Swarthmore College Libraries:
First-Year Student Essentials

Swarthmore students

checked out library materials

28,000 times

last academic year.

Last year, Swarthmore...

55,000 articles from JSTOR

Downloaded over

20,000 articles from Science Direct

Listened to more than
16,000 audio clips from Naxos Music

Viewed well over

200,000 chapters from Library e-books

All of the Libraries' online resources

are linked from Tripod:

http://tripod.swarthmore.edu

Wondering how you'll navigate

these resources?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Swarthmore's research librarians and RIAs work with students on this every day.

Research & Information Associates are students who help peers learn how to do research effectively.

 

PAM

Languages

Education

Psychology

 

NABIL

English

Film/Media

Digital   

Scholarship

ANDREA

Sciences

Math

Engineering

DONNA

Music

Dance  

Theater

SARAH

History

Politics

Economics

Sociology

Anthro

ROBERTO

Philosophy
Classics

Latin

American

Studies

SARA

Medieval

Studies

Swarthmore librarians visit more than 80 academic classes per year.

You can drop by McCabe's Research & Info Desk to talk to a librarian or RIA.

 

 

(Open until 10 pm most nights.)

What do first-year

students ask?

My textbook hasn't arrived yet.

 

How can I do the reading for my first class?

McCabe Library
  English, History, Social Sciences,  

  Visual Art

Cornell Library
  Sciences, Math,
  Engineering

Underhill Library
  Music

  Dance

Course
Reserves

I need to read a 1979 decision from the Supreme Court of Chile and can't find it on Google.

Can I get access to a book of poetry for my research. Even though there may only be one copy?

In Poland?

How can I make my research project on GIFs interactive and available on the web?

How do I compare voter turnout across multiple US elections?

Where can I find the first season of Twin Peaks?

First things first:

swarthmore.edu/liborientation

Stop by the Reserves Desk to borrow textbooks

Go to snack time in McCabe at 10 pm (starting 2nd week of classes)

Over the next few weeks...

Visit swarthmore.edu/libguide2021 for library essentials

Here's the Scoop: Swarthmore College Libraries -- 2017

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Here's the Scoop: Swarthmore College Libraries -- 2017

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