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We look forward to meeting you in person, by email or virtually!

Where to start? Start at the Library Guide to Research & Help Guides!

The best guide to resources is a librarian who can help you in using the catalog, databases and the Web.  A librarian can also assist you in selecting materials appropriate for your needs.

Please ask for information or assistance!

What Do We Offer?

The Libraries offer access to both paper resources and electronic resources:
  • Thousands of information sources from newspapers, magazines, journals and eBooks through our online databases
  • Print books, magazines or journals relevant to the courses you are taking at El Centro College. We also have the Best Sellers for fun reading!
  • Personalized instruction: how to  use the library, locate information for personal or research needs, and more!
  • Photocopying.
  • Internet and Wi-Fi access.  An up-to-date virus check program is required for WiFi access.
Comfortable chairs, sofas and study tables are located throughout the library.  The Library also has 3 study rooms available for small groups to use. 

Copying and printing require opening a print account.

You can access the online databases and library catalog of materials from any computer anywhere 24/7.
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Quick Links

El Centro Campuses

Downtown Campus

801 Main Street
Dallas, TX 75202
Phone: 214.860.2000
Web: Downtown Campus

Bill J Priest Campus

1402 Corinth Street
Dallas, TX 75215
Phone: 214.860.5900
Web: BJP Campus

West Campus

3330 N Hampton Rd
Dallas, TX 75212
Phone: 972.391.1400
Web: West Campus
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