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Young Library 8am - 10pm
Special Collections Closed
Hillyer Art Library 9am - 8pm
Josten Performing Arts Library 1-6 pm or by apt.
KnowledgeLab 8am - 4pm

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Libraries' Service Desk

Call 413-585-2910



Request Materials

Summer 2017

  • Most of Neilson Library and Young Science Library print collections will be unavailable June 10-September 4, 2017 while they are moved into the the new Five College Library Annex in Hatfield, MA.
  • Items may be requested from the other Five Colleges through the Five College Library Catalog and through Interlibrary Loan.
  • The collections will become available for requesting on September 5, 2017.

Beginning Fall 2017

  • Most of the Neilson and Young Science Library print collections will be housed in the new Five College Library Annex in Hatfield, MA.
  • Materials will be paged from the Annex just like items from the other Five College libraries and the Five College Library Repository.
  • There will be daily deliveries of books and journals (Monday-Friday).

Five College Library Requests

Smith College and Five College users can request library materials using the Five College Library Online Catalog. Requested materials will be retrieved and delivered to the user’s home library within 2-3 business days. Learn more…

Interlibrary Loan

For any materials not owned by the Five Colleges, Smith College users can request these through Interlibrary Loan at Smith while Five College users can use the Interlibrary Loan services at their home institution.

Suggest Purchases

Users can also recommend purchases for the Smith College Libraries using the Book & Media Suggestion Form or using the Library Order Form (faculty only).

For other materials, please see the chart below.

To Request... Use...
Books and media in the Five College Library Catalog Request Item
Books and media checked out to another user Request Item
Journal articles not held at Smith either print or online Interlibrary Loan
Books and other materials that cannot be requested through the Five College Library Catalog Interlibrary Loan
Books from the Five College Library Repository Request Item
Journal articles from the Five College Library Repository Interlibrary Loan
Items in the AC and UM Depository Request Item
Suggestions for library purchase (students & staff) Book & Media Suggestion form
Materials for library purchase (faculty) Library Order form

Contact Us

Location Phone Email
Young Library 413-585-2910
Hillyer Art Library 413-585-2940
Josten Performing Art Library 413-585-2930