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Brown School Library

HOURS

Note: Library hours are subject to change during intercessions, holidays, and inclement weather. Please call the library for the hours: (314) 935-6633.
Note: The building is ID-access only at 6:00 p.m. weekdays and locked all day on weekends.  Visitors, please make arrangements with the library staff if you need access to the library when the building is ID-access only.

COVID-19 Brown School Library Operations

COVID-19 Brown School Library Operations

Plan Ahead: Brown School Library wants to do everything we can to support our students, faculty, and staff while also protecting their health. Due to the need to coordinate appointments for access to library resources and services, it is more important than ever to plan ahead. For the most recent information and changes regarding Brown School Library resources and services, please refer back to this page. 

Digital Materials

Articles     Books     Databases     Videos

Reference Support – WUSTL faculty, staff, and students may use our reference support services by appointment. The staff member with whom you schedule an appointment will work with you on how to have the appointment – by phone, email, or Zoom.

Study Space: Our Reading Room and Book Stacks Are Closed.

Walk-ins: Pending further notice Olin Library, distributed libraries (law, business, art, etc.), and Brown School Library buildings are closed to walk-in visitors including WUSTL faculty, staff, and students.

Borrowing Physical Materials: Curbside Pickup 
Physical library materials can be requested through the online library catalog and picked up through Curbside Pickup

  • How to Use Curbside Pickup (Video
  • If you need assistance using the library catalog, you may view this video or make an appointment. Via Zoom, we will show you how to search the catalog, log into your account, and how to request materials. 
  • Returning Materials
    • Book drops in Brown School buildings remain closed
    • Olin Library book drops are open. Olin Library recommends using the drive-up return bins at these locations:
      - Throop Drive
      - South 40 on Shepley Drive
      - West Campus Library at 7425 Forsyth Blvd. 
    • Fines: Fines have been suspended/waived and loan times have been extended through September 1. 
    • Returning books by mail: If you will not be returning to campus and would like to ship books and materials back to the Libraries, please send to:
      Washington University in St. Louis
      One Brookings Drive, Campus Box 1061
      Attn: Olin Library Circulation
      St. Louis, MO 63130
      ph: 314-935-5420

Librarian Curated COVID 19 Information Resources  

Brown School COVID-19 Information

LOCATION

Brown Hall  
3rd Floor                                               

NE Corner                              

Book Drops
     Brown Hall, 1st floor, across from room 100
     Brown Hall, 3rd floor, across from the circulation desk.
     Goldfarb Hall, 1st floor, near the Forsyth street entrance
     *Book drops are picked up every morning library is open