Smith & Five College Libraries

Smith Libraries

Neilson Library is the Libraries’ central campus service hub and home to Special Collections. The Libraries’ circulating collections are distributed across the campus from three locations: Neilson Library, Hillyer Art Library and Josten Performing Arts Library. Additional study spaces and library services are located in Alumnae Gym. Current libraries' hours can be found on the Libraries' website. Requests for materials, research consultations with librarians and helpful guides are all available online.

Visit Services for Social Work Students to access resources, get help and request materials during the summer or while on placement.

View library hours.

Smith College Studies in Social Work

Smith College Studies in Social Work, a long-standing, juried professional journal focusing on the dissemination of knowledge relevant to clinical practice, is housed at Neilson. Articles include those from scholars, researchers and practitioners, as well as those based on theses or dissertations produced by Smith graduates. The Studies also publishes reviews of current professional publications and abstracts of all of the theses and dissertations completed at Smith on an annual basis.

Five College Libraries

Through an exchange with the Five College Consortium, School for Social Work students also have access to the library holdings at Amherst, Mount Holyoke and Hampshire colleges and the University of Massachusetts' flagship campus in Amherst.