SSW Placement: California

Using libraries near your placement -  tips for SSW students:

  • Remember that you have broad access to Smith library resources and services.  We can meet most of your needs.
  • If you want to use another library, find the listing below or search LibWeb for more options
  • Before visiting, contact the library in advance for information about access, borrowing and on-site use.  Policies vary widely.
  • Questions?  Email

Los Angeles Area

California State University - Los Angeles
John F. Kennedy Memorial Library
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles CA 90032-8300

loans & reserves: 323-343-3988
reference: 323-343-4927

University of California Los Angeles
Young Research Library
1134 Young Research Library (north end of UCLA campus)
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575

phone: 310-825-4732
reference: 310-825-1323

University of Southern California
Leavey Library
651 West 35th Street
University Park
Los Angeles, CA 90089-2571

circulation: 213-740-4350
reference: 213-740 6938

San Francisco Area

California State University, Hayward
University Library
25800 Carlos Bee Boulevard
Hayward, CA 94542-3052

circulation: 510 885-3612
reference: 510 885-3765

San Francisco State University
J. Paul Leonard Library
1600 Holloway Drive
San Francisco, CA 94132

circulation: 415-338-1552
reference: 415-338-1974

San Jose State University
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
One Washington Square
San Jose, CA 95112-0028

circulation: 408-808-2000
reference: 408-808-2100

Stanford University
Stanford University Libraries
Cecil Green Library
Stanford, CA 94305

circulation: 650-723-1493
reference: 650-725-1064
privileges office: 650-723-1492

Access to the Stanford Libraries is restricted.  Contact them in advance for current regulations.

University of California, Berkeley
Doe Library
Berkeley, CA 94720

circulation: 510-643-4331
reference: 510-642-6657

University of California, Berkeley
Social Welfare Library
227 Haviland Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720

phone: 510-642-4432

University of California, San Francisco
Kalmanovitz Library
530 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94143-0840

circulation: 415-476-2336
reference: 415-476-2337


California State University, Sacramento
University Library
2000 State University Drive East
Sacramento, CA 95819

circulation: 916 278-6708
reference: 916 278-5673