Students||1 year||500||20|
|Retired Faculty||1 year||1,000||50|
|Retired Staff||1 year||300||20|
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