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Tech Tips: Library resources

Information for students, staff and faculty using SAU Library.

Library Resources

Use Library Central to find books, articles and more from the SAU Library as well as a wide range of online sources.

Find the best library databases for your research by using the A-Z Databases guide

Need assistance? Use the box below to text or email with the SAU librarians.


How to access databases off-campus (2 ways)


#2 Access Library databases via the Portal

Menu -> Academics -> Library -> Helpful Links


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

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. 

Requesting library materials from other libraries