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Multnomah County Library Databases

You can access Multnomah County Library’s electronic resources with a new library card today!

Research Databases at MCL


Your Multnomah County Library card number and password give you
free access to different databases from what the Reed library offers.


From the library homepage, click the Services & Support menu and then All Online Resources to see the full list of current databases.


How to Access an Electronic Resource at MCL

When you are on the page that shows the full list of research tools, you can limit the list by choosing a topic or type, or you can search or scroll for a specific title.

Click on the resource name to get more information about it, and then click the Begin using [resource] button to open it. A sign-in page will appear; enter your card number and password.

Research tools & resources login