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Firsthand Access & Tips


Firsthand (formerly called Vault) requires an account to use. To create a new account:

  1. Use the Firsthand link on the library's website
  2. Click Get Started
  3. To create an account, click Register Now
  4. Enter your Stanford email address and follow the prompts

If you used to have a Vault account, your old account should still work, but you may need to use the forgotten password option to reset your password.


To access career guides:

  1. In the left navigation, go to Library
  2. Select the Guides tab

To access lists, in the left navigation, go to Careers.

Answered By: Alice Kalinowski
Last Updated: Oct 06, 2021

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