The BCSSW library connects students and alumni to a robust collection of books, journals, and databases. Visit the ground floor of McGuinn to use carrels, computers, printers, scanners, smart televisions, and group study spaces or to borrow iPads, laptop chargers, adapters, and other technology.

McGuinn Hall B38



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Dedicated Librarians

Social Work Library Staff

Hannah Ha

Hannah Ha

Head Librarian

Phone: 617-552-3234
Hours: Monday–Friday,
9 a.m.–5 p.m. (11 a.m.–7 p.m. on Thursday)

Contact me for: Research assistance, library collection inquiries, or library facilities questions

Abigail Heingartner

Abigail Heingartner

Day Library Supervisor

Phone: 617-552-3204
Hours: Monday–Friday,
7:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Contact me for: Course Reserves, Canvas instruction, technology assistance, or student employment

Adam Williams

Adam Williams

Reference and Instruction Librarian

Phone: 617-552-0792
Hours: Monday–Friday,
9 a.m.-5 p.m. (10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Wednesday)

Contact me for: Finding sources, citation assistance, or to set up a library session for a class

General Hours of Operation

Day of Week Open Close
Sunday 1 p.m. 9 p.m.
Monday 8 a.m. 10 p.m.
Tuesday 8 a.m. 10 p.m.
Wednesday 8 a.m. 10 p.m.
Thursday 8 a.m. 10 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. 6 p.m.