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Social Work Subject Guide

  • Use journal articles and Internet resources for current information
  • Journal articles contain more in-depth research on specialized topics
  • Books provide an older, but more thorough treatment of a subject
  • Browse by call numbers beginning with HV in the reference stacks and general book collection


Search Databases by subject or topic to find scholarly articles and business data appropriate for your assignments.


The Library Catalog, EZ-Borrow, and ILLiad are your gateways to the books (videos, DVDs, CDs, etc.) you need for your research.


There are many websites relevant to Social Work. The library uses to track and organize websites. If you want to share a website relevant to an assignment with Ship students, please tag it in with: ShipLibrary, MathematicsGuide, and the relevant course number, e.g. acc101