Material Connexion Database: Access for Parsons Students

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Material Connexion is a materials library with more than 7,500 innovative materials and processes across all disciplines of design.

Here is how to access the database:

​From off campus:

1. Go to and log in
2. Click on the Library Services link.
3. Follow directions below for when you are accessing

From on campus:

Go to the library homepage (
Click on the “Databases” tab
type Material Connexion into the search box
Click on the title to go to the database (you will be prompted to login using your NetID and Password).