Lillian and Milford Harris Library

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Harris Library Services During COVID-19 Shutdown

All CWRU campus libraries are currently closed. However, the staff members of the Harris Library are available to provide online support for your information needs.

Electronic Resources

All e-journals, e-books, and research databases are available to the Mandel School and CWRU communities. Please remember to use Single Sign-On (SSO) or VPN to access these resources from off campus.

Research Assistance

Librarians are available to conduct virtual research consultations by email, Google chat, phone or Zoom. We continue to offer library instruction and faculty support.

OhioLINK and Interlibrary Loan

All borrowing of physical items (e.g., books, videos) via OhioLINK and interlibrary loan is suspended until further notice.

Overdue Material

Please keep any books and other materials that you borrowed until the library reopens. We will waive any fines and late fees accrued during the University closure.

Do you have further questions? Please contact us:

E-mail: harrisref@case.edu
Phone: 216-368-2302
Zoom: by request

Virtual Hours

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Intensive Weekend Saturdays (April 4, April 18, May 9, June 6): 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.


The Lillian & Milford Harris Library is one of a few libraries in the country dedicated entirely to social work literature and scholarship.

The staff at the Harris Library is dedicated to helping you secure the information you need to succeed. Don't hesitate to reach out.

Local phone: 216.368.2302
Toll free: 800.944.2290 (ask for the Harris Library at Ext. 2302)
Fax: 216.368.2106

Reference email: harrisref@case.edu
Interlibrary loan email: harrisill@case.edu
Physical location: Mandel School, room 175

Check the hours

The Harris Library is closed until further notice due to the Covid-19 outbreak, but we are available by phone and online during regular business hours. We can be reached at (216) 368-2302 or at harrisref@case.edu.

Meet the staff

Samantha C. Skutnik
Director / Librarian
216.368.2283
samantha.skutnik@case.edu

M.L.S., Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.
B.A., Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

June Hund
Technical Services & Reference Librarian
216-368-0722
june.hund@case.edu

M.S.L.S., Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan.
B.F.A., Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan.
B.A., Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.

Kristen Kirchgesler
Reference & Instruction Librarian
216.368.1658
kristen.arbutiski@case.edu or kristen1@case.edu

M.S.I., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
B.A., Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio.

Lena Ford
Circulation & Access Services Coordinator
216.368.2155
lena.ford@case.edu

Debora Morris
Administrative Library Assistant
216.368.2293
debora.morris@case.edu