Swarthmore College Libraries:
First-Year Student Essentials
checked out library materials
last academic year.
Last year, Swarthmore...
53,000 articles from JSTOR
19,335 articles from Science Direct
Listened to more than
5,500 audio clips from Naxos Music
Viewed well over
240,943 chapters from Library e-books
Wondering how you'll navigate
Research Librarians and Research & Information Associates (RIAs) work with students on this every day.
Research & Information Associates are students who help peers learn how to do research effectively.
You can drop by McCabe's Research & Info Desk to talk to a librarian or RIA.
(Open until 10 pm most nights.)
Swarthmore librarians visit more than 80 academic classes per year.
What do first-year
My textbook hasn't arrived yet.
How can I do the reading for my first class?
I really need this one book of poetry for my research. Even though there may only be one copy.
Where can I find information about creating luminescent concrete?
How do I compare voter turnout across multiple US elections?
Can I make my research project on reaction GIFs interactive?
And put it on the web?
Where can I stream critically-acclaimed foreign films?
(Or binge watch GoT?)
First things first:
Visit swarthmore.edu/libguide2023 for library essentials
Swatcademics: Swarthmore College Libraries -- 2019
By Swarthmore Reference