Open Access Public Health: Use Libraries & Get Help

Portland State Alumni

Membership to the Portland State Alumni Association is now free! An Alumni Association card provides you with:  

  • checkout privileges for 5 books at a time (3 weeks with 1 renewal)

You also have on-site access to databases and computers. Learn more about alumni access to the Library.

Sign up for an alumni membership card.

Oregon Libraries Reference Service (Answerland)

Answerland is a reference service for every Oregonian, and it's staffed by librarians! Online chat reference is available 24/7. 

Access to Resources via Public Libraries & Oregon State Library

Oregon State Library funds database access across all public libraries in the state.

Directory of public libraries in Oregon

If you have a contract with the State of Oregon, you might be eligible for an account with the Oregon State Library that allows remote access to databases and full text articles.

Please contact the Oregon State Library Reference Hotline at (503) 378-8800 to find out if you are eligible for an account.

Oregon Library Passport Program

If your local public library participates in the Oregon Library Passport Program, you are eligible to borrow materials from member libraries in Oregon. Visit your local public library for details.

OHSU Licensed Health Professional Program