How to Register

Yale Affiliates:

All Yale University students and faculty are welcome to study at the Beinecke. If you have not visited the Beinecke before, please take a moment to pre-register using your Net ID via our online request system. When you arrive, be sure to bring your Yale ID to compete the registration process.
 

Visitors:

Researchers whose work requires use of our collections are welcome to study at the Beinecke. If you have not visited the Beinecke before, please take a moment to pre-register online via our online request system.   You will be asked to provide a valid email address.  
When you arrive, please bring either:
 
A government-issued passport bearing your name, your photograph, and an expiration date indicating current validity.
 
Or
 
A non-passport government-issued ID bearing your name, your photograph, and an expiration date indicating current validity. Examples: driver’s license, U.S. state-issued identity card; military ID 
AND ONE verification document containing your name and issued by a school, agency, or corporate body.

A verification document does not need to contain a photograph or an expiration date, but the latter must be currently valid if present. Examples: a second non-passport government-issued ID; a school, college, alumni, or employment ID; a utility or other bill less than 2 months old; a voter registration card; a credit card; a Yale Library unaffiliated researcher ID; a signed letter of introduction from a teacher or supervisor on institutional letterhead and dated within the previous year.