Alumni Access to Library Resources

Pilot Status of Alumni Access

Database access for alumni is currently provided via a pilot sponsored by the Office of Alumni Relations and the Strauss Health Sciences Library. The pilot is will be evaluated in the fall 2020 with an expiration of December 31, 2020. If you are interested in the alumni access continuing after the pilot please be sure to fill out our survey

Databases Available to Alumni

To gain access, first, sign up for alumni access. Then, a staff member of the Strauss Health Sciences Library will contact you with your assigned username and password to access the following databases:

  • JAMA
    Access to our 12 JAMA Network subscribed titles.​
  • JoVE
    Peer reviewed, PubMed indexed journal featuring biological, medical, chemical, and physical research as well as basic and complex experimental techniques in a video format.
  • Annual Reviews
    Annual Reviews is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide the worldwide scientific community with a useful and intelligent synthesis of the primary research literature for a broad spectrum of scientific disciplines. Annual Reviews volumes are published each year for focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences.
  • Project MUSE
    Project MUSE is a provider of digital humanities and social science content for the scholarly community. MUSE is a trusted source of complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies.
  • SAGE
    Scholarly articles from SAGE journals in the social sciences and humanities, the life sciences, biomedical sciences, neuroscience, pharmacology, engineering, and material sciences.
  • Data-Planet Statistical Datasets
    Data Planet Statistical Datasets provides access to an extensive repository of standardized and structured statistical data. ​
  • Data-Planet Statistical Ready Reference
     Data Planet Statistical Ready Reference is designed to allow users to quickly navigate the billions of points of data contained in the Data Planet repository, covering thousands of geographic entities. ​
  • Open Access & Freely Available Databases
    The Strauss Library has curated a list of open access and freely available databases. These databases are available to all users regardless of University status.

Alumni access is only provided for these resources at this time. The library is not able to provide access to more resources due to cost and license agreements with vendors. 

How to login as an Alumni

When logging on you should no longer use your University Credentials. Instead, go to the "All Other Univ Users Without University Credentials" and login using the username and password provided by library staff. 

Additional Library Services for Alumni

More information about borrowing privileges and ILL for alumni.