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  • YUFind results will include articles from journals, newspapers, etc. as well as physical books in the library.
  • Full-text - look for pdf icon, or the words "HTML Full Text," "Find Full Text," or "Get Full Text."

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FIRST-TIME USER?  Accounts for new students are created automatically.

NOTE: You don't need a link to get in. When you click on something that requires a login, you will be prompted.

  1. Log in with your "active directory" (YUAD) username and password.

     The same username and password you use to log in to access your YU email or a library computer.


  1.  Login with your barcode.

     USERNAME = barcode number on your ID.
     PASSWORD (default) = yulis.  Change the password.


Special Login Instructions

     Are you in the S. Daniel Abraham Program? If so, click here.
     Are you a YU alumnus/a? If so, click here, or email

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