|Course Reserves, Catalog & Circulation
Assistance, Student Employees
Office: Brown Hall 301B
Literature Searches, Instruction
|Special Projects, Research, NIH
Compliance, Collection Development
Office: Brown Hall 301C
Phone: (314) 935-8644
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The Brown School Library is located in Brown Hall in Rooms 300 - 304. The elevator is midway down the hallway.
Located at the northeast end of the third floor of Brown Hall
Check out / Return items
Course reserve / Permanent reserve items
Pick up your requested items / holds
Lost and Found: Circulation Desk
Tables, study carrels, sofas, and soft seating for quiet study
Dissertations, Faculty Collection, New Books collections (northwest wall)
Journals (2005-present) are shelved alphabetically by title
Reference collection (northeast wall)
West Stacks – Main Level (books, 2000-present)
Call numbers A-K
East Stacks – Main Level (books, 2000-present)
Call numbers L-Z
Upper Level - use the stairs in the West Stacks
Books published before 2000
Journals published before 2005
Oversized books published before 2000
Portraits in the Brown School Library
The Brown School Library has three portraits in the Reading Room.
Frank J. Bruno (east wall)
Head of the social work program 1925-1945. He founded the social work program and shaped it into a broad, comprehensive program. He also established the two-year Masters program. Through his leadership, the social work program developed a firm foundation and a national reputation.
Benjamin E. Youngdahl (west wall)
Dean of the social work program 1945-1962. He expanded field education opportunities and managed the school's growth. He developed the mental health specialization and started the Doctoral program.
Shanti K. Khinduka (south wall)
Dean of the social work program 1974-2004. He developed the competency-based curriculum which met the needs of core content, concentrations, and specialization. He encouraged research and strengthened local and international ties. He developed a strong scholarship program.
The above descriptions are based on O'Connor's book. Additional information on the above individuals is available from the book: What we believe: A history of the George Warren Brown School of Social Work: 1909-2007 by Candace O'Connor. http://catalog.wustl.edu:80/record=b6384435~S2
Download the history book: http://catalog.wustl.edu:80/record=b6384435~S2