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Reference Services

Reference services are offered free of charge to Yale New Haven Health Bridgeport Hospital staff and affiliates.   

Library staff is available to provide both basic and advanced literature search services including:

  • Defining a topic
  • Consultation and feedback on an existing literature search strategy
  • Updates to an existing literature search
  • Developing a comprehensive literature search strategy
  • Identifying sources
  • Executing and refining a search

Please call ext.3254 if you require assistance with a literature search or would like to schedule an individual or group database tutorial.

Interlibrary Loan

  • Interlibrary loan services are provided to all Yale New Haven Health Bridgeport Hospital staff and affiliates free of charge.
  • Requests are generally processed and filled on the same day; rush services are available with a quicker than average turnaround time. Contact the Medical Library (ext. 3254) for assistance with rush requests.
  • Copyright law forbids us from obtaining an entire issue of a journal through interlibrary loan.

All Interlibrary Loan services are governed by copyright law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code).

Style Guides

  • APA Style Guide 
    On this site, you will find tutorials, FAQs, and other resources to help you improve your writing, master APA Style, and learn the conventions of scholarly publishing.
  • Chicago Manual of Style
    The Chicago Manual of Style Online is completely searchable and easy to use, providing quick answers to your style and editing questions. Content includes new coverage of journals and electronic publications, a comprehensive new chapter on American English grammar and usage, reorganized and updated chapters on documentation, plus guidance on citing electronic sources, and new diagrams of the editing and production processes for both books and journals.

Literature Appraisal Tools