Swarthmore College Libraries:
First-Year Student Essentials
checked out library materials
last academic year.
Last year, Swarthmore...
55,000 articles from JSTOR
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
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Wondering how you'll navigate
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.
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
My textbook hasn't arrived yet.
How can I do the reading for my first class?
English, History, Social Sciences,
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?
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:
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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