Friday, December 17, 2010

Happy Holidays - Library Hours

Happy holidays and best wishes for the new year. We look forward to seeing you in 2011.

Southwestern College Library will reopen for the spring semester on Wednesday January 12, 2011 at 8:00 a.m..

Library hours during winter break and spring semester.

Monday, December 06, 2010

Extended Library Hours in December

It's the final week of the semester and the library can provide a place to study for your final exams and help with that final research paper.

Extended Library Hours - Main Campus

Monday December 13.... 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Tuesday December 14.... 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Wednesday December 15.... 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Thursday December 16.... 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Friday December 17.... 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

December 18 – January 11...... Winter Break – Closed

Saturday, December 04, 2010

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Friday, December 03, 2010

How to access the library from off campus

For off campus access to resources on our Articles and Databases website complete our Password Request Form at

Currently enrolled students will receive a list of usernames and passwords within minutes, that can be used to access library resources.

Enjoy access to the library 24 hours a day and 7 days a week from home and other off campus locations. For more information visit the library's website

Thursday, December 02, 2010

Access Science: Nobel Prizes & Video

What's New in AccessScience

The 2010 Nobel Prizes
AccessScience celebrates the 2010 Nobel Prizes with special content and articles on this years Physics, Chemistry, and Medicine prize-winners. To learn about this year's prizes winners in Science, visit our Articles and Databases webpage and click on Access Science. From the AccessScience homepage select the Biographies tab to view the Nobel Prize information.

Video Biographies
AccessScience and the Franklin Institute team up to present an ongoing series of informative video biographies on groundbreaking scientists. To access this resource visit Access Science from our Articles and Databases website, then select the Multimedia tab and then the Video Biographies tab.

To read and listen to Access Science resources visit our Articles and Databases webpage and click on Access Science. Select the Off Campus Access link for information on how to access this resource from off campus locations.

Wednesday, December 01, 2010

Spring Semester Library Credit Courses

Need to improve your library research and information literacy skills? Enroll in a one unit Library Research Skills course. During the spring 2011 semester the library will be offering two one unit courses.

LIB 110 Simplified Research: Print and Electronic a comprehensive introduction to library resources in both print and non-print forms.

LIB 151 Research Using the Internet a hands-on introduction to the Internet as a research tool.

Courses begin in January, contact the Admissions & Registration Office for enrollment information.