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Pacific Northwest Research Guide: Home

Use this guide as a starting point for researching a topic with a Pacific Northwest focus.

What is this Guide for?

Welcome to the Pacific Northwest Research Guide. - a work in progress!  Please check in with an SVC librarian if you have any questions about how to use this guide or the resources listed within.  Please see our contact page if you would like to connect with us! 

Finding Primary Sources

SVC Library Materials

 Subject Searches:  use these when searching for books on a very specific subject.  They'll help you find materials on Washington (state) as opposed to Washington (D.C.).

Here are some sample Subject Headings:

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