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Text a Librarian

Have a question? Text us!  We now offer free text message reference services. (standard message rates apply) Text us at 66746 and start your question with swclib .

Example: swclib What are the library hours on Saturdays?

We will respond as soon as possible.


Then save 66746 as a contact in your phone called swclib.Text us at 66746 and start your question with swclib. This service is available during regular library hours


    Reference Services

    Reference services provides you with research assistance. Librarians with specialized training are ready to assist you witn your information needs. At Southwestern College, you can find a librarian any time that the library is open.

    Each library houses a reference collection in print, as well as the myriad of resources available online.


    E-Mail the Library

    E-mail questions to a librarian at Response generally is within 24 hrs. except during weekends & holidays. Service available for SWC students, faculty, and staff.



    Call the Reference Desk and speak with a librarian at 619-421-6700 Ext. 5381 during regular library hours.



    Library Hours & Phone Numbers

    Spring Semester 2015
    January 12 through May 20

    LRC - Main Campus
    (619) 482-6397
    reference desk:   (619) 482-6700 x5381
    Mon - Thurs 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    Friday 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    Higher Education Center at National City
    Higher Education Center at Otay Mesa
    Higher Education Center at San Ysidro


    All buildings closed on:

    Independance Day:  7/4/2015

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