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Social Work Library

Located in McGuinn Hall, the Social Work Library supports the teaching and research needs of the Graduate School of Social Work.

The Social Work Library contains over 41,000 volumes, 400 serial titles, and many audiovisual titles. The library also has access to hundreds of journal databases and over 23,000 electronic journals. The library maintains extensive course management sites and electronic reserves for faculty and student use.

Librarians are available to help faculty and students with their research in person, by e-mail and by telephone. Twelve public computers are maintained by the library and an additional 15 computers are housed in a small GSSW lab within the library space. Wireless internet access, printing and photocopying are available.

News & Updates

Open Access Fund Available

Interim Provost Joseph Quinn and University Librarian Thomas Wall have established an Open Access Publishing Fund. The Fund will reimburse article processing fees for Boston College authors who publish in fully open access journals.

Read the announcement in the Library Newsletter.
Read the Fund Policies.
Apply for funding online.

Spring Semester Hours

Monday-Thursday 8am-10pm
Fridays 8am-5pm
Saturdays 10am-6pm
Sundays 1pm-9pm