Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Website of the Week


Catalog of U.S. Government Publications - http://catalog.gpo.gov/

Ever wondered about the difference between the idiomatic expressions the eleventh hour, down to the wire and in the nick of time?(http://permanent.access.gpo.gov/gpo46375/PDF%20version/in_the_loop_pages.pdf)

Want to see drawings submitted for an 1885 patent for a baseball glove and in 1902 for an improved baseball bat?
(http://permanent.access.gpo.gov/gpo46584/PDF%20version/baseball-the-national-pastime-in-the-national-archives.pdf)

What kinds of things can hit your helmet while motorcycling? (http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo42639)

For answers to these questions, visit the Catalog of U.S. Government Publications! This finding tool for federal government publications includes descriptive records for historical and current publications and provides direct links to those available online.

Search by authoring agency, title, subject or keyword, or select "Advanced Search" for more options. Browse eBooks by clicking the eBooks banner.

Review by Rachael Smithey, SWC Librarian

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Win a prize!


Take a tour of the library and you can enter a drawing to win a prize!

Where?
Meet at the main entrance of the Library.

When?
  • Wed, 8/27: 11 am and 2 pm
  • Thu, 8/28: 11 am and 2 pm
You may win a prize! After you complete the tour, learn how you can successfully complete a scavenger hunt to enter a raffle for a $10 gift certificate to the bookstore.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Travel back in time at the Library


The SWC Library is featuring a display of photographs from the college's fifty year history, courtesy of the Library Archives.

The exhibit runs through the end of fall semester 2014.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Welcome to Fall Semester

We're glad you're here!


Visit the SWC Library at one of its four locations:
Chula Vista
National City
Otay Mesa
San Ysidro

Ask Us Now - chat with a librarian 24/7

See you at the Library!

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Take a Tour, Win a Prize!


Is there wireless in the Library? What are the "Stacks"?

Learn about these things and more during one of the Library's drop in tours!

Where?
Meet at the main entrance of the Library.

When?
  • Mon, 8/18: 11 am and 2 pm
  • Tue, 8/19: 11 am and 2 pm
  • Wed, 8/20: 9 am and 11 am
  • Thu, 8/21: 9 am and 11 am
  • Fri, 8/22: 11 am
  • Mon, 8/25: 9 am and 11 am
  • Tue, 8/26: 9 am and 11 am
  • Wed, 8/27: 11 am and 2 pm
  • Thu, 8/28: 11 am and 2 pm
You may win a prize! After you complete the tour, learn how you can successfully complete a scavenger hunt to enter a raffle for a $10 gift certificate to the bookstore.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Taking an Online Class?

Join us for a free one-hour orientation!



Main Campus - Room L-244 (Library)

  • Wednesday, Aug 13, 5:30 pm
  • Friday, Aug 15, 1:00 pm
  • Saturday, Aug 16, 10:00 am
  • Monday, Aug 18, 11:00 am
  • Tuesday, Aug 19, 11:00 am
  • Tuesday, Aug 19, 5:30 pm
  • Wednesday, Aug 20, 9:00 am


HEC Otay Mesa - Room 4426

  • Monday, Aug 18, 1:00 pm


HEC National City - Room 7208B

  • Monday, Aug 18, 4:00 pm


No need to sign up, just be on time!

Friday, August 08, 2014

SWC Libraries Closed


SWC Libraries are closed August 8 through August 17. Fall semester hours begin Monday, August 18.

See you at the Library!