Saturday, December 20, 2014

Closed for Winter Break


SWC Libraries are closed for Winter Break:
December 20, 2014 - January 19, 2015

The main campus SWC Library is open on Tuesday, January 20, 8 am - 5 pm.

Spring semester hours for all four locations begin on Wednesday, January 21.

Friday, December 19, 2014

Take a one-credit Library class!


Love the Library? Join us for a one-credit class this spring semester!

We have two classes to choose from:

1. Research Using the Internet 
LIB-151-501 (Reg Code: 93007) 
Units: 1.0
Instructor: McGee, Anthony 
Class meets from 01/21/15 to 03/14/15 
Taught ONLINE



2. Simplified Research:Print/Electronic 
LIB-110-601 (Reg Code: 93006) 
Units: 1.0 
Instructor: McGee, Anthony
Class meets from 01/21/15 to 05/29/15 
Taught ONLINE and CLASSROOM 
Location: Chula Vista Campus 
F 09:00AM to 09:50AM 
Room: L244 
LEC F 10:00AM to 10:50AM 
Room: L244 LAB 


Register for a spring Library class via Webadvisor.



Thursday, December 18, 2014

Done with Finals? Looking for Fun?


It's time to give your brain a rest! Check out our Leisure Reading Collection on the 3rd floor. It's full of fun books to read over the winter break.

Books are available for 4-week check out with your SWC photo ID card. You may check out up to 25 books at a time!


Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Closed Dec 20 for Winter Break


SWC Libraries will be closed for Winter Break:
December 20, 2014 - January 19, 2015

The SWC Library at the main campus is open on Tuesday, January 20 from 8 am - 5 pm.

Spring semester hours for all four locations begin on Wednesday, January 21.


Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Database of the Week

E-books from EBSCOhost


  • 30,936 full text books
  • Free for SWC Students and Staff
  • No special reading device required - just your internet browser!
  • Not otherwise available on the internet

How do I access these books?
Go to the library's databases page and select: "Electronic Book Collection (EBSCOHost)" If you are off campus, follow the on-screen instructions for inputting your username and password.

Are they really free?
Yes, all 30,936 books are free for currently-enrolled SWC students, faculty, and staff.

Are they just like websites -- self-published books?
No, these are books published by high-quality publishers -- academic presses and others. They were originally published in print and have been converted to online versions.

What if I'm having problems finding what I need?
Ask a librarian! We are happy to help.

Monday, December 15, 2014

Study Late at the Library!

We are open late!


Extended Library hours continue this week, through December 17, 2014.

We are open 8 am - 9 pm.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Extended Hours Today!

We are open late!


Extended Library Hours 
December 8 – December 17, 2014

Monday -Thursday: 8 am - 9 pm
Friday: 8 am - 4 pm
Saturday: 10 am - 4 pm