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Tech Tips: Database access

Information for students, staff and faculty using SAU Library.

Off-campus database access (2 ways)

#1 Access Library databases via the Portal

Menu -> Academics -> Library -> Helpful Links

 

#2

Syncing Google Scholar with SAU Library content

Connecting Google Scholar to SAU's Library will automatically provide you access to articles that are available through SAU Library subscriptions. 

Follow these steps:

1. Go to https://scholar.google.com/

2. Choose Settings from the drop down in the upper left corner. 

3. Click Library Links from the left side. 

4. Type: St. Ambrose University Library then search and check the box next to St. Ambrose University Library -Access@SAU then Save.

5. Search results will show our library content on the right side as Access@SAU

6. Click Access@SAU and you will be taken to LibraryCentral 

7. Click the View It tab to display the database containing the full-text article.

8. Click the database name, e.g. ProQuest Central displays the full article.