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Southwest Collection/Special Collection Library

This is a general guide for researchers to get started using the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library.

Tips for getting started with research in the Southwest Collection.

  • Notice: Materials housed in vaults are not always accessible to patrons on nights and weekends.
  • If it can save you time and a long commute, see what we have available online in our Digital Collections. (see link in center column)
  • If you come to the library with a topic or subject in mind, ask if a reference file is available. (see link in center column)
  • Ask one of our archivist/librarians for guidance.
  • If you have a date range and/or region in mind, see our newspaper list. (see link in center column)
  • If you don't see a newspaper listed, feel free to browse our microfilm list(see link in center column)