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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...

  • News

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.

  • Exhibits

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.

  • Events

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.

  • News

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.

  • Events

Take a tea break at Young Library, May 7-9, 2018

Need a study break? Join us on the first floor of Young Library, 9-9:30 p.m., Monday-Wednesday, for free tea, cocoa, cookies, and snacks! Provided by the Friends of Smith College Libraries.

  • Events

Josten Live! Suited: a Reading of 18th Century American Poetry in Historical Costume, May 18, 2018

Professor Floyd Cheung will  read classic American poetry wearing an historically accurate 18th century suit created by Jesse Azevedo '18, 4 p.m., Josten Library Mezzanine.

  • News

Farewell to Miriam Neptune, May 4, 2018

All are invited to drop in to wish Miriam well on her new position at Barnard College. Light refreshments will be served, 10-11:30 a.m., Young Library Lobby.

  • News

Drop-In Research Help

Librarians are available at Young, Hillyer, and Josten Libraries to help you with research for your papers and projects Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Stop by the main service desk and ask!

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