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Your eligibility to access Lane's extensive collection of biomedical literature, database, tools, and our classes depends on your affiliation with Stanford. If you are unsure about what level of privileges you have, please contact us. Visitors who are not affiliated with Stanford are welcome to use our public computer kiosks (20-minute limit)..

School of Medicine and
Stanford University Students

If you are

  • Graduate Student
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute(HHMI)
  • Postdoc (SoM & SHC):
  • Associate
  • Clinical
  • Fellow
  • Undergraduate Student
  • Visiting Clinical Clerk
  • Visiting Student (Pre-Medical & Medical Student)
  • Special Program Student:
    • Athletics Program
    • Biology & Health Science, Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program
    • Biomedical Sciences
    • Center for Clinical Immunology (CCIS)
    • Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP)
    • Nursing Students (MSN Cohort)
    • Pharmacy Students
    • Physician Assistants (PCAP)
    • Rehabilitation Students
    • Pacific Graduate School of Psychology
    • SCPD

School of Medicine and Stanford University
Faculty, Researchers, and Scholars

If you are

  • Regular teaching faculty
  • Emeritus Faculty
  • Adjunct Clinical Faculty (ACF & VCF)
  • Clinical Instructor or Educator
  • Health Research & Policy (Lecturers)
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute Faculty
  • Visiting:
    • Faculty
    • Scholar (SoM)
    • Researcher (SoM, SHC)

You need

  • For online access, log in with your native credentials (SUNet ID, SID/Epic ID, or Stanford Children's ID)
  • To borrow, you MUST register with Lane
  • To use DocXpress, separate registration is required
  • Adjunct Clinical Faculty & Visiting titles require a SoM or SU faculty proxy/sponsorship for eligibility
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute Faculty — come to the library to verify the ID

School of Medicine and Stanford University Staff,
SHC/UHA and LPCH/PCHA Staff,
Resident, Intern and Housestaff

If you are

  • Stanford University Staff
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute Staff
  • SUMC (Stanford University Medical Center) Staff
  • Staff Physicians (SHC, LPCH attending)
  • Physician Specialists (SHC, LPCH)
  • Other Health Care Professionals (SHC, LPCH)
  • Nurses (SHC, LPCH)
  • Menlo Medical Clinic staff
  • Intern
  • Housestaff
  • Residents:
    • O'Connor Family Medicine
    • Pharmacy
    • Visiting Rotation Program
    • Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC) Internal Medicine
    • All Other SCVMC (only when rotating at Stanford)

You need

  • For online access, log in with your native credentials (SUNet ID, SID/Epic ID, or Stanford Children's ID)
  • To borrow, you MUST register with Lane
  • To use DocXpress, separate registration is required
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute Faculty — come to the library to verify the ID

School of Medicine Alumni

If you are

  • Stanford University Medical Center alumni

You can

You can't

  • Use Docxpress: Document Delivery and Interlibrary Loan
  • Get offsite access to licensed online materials
  • Request a consultation

You need

Current School of Medicine and
Stanford University Families

If you are

  • Spouses/domestic partners of SU and SoM faculty, students, and staff
  • Children (14+) of SU and SoM faculty, students, and staff
  • Spouses/domestic partners of SHC, LPCH staff
  • Children (14+) of SHC, LPCH staff

You can:

You can't:

  • Use Docxpress: Document Delivery and Interlibrary Loan
  • Get offsite access to licensed online materials
  • Borrow local or offsite materials
  • Request a consultation

You need:

Other Visitors

If you are:

  • Patients or friends/family of Stanford Medicine patients
  • Stanford University Alumni

You can:

You can't:

  • Access licensed resources restricted to Stanford
  • Access other licensed resources for more than 20 minutes
  • Get offsite access to licensed online materials
  • Borrow local or offsite materials
  • Request a consultation
  • Use Docxpress: Document Delivery and Interlibrary Loan
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