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Special Collections Closed
Hillyer Art Library 9am - 8pm
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Libraries' Service Desk

Call 413-585-2910

 

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Request SSW Materials

Books

We can mail Smith (not Five College) books to you at no charge

  • Send requests to sswreq@smith.edu
  • Do NOT use Request Item in the online catalog
  • Note: Books are subject to recall see below for details.  

If Smith does not own the book, we will usually buy it for the library and mail it to you

If Smith does not own the book and we cannot buy it

  • We can check for locations near your placement site
  • You may also try interlibrary loan at your local public library
  • Do NOT request books via interlibrary loan; we cannot mail books from other libraries to you

Theses and Dissertations

We will mail Smith theses/dissertations to you at no charge

Most SSW master's theses 2007+ are online, as are SSW dissertations 2009+ in Smith Scholarworks

Smith offers full-text access to many non-Smith dissertations/theses, too

Note: Books and theses are due June 5, 2017 -- but are subject to recall at any time

  • If you receive a recall notice, mail the item(s) back to Smith immediately (you pay shipping)
  • Questions about the recall notice?  Contact sswreq@smith.edu for advice or possible extensions.

Journal Articles

To see if an article is available online from Smith

If the article is available only in paper copy at Smith

  • Send an email request to sswreq@smith.edu
  • We will make a PDF and email the article to you

If the article isn’t available online or in print from Smith

Using Interlibrary Loan

If you live in the Northampton area, you may use Interlibrary Loan for both books and articles. If you are out of town, request articles and book chapters only. We cannot mail books from other libraries to you.

Contact/Help

Contact for... Location Phone Email
Questions about obtaining Smith materials while on placement... Dominique Trembley 413-585-4163      sswreq@smith.edu
Questions about interlibrary loan requests... Interlibrary Loan 413-585-2962 snnill@smith.edu
Questions about borrowing or renewing Smith books, and your patron record Circulation 413-585-2910 neilcirc@smith.edu
Research-related questions... Reference 413-585-2960 libraryhelp@smith.edu
Questions about collection development... Pamela Skinner 413-585-2961 pskinner@smith.edu