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Not sure where to start? Use the SearchWorks library catalog to find physical and digital books, databases, journals, archives, media, and more.

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Looking for articles? Use SearchWorks Articles+ to search across thousands of journals and article databases all at once. You can also dive into our most popular article databases.

Have a topic in mind? Explore our guides to find the most relevant sources for your topic

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Stanford Libraries provides access to an array of historical and contemporary news sources. Find out how to access and make the most of our vast news collection through the newspaper and news sources guide.

Use your active SUNet ID for immediate and direct access to The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal

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Explore our archival collections through the Online Archive of California. Find out how to request and view materials through our Special Collections guide and our University Archives guide

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Use our music guide to discover renditions of your favorite songs by different artists and composers. Start streaming with our subscription to Naxos Music Library, which offers a wide range of music and a deep collection of Western classical music. 

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Find video games through our games guide. Check out Playstation and Xbox games from the Media & Microtext Center, or use our consoles to play your favorite games. 

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Browse, read, and monitor thousands of scholarly journals available at the Stanford University Libraries. 

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Search for articles in multiple databases simultaneously and receive alerts for new articles on topics you choose.

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Explore our discovery tool for geospatial (GIS) data. Search and browse the GIS collections of Stanford Libraries and of many other institutions.

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Access our electronic books, including proceedings, primary resources, and reference works. Search by title, author, or eBook provider. 

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eJournals A-Z

Search or browse Stanford's electronic journal holdings by title, subject, and vendor or use the citation linker to retrieve full text with an article reference.

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Government information

Find publications and data of the U.S. federal, U.S. state and local, foreign national and local, and international governmental agencies. 

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Find map collections at the Stanford Branner Earth Sciences Library and the David Rumsey Map Center.

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