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Remote Learning & Online Resources

Access to Online Resources

About this guide

This guide contains information about accessing Vassar College Libraries' online resources. These resources are available to patrons both on- and off-campus. 

Connect from off-campus

If you're off campus, you will need to access Vassar's databases and online resources through the proxy server

Access e-resources and digital collections

  • Databases list: Search by database name, subject area, database type (news, journal articles, etc.), or keyword. 
    • Vassar students, faculty, and staff have access to 600+ online databases, including JSTOR, Web of Science, Historical Abstracts, and many others that contain articles, primary sources, streaming video or audio, and more.
  • How to find ebooks: Students, faculty, and staff also have access to a vast collection of ebooks across all subject areas. 
  • Search for journals and digital news sources (includes access to New York TimesWashington Post, and Wall Street Journal)
  • Digital Library: Access digitized materials selected from Vassar's Archives & Special Collections. 
  • Use the Center for Research Libraries print and digital collections. Our membership gives us access to over 4.5 million print publications and over 1 million digital publications. CRL has also pioneered OpenAccess initiatives for newspapers around the world.
  • Login to HathiTrust to find the fulltext of out-of-copyright books.

Need help?

  • Ask a librarian: If you need help finding relevant ebooks or searching in databases, contact us.
  • If you encounter any problems with online resources, contact for troubleshooting assistance.