This guide is designed assist our graduating and summer practice students. Reference librarians are available to meet one-on-one to help students prepare for summer or full time employment, to arrange for a consultation you can contact a librarian or make an appointment here.
During the summer, the reference librarians are available to help you with your research needs. The Reference Desk will be staffed from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m, Monday - Friday. If you are not in the law school, you can contact us via telephone (203-432-1606) or e-mail. If you have a subject specific research question, you can find the contact information for the reference librarian who specializes in that subject here.
In addition, the law library also has a comprehensive set of legal research tutorials available here.
Computer and IT Issues
For help gaining off-campus IP access, most YLS users connect to the Yale network using VPN for Mac or Windows. For instructions on setting up a VPN, please visit the Off-Campus Access website. For other IT questions please contact IT Services’ Help Desk via e-mail(link sends e-mail), telephone: 203-432-0821, or walk-in: L2, Room 007A.
For Passwords to the databases that are available only to the YLS community, see the Library Databases page or contact reference(link sends e-mail).