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About the Library
Santa Monica College Library is the information access hub for SMC students.  The Library collection includes over 95,000 circulating books and 6,000 reference volumes.  The Library provides access to over 18,000 periodicals in print and/or electronic format. 

Various library services are provided to assist library users in fulfilling their research needs.  Many library services are now offered over the Internet, providing easy home access to the library.  Students visiting the library in person enjoy a studious atmosphere, helpful reference librarians, and a computer lab with Internet access.

Our library homepage has grown into a virtual library, where library users can acquire information about the library facilities, discover helpful Internet resources, and access the library's catalog.  Santa Monica College Library's web site is at

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