The Goucher College Library provides alumnae and alumni remote access to several of our subscription databases and electronic products: Annual Reviews, Mango Languages, Project MUSE, RefWorks, and Sage Journals. Here are the instructions for that access:
Alumnae and alumni borrowing. Goucher alums have lifetime borrowing privileges for materials in the Goucher library. Register at the service desk. Search our holdings at www.goucher.edu/library.
This guide is also designed to point you towards freely available and responsible information -- please check the various tabs for different categories of materials.
And check out the Goucher College Digital Library. A great place to learn more about Goucher history, including yearbooks, photos from the college Archives, and much more.
JSTOR, through their Register & Read program, makes available the archives of more than 1,900 journals for limited free reading by the public. You can sign up for a JSTOR account and read up to three articles for free every two weeks. Recent additions bring more than five million articles from nearly 800 scholarly societies, university presses, and academic publishers into the Register & Read offerings. Content includes scholarship in the arts and humanities, economics and politics, and in mathematics and other sciences. In addition, JSTOR Early Journal Content includes nearly 500,000 articles from more than 200 journals published prior to 1923 in the United States and prior to 1870 elsewhere.
We're not able to provide remote access to subscription databases other than those listed on this page because licensing agreements with the publishers limit such access to current students, faculty and staff. You can use them on the computers in the Goucher library; you’ll need to email articles to yourself because printing won’t be available. You can do all this at most other academic libraries too. Check out their websites to see what they offer. And don't forget to investigate what your local public library has to offer.
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