What is Bridge²?: What is Bridge²?

What is Bridge²?

Bridge² is a new, simple way to search across the library catalog and thousands of other library sources at once. It lets you search for articles and books at the same time, across all the disciplines.

Bridge² has our library catalog plus a billion articles, books, and other documents. It’s a great place to start research when you don’t know where to begin!

    Bridge² search box is front and center on the library homepage.

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    Can I access Bridge² off-campus?

    Yes!  You can search and browse results without logging in.  When you get to the point of accessing an online document or resource that is only available at St. Olaf, you'll be prompted to log in with your St. Olaf username and password.

    What does Bridge² include?

    Bridge² lets you search the library catalog along with a huge collection of journals, ebooks, newspapers, magazines, videos, and more.

    Look here to see which library subscription databases are included in Bridge².

    Do we have access to everything Bridge² includes?

    Not necessarily.  You can easily find out by clicking the Find It button.