SSW Placement: Illinois

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

Loyola University Chicago - Lake Shore Campus
Cudahy Library
1032 W. Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60626

circulation: 773-508-2632
reference: 773-508-2654

Open to visitors Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Must have a photo ID.

Loyola University Chicago - Water Tower Campus
Lewis Library
25 East Pearson Street
Chicago, IL 60611

circulation: 312-915-6625
reference: 312-915-6631

The Lewis Social Work Library is not open to the public.

Northeastern Illinois University
Ronald Williams Library

5500 N. Saint Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
circulation: 773-442-4400
reference: 773-442-4410

University of Chicago
Joseph Regenstein Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, IL 60637

circulation: 773-702-8781
reference: 773-702-4685
privileges office: 773-702-8782 (phone), 773-702-6623 (fax)

Access to the University of Chicago libraries is restricted.  Please contact them in advance for current regulations.

University of Illinois - Chicago
Richard J. Daley Library
801 S. Morgan Street
Chicago, IL 60607

circulation: 312-996-2724
reference: 312-996-2726