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  • New Neilson

Neilson Library Construction Update, June 14, 2018

Hammering will commence on the south end of the construction site tomorrow, Friday, June 15, 2018. The concrete structure being removed is robust so several days of hammering will be required to remove it. Read more...

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100 Years Empowering Change: An Online History of the Smith College School for Social Work

As it prepares for centennial celebrations on Friday, June 29, the Smith School for Social Work has unveiled a new website exploring its distinguished history as the nation's first social work school. Archival photos, profiles and oral histories highlight the SSW's 100 years of empowering change.

  • New Neilson

Neilson Library Construction Update, June 7, 2018

This week, building demolition on the north end of the site will be completed. Concrete slabs on this end are being removed to make way for structural concrete mats for the new building. The removal will require loud hammering through Thursday afternoon, June 7th. On Friday, the floor of the north excavation will be prepared for the placement of insulation and waterproofing. Read more...

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Ever heard of Zotero? Come to a Workshop or Drop-In!

Collect and store sources with a single click! Generate a perfect bibliography in seconds! Workshops June 25 & 28, 2-3 p.m.; July 10, 11 a.m.-noon; August 1, 2-3 p.m., Campus Center Room 102. Or drop-in at the Campus Center every Wednesday 1-4 p.m. through August 15.

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Welcome SSW Students! Sign up for a Research Session, June 7-15, 2018

All students in SSW 160/161, Introduction to U.S. Social Welfare Policy, must attend one of the seven research sessions offered. We will introduce key resources for your major class assignment.

All students enrolled in Research Methods (380/382/384) are required to attend a library advanced research session. These small group sessions provide a hands-on opportunity to explore the databases you'll use for research. 

  • New Neilson

Neilson Library Construction Project Update, May 24, 2018

As we move towards summer you will see an increasing amount of activity at the Neilson construction site. The focus of attention for the past 6 months has been preparation of the site for new construction, including hazardous materials removals, demolition, shoring and earth removal. We are now preparing to change gears and start constructing core. Read more...

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Smith Libraries Hours for Memorial Day Weekend

Young is open 1-5 p.m. on Saturday, closed Sunday-Monday. Special Collections, Young Library 2nd floor, is open 2:30-4:30 p.m. on Saturday for reunion, closed Sunday-Monday. Hillyer and Josten Libraries are closed Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.

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Archives Concent​ration ​Capstone Seminar Projects 2018

In the capstone seminar for the Archives Concentration, ARX 340 Taking the Archives Public, students created online, digital exhibits, some featuring archival materials from​ Special Collections. ​The exhibitions focus on topics such as single-sex​ “romantic friendships” at Smith College, black women's erotic history, women's activism during the AIDS epidemic, and methods of self-care and support in trans and gender non-conforming communities, among others.

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Explore the Libraries During Commencement and Reunion 2018

On Friday, May 18, Dean of Libraries, Susan Fliss, will speak about "Renewing Neilson for the 21st Century." Open houses are scheduled for Saturdays May 19 and 26.

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Congratulations to Graduating Seniors Who Worked in the Libraries!

The Friends of the Libraries honor these seniors by placing a special bookplate into the library book of their choice. See the list of graduates and the books-some old, some new-that they have chosen to be plated.

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