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Resources for history of San Luis Obispo County

Best Bets

If you're short on time, the following resources are your best bets:

Cuesta Library Search at https://cuestacollegelibrary.on.worldcat.org/discovery.

The Black Gold online catalog at http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/default.aspx , which shows books owned by all county libraries.

Historical Markers of San Luis Obispo County

Cal Poly Special Collections

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California Historical Markers

Welcome

Welcome to the guide for San Luis Obispo County history. Use the tabs above to navigate to different sections of the guide. This page contains general resources for county history.

Resources have been listed if they have print or online collections available for use. Museums and historical societies in the county that do not have these have not been listed; for example, Templeton Historical Society or Morro Bay Natural History Museum.

San Luis Obispo

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Library Information

SLO CAMPUS LIBRARY HOURS

Due to COVID-19, all library services are online during regularly scheduled hours until further notice. The hours for summer 2020 session are listed below. Click for Information about library services.

Monday: 9 am - 5 pm
Tuesday: 9 am - 5 pm
Wednesday: 9 am - 5 pm
Thursday: 9 am - 5 pm
Friday:  9 am - 5 pm
Saturday: closed

The Open Lab in the library on the SLO campus (building 3200) will be open Mon. - Fri. 8 am - 5 pm for students lacking computers and internet access at home. 

For tech support requests, email support@my.cuesta.edu

 

SLO PHONE (voicemail only)
Circulation Desk: (805) 546-3155
Reference Desk: (805) 546-3157

 

NORTH COUNTY LIBRARY HOURS

Due to COVID-19, all library services are online during regularly scheduled hours until further notice. The hours for summer 2020 session are listed below. Click for Information about library services.

Monday: 9 am - 5 pm
Tuesday: 9 am - 5 pm
Wednesday: 9 am - 5 pm
Thursday: 9 am - 5 pm
Friday:  9 am - 5 pm
Saturday: closed

The student computers in the Campus Center (building 1000) will be open Mon. - Fri. 8 am - 5 pm for students lacking computers and internet access at home. 

For tech support requests, email support@my.cuesta.edu

NCC PHONE (voicemail only)
Circulation Desk: (805) 591-6211
Reference Desk: (805) 591-6200 x 4410

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