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Off-Campus Library Services: Home

Guide for students doing research off campus.

Off-Campus Access

For off-campus access to the online databases and eBooks, you'll need your student ID.

Contact Us


Reference Desk
(650) 949-7608

Circulation & Reserve
(650) 949-7611

Media Center
(650) 949-7445

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Getting Started

You've gotten an assignment from your instructor that requires research. Where do you begin? The Library Home Page! It's your gateway to doing research when you're off campus.

Encyclopedias and Background Information

If you are not familiar with your topic, the resources below can provide an overview and introduce you to the associated vocabulary. This will help you later when you are trying to think of search terms to enter in a database.

Subject Guide

Mary Thomas
(650) 949-7522

Room 3529 (in the library)