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Encyclopedias, Dictionaries & Reference

If you need quick basic information on a topic, encyclopedias and dictionaries are a great place to start. The library has several encyclopedia and dictionaries. Some can be found in the library and others are online.  A password is required for the online reference resources.  Please contact the librarian, Sonia Gonzales for the login.

Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Articles

You will find scholarly peer reviewed articles in many of the library databases.  Please contact the librarian, Sonia Gonzales for login information.


The Online Catalog is the key to finding hard copy books in the SWCD library collection. There are also Ebooks available in the databases. You can access these books by searching the A-Z Databases list.  Limit your list by Type: Ebooks.

The SWCD uses the Dewey Decimal System to organizes books and other library materials by subject, allowing you to browse the shelves for materials on a specific topic.

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