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Social Work: Getting Started

This is a guide to help you navigate through Social Work related research.

About this Guide

Welcome to the Social Work guide! 

This guide can help you:

  • Find articles in recommended databases and journals
  • Find reference resources on your topic
  • Find print and e-books on your topic
  • Find websites and online resources related to your topic
  • Get citation help
  • Get course-specific research guidance

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Using this Resource

Whether this is your first time researching online or you just need a refresher, this guide is for you!


How to use this guide:

1) If you need detailed guidance on using the library, please feel free to examine the Using the Library: Tutorial. You can go through that start to finish or you can click the link and visit specific sections.

2) You can skip directly to the tab of your choice; some of the tabs have brief guidance on key issues on the left side of the page.

3) Looking for specific course-related instruction? Hover on the Help tab down arrow; click your course from the dropdown menu.


If you have any other questions, please reach out to the library or your instructor for guidance!


Librarian, Online and Distance Learning

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