RESEARCH RESTART

The Libraries are resuming limited in-person research activities by appointment only as part of the University's Research Restart Plan.
Learn more about the Libraries' entry requirements and available services.

Remote resources and services

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Subject specialists
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


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. You can also check out our FAQs for alternative solutions.

 

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