Reference Tools

Off-campus access to some of the following reference tools requires a username and/or password. Please contact a library staff member to obtain the appropriate username and/or password.


Reference Resources

College Blue Book  On and Off-Campus Access 
Copyright for Schools  On and Off-Campus Access 
Credo Reference  On Campus  Off Campus 
Dictionary of American History  On and Off-Campus Access 
Encyclopedia of Education  On and Off-Campus Access 
Encyclopedia of Genocide  On and Off-Campus Access 
Encyclopedia of Philosophy  On and Off-Campus Access 
FindLaw  On and Off-Campus Access 
Global Road WarriorOn CampusOff Campus
Harpweek  On Campus 
Historical Statistics of the United StatesOn and Off-Campus Access 
International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences  On and Off-Campus Access 
Major Acts of Congress  On and Off-Campus Access 
OAIster  On and Off-Campus Access 
Occupational Outlook Handbook  On and Off-Campus Access 
Opposing Viewpoints  On Campus  Off Campus 
Oxford English Dictionary  On Campus  Off Campus 
Statistical Abstract of the United States  On and Off-Campus Access 
WestLaw (Password supplied to paralegal students)  On and Off-Campus Access

Off-Campus Access

Students, faculty and staff may access electronic resources from off-campus through the E-Z Proxy Login. Select the "off-campus" link and enter the username and password. To obtain a username and password, contact any SWIC circulation desk or reference librarian.

For assistance in using the electronic resources, please contact a reference librarian or staff.

Belleville: 618-235-2700, ext. 5204
Red Bud: 618-282-6682, ext. 8190
Granite City: 618-931-0600, ext. 7354


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