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Brown School Library

Location: Brown Hall, 3rd Floor.

Serving the research and teaching needs of the Brown School community in social work, public health, and social policy. All are welcomed and appreciated!

Welcome to Brown School Library

The Brown School library is a full-service library that includes access to an extensive collection to meet the needs of students, faculty and staff across our public health, social policy, and social work programs.

Library staff provide a full range of services to support the academic and research success of the school community. Brown School librarians hold over 1,300 one-on-one meetings each year with students, faculty and staff, and provide course reserves for many class materials. With access to a robust online and print collection, the Brown community uses 50,000 online journal articles, 150,000 e-books and 7,000 print books annually.


In-Person Services available include: 

  • Reading Room
  • Access to browse and retrieve print materials
  • Information Services Desk (checking materials in and out) 
  • Print Course Reserves and DVD's
  • In-Classroom librarian instruction
  • Book Drops

Masks and Social Distancing - refer to our section on conduct for guidance regarding masks and social distancing.   

These services remain available remotely: 


Reading Room, Services Desk, and Librarian Offices

Brown hall, #300

(314) 935-6633

MSC 1196-0251-46

One Brookings Dr.

St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

brownlibrary@wustl.edu

Book Drops

Brown Hall, 1st floor (across from Rm. 100)

Brown Hall, 3rd floor (across from Library Service Desk)

Goldfarb Hall, 1st floor (near Forsyth St.)

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