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Need subject specific support? Our team of subject matter experts can help you find resources, research guides, and much more. 

Grace Baysinger, Chemistry LibrarianEitan Lev Kensky, Reinhard Family Curator of Judaica and Hebraica CollectionsStace Maples, Geospatial Manager, Stanford Geospatial CenterVanessa Kam, Head Librarian, Bowes Art and Architecture LibraryRegina RobertsFelicia Smith, Head of Learning and Outreach

 Connect to e-resources from any location

Can’t connect to an e-resource, like an article or an eBook?  When you are not on the Stanford network, e-resource providers need to be aware of your Stanford affiliation. The surest option to establish your affiliation is to use SearchWorks or the library website to locate e-resource links. These links have a Stanford prefix built in.

For complete instructions on accessing Stanford-licensed e-resources from off campus, check out:
Connecting to e-resources

Also, many course reserves are accessible online.

Find e-resources

Search our extensive digital collections to find resources to support your learning, teaching, and research. Our digital collections include:

  • 4 million+ books
  • 220,000+ journals and newspapers
  • ­­2,500+ databases 
  • 3 million + images
  • 150,000+ music recordings
  • 1 million+ government documents
  • 110,000+ maps
  • 70,000+ videos
  • 39,000+ datasets
  • 6000+ digital archives

Most of our collections are accessible through SearchWorks, but not all. If SearchWorks does not return the e-resource you want, we recommend connecting with your subject specialist for personalized assistance. If you can’t find a digital version of an item you need in SearchWorks or HathiTrust, we’ll do our best to buy it. You can also check out our FAQs for alternative solutions.

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