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Cement Ship

Remnants of the "S.S. Palo Alto." The 435-foot ship was built of concrete by the San Francisco Shipbuilding Co. just after the end of World War I. Originally designed as a tanker, it was part of a wartime effort to reduce the use of steel and iron. The S.S. Palo ... [More]

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Subject Guides


 

What are subject guides?

SCPL Subject Guides

Subject Guides are a great resource for anybody interested in researching (or simply learning more about) a particular topic. They lead you through the research process by providing step-by-step instructions and by pointing you to a wide variety of sources that you might not find on your own. These might include books, websites, online databases, local documents, phone numbers, and more &mdash all gathered in one convenient location.

Who creates the subject guides?

All of the subject guides found here were created — and are maintained — by reference librarians at the Santa Cruz Public Libraries.

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