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Social Work Library Guide

Research tools for Social Work.


Welcome to the SOCIAL WORK library guide!

This guide provides you with resources to help with your teaching, learning, and research. Subject guides like this guide provide access points to popular and frequently used resources in a specific discipline. Consult the following list for a description of each guide page:

Getting Started This page provides access to information resources that help ground your understanding of social work and its history.
Find Articles This page offers a list of reputable social work databases and journals that house scholarly articles.
Find Books Looking for a book to complete your teaching, learning, and/or research? Look no further! This page provides information on finding Social Work books.
Statistics & Data Considering the importance of data use in subjects like social work, this page has been created to help you find the data resources you need to complete your teaching, learning, and/or research task. This page will open up a new library guide titled Statistics & Data for the Social Sciences.
Basic Legal Research This page directs you to a library guide that provides an overview of legal research and legal documents.
Special Collections and Archives The Tulane University Special Collections and Archives (TUSC) provides access to primary sources that may prove impactful to your work. Visit the following website for more information: Tulane University Special Collections | TU Libraries
Websites This page provides a list of popular websites related to social work and social service.
Associations Visit this page to learn more about developing a professional identity through participation in professional associations.
Citation Guide This page will open the Citation library guide. Consult this page to learn more about citing resources for your teaching, learning, and/or research.
Keeping Current This page provides access to resources related to social work subfields.


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