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Off-Campus Access

Even if you are not physically on campus, you can still access the library's catalog, databases, and receive expert research assistance from Bowman Librarians through the library website. 

Learn more about how to access library resources when off-campus below and explore the resources available throughout our library website. Connect with a librarian for research assistance and reference services: Get Help from a Librarian

For additional assistance with connecting to campus resources, please refer to Menlo's Office of Information Technology.



Accessing Library Resources from Off Campus

All of the library’s databases are available whether you are on campus or off campus.

  • To find an A-Z list of our resources:
    • Click on the “Article & Research Databases” tab, located in the navigation menu under "Find & Borrow".


Once you open the A-Z database list:

  • Click on the database you want to access
  • The box below will open, requiring you to enter your Menlo username and password (firstname.lastname). Do not add the to your username.
  • You are now signed in and ready to use the Library's Resources

Note: If you close your current browser or decide to use another browser, you will need to sign in again.

Popular Databases

Don't forget to also check for a class course guide. These librarian-created guides feature lists of databases and tips for working on projects. For a complete list of all library databases, please visit the A-Z Database List.