SSW Students - Sign Up for a Library Research Session

Library SSW160/161 & thesis research sessions are scheduled Fri. 6/6 - Tue. 6/17. 1st & 2nd year students, look for sign-up information in Moodle.

SSW 160 - Required Course-Related Instruction

Eight sessions are scheduled for students in SSW 160/161, Introduction to Social Welfare Policy. 

These required sessions will be held in the Neilson Electronic Classroom (level 1 north), covering specific resources needed for the major 160 assignment.

Register here for one session.  Sign-up information will be posted in Moodle and through email.

Please see the SSW 160/161 Library Class Guide for more information, links, and librarian contacts.

SSW160/161 Research Sessions Time
Friday, June 6 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday, June 10 3:45 pm - 5:15 pm
Wednesday, June 11 10:45 am - 12:15 pm
Thursday, June 12 3:45 pm - 5:15 pm
Friday, June 13 9:00 am -10:30 am
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
1:30 pm -3:00 pm

Advanced Research - Required for Master's Students

All Master's thesis students are required to attend. These small group sessions provide a hands-on opportunity to explore the databases you'll use for research.

The sessions will be held in the Neilson Electronic Classroom (level 1 north).

Register here or look for sign-up information in Moodle and your email.

Please see the SSW380/381, 382/383, 384/385: Research Methods Class Guide for more information, links, and librarian contacts.

SSW380 / Research Session Dates Time
Monday, June 9 4:00 - 5:30 pm
Tuesday, June 10 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Wednesday, June 11 4:00 - 5:30 pm
7:00 - 8:30 pm
Thursday, June 12 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Monday, June 16 4:00 - 5:30 pm
Tuesday, June 17 4:00 - 5:30 pm

Doctoral Student Research Session

The session will be held in the Neilson Electronic Classroom (level 1 north).

Please see the SSW Doctoral Students Library Class Guide for more information, links, and librarian contacts.

SSW Dcotoral Session Date Time
Wednesday, June 4 10:30 am-12:30 pm

Contact

Teaching, Learning & Research Group
Neilson Library Reference Desk
neilref@smith.edu
(413) 585-2960

SSW Orientation, May 30, 2014

Friday, May 30, 2014
3:10-4:10 pm SSW Libraries' Orientation
(Last names beginning A-L)
Neilson Library Browsing Room
  Orientation to Smith Technology
(Last names beginning M-Z)
Weinstein Auditorium, Wright Hall
4:20-5:20 pm SSW Libraries' Orientation
(Last names beginning M-Z)
Neilson Library Browsing Room
  Orientation to Smith Technology
(Last names beginning A-L)
Weinstein Auditorium, Wright Hall

The Libraries' orientation session will include an introduction to essential people and places in the library, as well as Social Work resources and services on our website.

Meet at the Browsing Room, just inside the front entrance to Neilson Library, to the right. All entering SSW students must attend. 

Save time later on by familiarizing yourself with the basic facts and faces now!