Tutt Library Research Guides
If you’re not sure where to begin, or need some general information, many reference sources on the Southwest are available to you via Tutt Library (some in paper, some online).
Some print reference sources on the Southwest
A small sample of digital sources on the Southwest
Maybe you're not even 100% sure what the definition of the American Southwest is. Here's how Wikipedia defined the area in May of 2017:
"The Southwestern United States (also known as the American Southwest) is a region of the United States which includes Arizona, the western portion of New Mexico, bordered on the east by the Llano Estacado, southern Colorado and Utah below the 39th parallel, the 'horn' of Texas below New Mexico, the southernmost triangle of Nevada, and the most southeastern portion of California, which encompasses the Mojave and Colorado Deserts."