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Community Scholars Portal

Sign in to the Community Scholars Portal to search for and read thousands of articles and ebooks.

Registered Community Scholars, use the credentials sent to you by email. If you need help locating these, contact your librarian.


If you'd like some assistance using the Portal, check out this tips and strategies sheet, or contact your librarian.

Community Scholars Program videos

Visit our YouTube playlist for videos with tips and strategies for finding scholarly publications:

Signing in  

How to find the Community Scholars Portal and input your credentials to begin your search.

Searching and filtering

How to navigate the Portal, conduct a basic search, and filter out irrelevant results.

Saving and citing

How to save items to your account, and other actions you can take with the articles and books that you find.

What's available?

Credentialled Community Scholars will be able to access >20,000 titles: journals, ebooks, and reference works in the following collections:

  • Cambridge Books Online
  • Cambridge Histories Online
  • Cambridge Journals
  • E-Duke Books Scholarly Collection
  • E-Duke Journals Scholarly Collection
  • Oxford University Press Journals
  • Oxford Bibliographies Online
  • Oxford Digital Reference
  • Oxford Handbooks Online
  • Oxford Reference Online
  • Oxford University Press Scholarship
  • Sage Journals
  • Sage Knowledge
  • Sage Research Methods Online
  • Springer / Nature Journals
  • Springer Ebooks
  • Taylor and Francis Ebooks
  • Taylor and Francis Online (Journals)
  • Wiley Blackwell Online Journals 
  • Wiley Online Library Ebooks

Need some assistance? Contact Kate Shuttleworth, , Community Scholars librarian.