Help Logging In to Orbis

You must log in to Orbis in order to access your patron information, to request for recall or delivery, or to set or use preferences. If you are not logged in, the Login window will display when you select Log in or any function requiring patron log in.

  • Yale faculty, students, staff or affiliates with NetId: click Yale NetID login to be presented with a screen to enter your NetId and password. Information about NetIDs is available at
  • Registered visitors: enter the barcode on the front of your library card into Id, and enter last name into Last Name, and click Log in.
  • Please see Borrowing and Circulation  for more information about registration and circulation policies.

**Remember to log out when you finish a session so that your library account information remains confidential.