How to Research

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Where to Research

SWOCC Library

Hours: M-F, 10am-5pm

Office: Tioga, 2nd Floor


The Southwestern Oregon Community College (SWOCC) Library provides resources to students, faculty, staff, and community members. We belong to the COASTLINE library system to access books, movies, periodicals, and databases from across Coos and Curry Counties.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is the library open?

All in-person services are now available for SWOCC students, staff, and the community.

Do I have to wear a mask?

No, but face coverings over your nose and mouth are recommended on campus.

Are food and drinks allowed?

Yes, eating and drinking is welcome when there is no mask mandate.

Can I print?

Printing is available in our lab.  Black and white: 5 cents a side.  Color: 10 cents a side.  Students can print small quantities for free or by donation. 

How do I check out books and movies?

Place orders online with your Coastline account or by contacting us.  You need a Coastline Library card to check out materials, and you can fill out an application on our website. We receive Coastline deliveries every morning Monday through Friday.

Can I get research help online?

Send an email to [email protected] to schedule a Zoom appointment. The introduction videos on our website will help you get started using our online resources.  

Are library databases available off-campus?

Yes, enter your 7-digit SWOCC ID number for access. Does your ID have 6 or fewer digits? Add zeros to the front until it is 7-digits (123456 becomes 0123456).

COASTLINE Library System

A network of 14 public, school, and academic libraries on the southern Oregon coast. Click the icon to access the catalog and your library account.