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Social Work

A subject guide to help with beginning research in the field of Social Work

Library Research Guide

What's Here?

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Welcome to the Libraries' Research Guide for Social Work.

These pages contain information and links to materials that you need to accomplish your research.

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This guide is good for self-help but sometimes you need a human. If you have questions please email me at or use our chat services for more help.

Get What's Different

Hale Library is closed for the 2018-2019 school year because on May 22, 2018, a fire resulted in significant smoke and water damage. Library and IT services remain available while the building is closed for cleaning and reconstruction.

Search It Orientation Video

Use Search It, our discovery tool, to locate books, articles, music, movies, e-books, and more. The tool returns results that can be refined by:

  • peer-reviewed journals
  • full-text resources
  • topic
  • creation date

Watch this overview of using Search It.