Links to Yale Library Collections, Resources, and Research Tools
Orbis: Search for books and manuscript collections in the Yale Libraries
Finding Aid Database: Search for manuscript collections at the Beinecke Library
Digital Library: Search for images in the Beinecke Collections
Beinecke Uncataloged Acquisitions: Search uncataloged and recently acquired materials at Beinecke Library
Beinecke Library: Information and links to about Beinecke Library collections, research tools, events, and educational programs
Yale University Library:Information and links to about Yale Library collections, online resources, research tools, subject guides, events, and educational programs
African American Studies Research Guide: A subject guide for African American Studies for resources at Yale University Library and beyond
Yale University Library African Collections: Among the most extensive and accessible collections of Africana in North America, if not the world, with particular strength on Anglophone southern, central, east, and west Africa; Francophone and Lusophone countries are also strongly represented
Images: Walter White, Diahann Carroll, and W. E. B. DuBois, all photographed by Carl Van Vechten
The exhibition gallery is closed while the library's building is under renovation.
Temporary Reading Room Hours
Monday - Friday: 9 am to 4:45 pm
The temporary reading room is located in Yale's Sterling Memorial Library, across Wall Street from the Beinecke.
After the renovation, beginnig September 1, our hours will be
Monday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Tuesday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. to 5