Resources for remote access to Stanford Libraries
Many library resources are accessible remotely. If you are experiencing difficulty connecting to e-resources, consult our troubleshooting guide or contact your subject specialist.
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Connect to e-resources
Complete instructions for accessing Stanford-licensed e-resources from off campus.
Search course reserves
Explore required and recommended class readings. For Spring Quarter courses, we have worked with professors to provide access to e-content.
Access journal articles
Search across hundreds of databases in SearchWorks Articles+.
Find eBooks and other digital resources
Explore 3 million+ online resources in SearchWorks Catalog.
Link to online news sites
Chronicle of Higher Education (users need to create an account with their Stanford email.)
Online film streaming
Streaming Media Collections
Stanford Libraries provide streaming access to a variety of services that make video, film and television titles available to the Stanford community for research and instruction.
Other tips & tools for remote work
Set up Google Scholar to recognize you as a Stanford user
Google Scholar will provide links to journal articles available through Stanford Libraries’ subscriptions.
Remote collaboration tools
Recommendations from University IT.
Provides an encrypted connection to Stanford's network, enabling access to many restricted services.
Stay updated on changes to library services and hours: During the COVID-19 pandemic, material due dates have been extended to avoid the accural of fines.
Explore our digital collections
A few highlights include: