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Information Guides for Silberman School of Social Work

City University of New York, Hunter College, Hunter College Libraries

Welcome to the Social Work

and Urban Public Health

Library at Hunter College

What Are Information Guides? This is an Information Guide -

Library information guides are jumping off points designed to guide you to information sources about subjects, populations, or areas of interest. 

This guide is a curated collection of resources assembled by Faculty Librarians at Silberman to make research and library use easier for the social work students, faculty and staff who use the library.  It is designed as a 'single point of access' or a 'one stop shopping' tool to access information about our library, its resources, and the broader information universe specific to social work.

Use the gray tabs to the left to navigate to collections of information sources and links to other Silberman-curated information guides.

How Do I Connect with a Librarian?


Walk into the Library and Go to the Reference Desk

Click the link above for our hours


24/7/365 live, on-line chat with an academic librarian

Make an Appointment with a Hunter Librarian

In-person or Zoom

List of Hunter Librarian's Email

Email Hunter Librarians directly - Silberman Librarian emails are on this page

How do I reserve a group study room?

Free Group Of People Having Discussion At Work Stock PhotoYou may access the reservation system by:

  • Scanning the barcode posted by each study room door;
  • Going to the Circulation Desk and making your reservation in-person;
  • From the Libraries website:
    • Open the 'About' dropdown menu;
    • Click on 'Policies';
    • Click on 'Study Room Policy';
    • Click on the purple reservation link;
    • Open the Location dropdown menu
    • Select 'Silberman'

More information about the study rooms is available here and posted in each room.

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