With approximately 18,500 books, journals and audiovisual items, the Quimby Memorial Library directly supports education and research in art therapy, counseling, grief and loss, transformational eco-psychology, applied psychology and experiential education, among other disciplines, concentrations, and interests. Patrons have access to academic databases and inter-library loans, by which they may request books, journal articles, and publications from libraries throughout the United States.
Remotely accessible resources provided by the library include an interactive catalog of the library’s physical holdings, academic databases aggregated by EBSCOhost and Taylor & Francis Online, educational videos and landmark films, streaming through the library’s streaming service at swc.kanopy.com, and real time access to library staff, who are available to address your inquiries and connect you with the resources you need, wherever you are.
Our campus library includes the Phineas Quimby Collection of rare books, which focuses on comparative religion and metaphysics. It is one of the more significant collections of metaphysical materials in the country. Learn more about Phineas Parkhurst Quimby, father of ‘new thought,’ scholar, clockmaker, inventor and healer.