Library services have been impacted by COVID-19. Contactless pickup service is now available. See Library Services During COVID-19
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Library buildings are closed
while the College is closed.
See Library Services During Covid-19
Librarians are available via Zoom
Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Use Ask Us to send a question and
we'll set up the virtual meeting.
Services for SSW Students
Library services have been impacted by COVID-19. Contactless pickup service is now available. For details, see Library Services During COVID-19
We can mail Smith (not Five College) books to you at no charge
If Smith does not own the book, we will usually buy it for the library and mail it to you
If Smith does not own the book and we cannot buy it
We will mail Smith theses/dissertations to you at no charge
Most SSW master's theses 2007+ are online, as are SSW dissertations 2009+ in Smith Scholarworks
Smith offers full-text access to many non-Smith dissertations/theses, too
Note: Books and theses are due on the first day of SSW classes in June -- but are subject to recall at any time
To see if an article is available online from Smith
If the article isn’t available online from Smith
If you live in the Northampton area, you may use Interlibrary Loan for both books and articles. If you are out of town, request articles and book chapters only. We cannot mail books from other libraries to you.