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These files contain answers to commonly-asked reference questions. They also include information on subjects that the reference staff has found tricky to find. They include all kinds of subjects, with an emphasis on Santa Cruz County. For much more on local history, see the articles in the Santa Cruz Local History section of this website.

Recommended websites and subscription databases that are used by the Reference staff for answering short, factual questions on particular subjects can be found in the Research section of this site.


While the Library has verified the information presented in these files in what it considers to be reliable and authoritative sources, it cannot take responsibility for nor guarantee the accuracy of the information presented.