The University of San Francisco: Gleeson Library
Library with Yellow Flowers
Oxford Biblical Studies Online
Brill's Encyclopedia of Hinduism
Oxford Islamic Studies Online
Encyclopaedia Judaica
Encyclopedia of Buddhism
New Catholic Encyclopedia
Ask A Librarian

Off-Campus Access

Off-campus, or remote access to the databases is restricted to current USF students, faculty, and staff. 


If you are connecting to the library databases from off-campus, you must logon for access:

When you click on a database link, you will be prompted for:

  • Your USFconnect username and password
If you do not have a USFconnect account (Fromm students, special borrowers), please use the alternate form and login with:
  • Your Name and Library ID #

Remote Access via VPN

USF Students, Faculty and Staff can alternately use the ITS Department's VPN client  to access USF resources from off-campus, including the Library's databases. 

Configure your VPN client with this address:

Questions regarding the VPN client should be directed to the ITS Department.

Getting Help

If you are having difficulties, contact the Reference Department.