SSW Placement: District of Columbia

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

American University
Bender Library
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016

circulation: 202-885-3221
reference: 202-885-3238

Catholic University of America
Mullen Library
620 Michigan Avenue, NE
Washington, D.C. 20064

access services: 202-319-5060
reference: 202-319-5070

Georgetown University
Lauinger Memorial Library
37th & O Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20057

access services: 202-687-7607
reference: 202-687-7452

George Washington University
Melvin Gelman Library
2130 H Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20052
circulation: 202-994-6840
reference: 202-994-6048

Access to the GW Libraries is restricted.  Please contact them in advance for current regulations.

Howard University
Howard University Libraries

500 Howard Place, NW
Washington, D.C. 20059

circulation: 202-806-7250
reference: 202-806-7252

Howard University
Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library
501 W Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20059

circulation: 202-884-1520
reference: 202-884-1522

Howard University
Social Work Library
601 Howard Place, NW
Washington, D.C. 20059

circulation & reference: 202-806-4737