The University of San Francisco: Gleeson Library
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Oxford Biblical Studies Online
Brill's Encyclopedia of Hinduism
Oxford Islamic Studies Online
Encyclopaedia Judaica
Encyclopedia of Buddhism
New Catholic Encyclopedia
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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 #

Getting Help

If you are having difficulties, contact the Reference Department.

For Faculty and Staff

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

All questions regarding the VPN client should be directed to the ITS Department.