SSW Placement: Pennsylvania

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

Philadelphia Area

Bryn Mawr College
Mariam Cofin Canaday Library
101 North Merion Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-2899

circulation: 610-526-5276
reference: 610-526-5279

Temple University
Samuel Paley Library
1210 West Berks Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122

circulation: 215-204-0744
reference: 215-204-8212

University of Pennsylvania
Van Pelt Library
3420 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6206

circulation: 215-898-7566
reference: 215-898-7556

Monday - Friday: present your Smith College ID card and sign in the visitors' log. For evening or weekend use, call the reference desk in advance.

University of Pennsylvania
Biomedical Library
36th & Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6060

circulation: 215-898-5815
reference: 215-898-5818

For evening or weekend use, call the reference desk in advance.

Pittsburgh Area

Carnegie Mellon University
Hunt Library
4909 Frew Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Reference: 412-268-2442
Circulation: 412-268-2444

Duquesne University
Gumberg Library
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282

Circulation: 412-396-6130
Reference: 412-396-6133

University of Pittsburgh
Hillman Library
3960 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Circulation: 412-648-7800
Reference: 412-648-3330