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Using The Library, Summer 2023

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Due to SAIS Library’s summer move to 555 Pennsylvania Avenue, our physical spaces will close on May 27th and reopen in mid-August (date TBC). Librarians are available for research appointments or other assistance via Zoom.

For all inquiries, please email [email protected]

Key Resources

  • Online readings available via the eReserves link on your Canvas course sites.

  • Librarians are available for research appointments or other assistance via Zoom. Send questions or requests for appointments to [email protected].

  • Research Guides by Topic: The Key Resources Guide is a great starting point providing a range of options for research. The full list of guides is available as a dropdown menu on our homepage.

  • Databases: For scholarly articles, news sources, data, etc., use the SAIS Databases dropdown menu on the Library’s homepage.

  • Search the catalog: Use Catalyst, the JH Libraries catalog, to find books (print and digital formats), documents, etc.

  • Print books and other materials from John Hopkins and Borrow Direct partner libraries may be requested for pickup.

  • Journals and Newspapers: Search and access via Catalyst or the FindIt Journal Linker button on the homepage

  • Technology: See these Frequently Asked Questions for information on common tech issues encountered while doing research.

  • Printing:  A student printer is located in Rome 329 (1619 Massachusetts Avenue, NW)

We’ll see you again in August 2023, when we reopen as ”Sheridan Library DC” at 555 Pennsylvania Ave., NW.

Study Spaces

The Nitze 1st floor café area, 1740 Massachusetts Ave, NW:

Monday – Friday:  7:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

The “BOB” Learning Commons, 3rd floor, 1717 Massachusetts Ave, NW:

Monday – Friday:  8:00am - 10:00pm
Saturday:  9:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday: Closed

Note: The Learning Commons access requires a Hopkins ID card tap at the door