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5 library tools and services to know



  • Subject specialistsGet personal research assistance from a subject specialist. Our subject specialists collect information resources to support Stanford research. They also provide consultation to help students and faculty navigate our collection.
  • SearchWorks, the Stanford Libraries catalog Find books, articles, media, datasets, archival materials, and other items from our extensive collection. If we don't have what you need, reach out to a subject specialist.

  • Connect to e-resources Set up your device to seamlessly connect to thousands of e-resources from our collection, like ebooks, electronic journals, databases, streaming content, and more. Setting up your device allows you to access these e-resources from any location.

  • Events, exhibits, and workshops Attend free workshops and events on library resources, research skills, data management, and analytical tools. Explore our digital exhibits (Spotlight) from the comfort of your own home.

  • Branch libraries Check out our branch libraries to find additional library resources and pinpoint those most relevant to your field.



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