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The Howard University School of Social Work has a core of excellent facilities for teaching and research.

Classrooms in the School's main facility, Inabel Lindsay Hall, are equipped with leading-edge soft board technology and multimedia connections for desktop PCs, personal laptop computers, VCRs, and DVD players. Lindsay Hall also houses the Social Work Library, a computer laboratory, and the doctoral student laborator.

The on-site Social Work Library is nationally recognized and is one of the eight libraries which comprise the Howard University library system. The Association of Research Libraries ranks Howard's library system among the top 100 research libraries in the nation. The Social Work library has outstanding collections of classic and contemporary professional books, journals, microfilm, and online access to a vast range of publications. 

By virtue of the School's Washington, DC location, students and faculty have access to unparalled library resources, including the Library of Congress and the specialized libraries of the National Institutes of Health and the National Institute of Mental Health. Membership in the Washington, DC Consortium of Universities provides students access to libraries of all the major colleges and universities in the area.

The School's research facilities include the E. Franklin Frazier Center for Social Work Research, the location for major faculty and staff extramurally funded researh, projects, and conferences. The Baker's Dozen Family and Community Resource and Research Center provides space for research, demonstration projects, and collaborative efforts with local residents and neighborhoods and community organizations that are producing research-based knowledge for practice, policy, and interventions to solve human problems. The Multidiscinplinary Center for Gerontology hosts interdisciplinary collaborations for research, education, and training in gerontology.