Retrieval Schedule

Most of our collections are now located in the Library Shelving Facility, which is in Hamden, Connecticut, about four miles from campus. For collections located there, materials will be retrieved according to the following schedule:

  • Materials requested between 8:30 AM and 10:00 AM:
    Available the same day at approximately 3:30 PM.
     
  • Materials requested between 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM:
    Available the next business day at approximately 11:00 AM.
     
  • Materials requested after 2:00 PM:
    Available the next business day at approximately 3:30 PM.

The staff will retrieve materials from our onsite locations at 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM. Materials will be available approximately one half hour later. As time and staff permit, we may be able to accommodate requests for on-site materials at other times as well.

Researchers are strongly encouraged to contact us before their arrival, to ensure they can access relevant materials in a timely manner. Our e-mail address is mssa.assist@yale.edu and the telephone number is (203) 432-1735.