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This guide describes the Social Work Library core resources and services.
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Leida I. Torres, Associate Librarian


Chelton Johnson, Library Technician


Cherette Sanders, Library Technician





The Library is located directly off the lobby (Room 200) in the School of Social Work building, Inabel Burns Lindsay Hall. The School building is located on 6th St. & Howard Place, NW right off  Georgia Avenue, approximately five blocks north of the Shaw/Howard University Metro Station. Campus. It  is also served by the #70 and #79 Metro buses along Georgia Avenue. There is a stop right on Howard Place, while the G2 bus stops at 4th and Bryant Streets, N.W. (a few blocks south east of the library). On street, metered parking is available in the neighborhood, but is often scarce during the school day.



Policies and Servicies


Request Class Instruction:  Contact Ms. Torres at 202-806-7316/7213 or at

Place Course Reserves:  Contact Mr. Johnson or Ms. Torres. You'll need to submit the material,or bibliographical information, Course Name and Course Number, as well until you want the material on Reserves.

Borrowing Materials: You can check the HU  Libraries'  Web Page and the WRLC  catalog. (shared catalog of all  the Members of the Consortium) to get  material from Howard or to request it from the Libraries of   WRLC.

Interlibrary Loan:  (Libraries: use Illiad or call 202-806-7132). HU Patrons: submit bibliographical information, your name, student or employee's number and  phone number  to

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Library Policies

 Library Account  (HU Patrons : or check in the HU Libraries web page under My Library Account.

Please return books when they are  due. Overdue fines apply. You must renew your books BEFORE  they are due. If you can't renew your books online, you need to bring them to  the Library. This also includes books from the Washington Research Library Consortium (WRLC).

Other Library Services :

Frequently Asked Questions:

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