News & Events

We are excited to announce the beta launch of our new website.
Please take a look and give us your feedback.


Neilson Library and Alumnae Gym closed May 21 in order to make way for the construction of the New Neilson Library (2017-2020).
Saturday 5/20 & 5/27: Meet curators and archivists and see the Model of the New Neilson Library. See schedule of events.
Preview our new website with enhanced features and responsive design. We’re fine-tuning the site before going live later in May so please have a look around and tell us what you think.
When Neilson Library closes on May 21, the KnowledgeLab will move to Seelye B4, reopening late June.
SmithScape is a new campus study spaces app for students which will be available this summer in pilot mode.
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.
Neilson will be closing for reconstruction at the end of May, but you can preserve your memories of Neilson for the Archives.
An exhibition curated by Tasha Binkowski, class of 2017. Morgan Gallery, Neilson Library entrance.
The New Discover is linked on the Libraries' home page on the "Discover" tab.
Books featured from Nancy Bloch's recent donation of almost 200 artist books, and curated by Emily Hernandez, class of 2017 as part of her senior capstone project.
Maya Lin unveiled drawings of the new building at an event on campus on October 14.
Read about our vision for the future of Smith Libraries in Transformations: Smith Libraries in the 21st Century.
If your students have a library research assignment, now is the time to start thinking about when to add library instruction to your class syllabus. Please use our new form to schedule a session.
Try our new service that helps you browse the collection of Smith College Libraries' DVD's.
Smith and Five College students, faculty, and staff can use SmithSecure; all others can use SmithGuest.
Have you ever been surprised to find that your password still works for Smith Mail, but you can't log on to a networked computer or connect to Moodle?